Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Killer Australian virus outbreak claims ninth horse

A horse was put down in Australia after contracting the deadly Hendra virus -- the ninth animal to die in an outbreak which has exposed almost 50 people in two states.

Medical research

Oxidative DNA damage repair

Oxidative stress damages DNA. Researchers in the Vetsuisse Faculty have now decoded the mechanism that repairs DNA damaged in this way. This repair mechanism could lead to less invasive approaches in cancer therapy and contribute ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ohio mail-order hatchery now linked to salmonella in 23 states

(HealthDay) -- Live chicks and ducklings from a mail-order hatchery in Ohio have been linked to a salmonella outbreak that had sickened 93 people in 23 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in an ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

When working with animals can hurt your mental health

While it might sound like fun to work around pets every day, veterinarians and people who volunteer at animal shelters face particular stressors that can place them at risk for depression, anxiety and even suicide, according ...

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