A bacterium that attacks people suffering from chronic lung disease and compromised immune systems could be halted by disrupting the distribution channels the organism uses to access the cytoplasm of its host cell.
Researchers at Oregon State University are paving the way for more precision in determining surgical margins for an aggressive tumor common in cats.
Research suggests the bacteria that cause TB alter their metabolism to combat exposure to antimicrobials, and that the metabolic mechanisms might be neutralized by new drugs.
Researchers have discovered a link between the immune system, gut bacteria and glucose metabolism – a “cross-talk” that can lead to type 2 diabetes when not functioning correctly.
The OSU Board of Trustees approved the renovation of Magruder Hall to allow the College of Veterinary Medicine to increase enrollment and expand its small-animal teaching hospital.
Both a high-fat and a high-sugar diet cause changes in gut bacteria that appear related to a significant loss of “cognitive flexibility,” or the power to adapt to changing situations.
Three more Oregon horses have been found to be infected with Equine Herpes Virus 1, including one with the most serious form of this virus that tends to cause neurological damage.
A study by an OSU veterinary doctor confirms that a new type of surgery could speed up the ability to spay cats and help reduce the problem of homeless pets around the nation.
New research has helped to explain the megative impact of antibiotics on a wide range of health issues, and suggest the issue is broader than realized.
A study of infectious disease suggests that some treatments meant to help, such as deworming, may aid individuals but do so at the expense of the herd - both in animals and humans.
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