Compound from hops aids cognitive function in young animals

A compound found in hobs and beer can improve cognitive function in young mice, and continues to be of interest to scientists studying the impacts of aging on health and memory.

Use of dengue vaccine may cause short-term spikes in its prevalence

A vaccine for dengue fever or some other diseases like it could actually cause temporary spikes in incidence of the disease in the first years after they are used.

Research could lead to new cancer assay, aid both dogs and humans

Research at OSU should lead to a new assay for bladder cancer, in both dogs and humans, and improve treatment success.

OSU assisting in alpaca rescue operation

OSU veterinary doctors and students are pitching in to help save the lives of 175 alpacas facing serious health problems.

Amber fossil reveals ancient reproduction in flowering plants

Researchers have discovered an ancient flowering plant preserved in amber, the oldest known fossil specimen of sexual reproduction in plants.

Innovative approach could ultimately end deadly disease of sleeping sickness

A combination of bacteria in tsetse flies has the potential to significantly reduce or even eliminate the disease of sleeping sickness, an OSU modeling study suggests.

Gut microbes closely linked to range of health issues

Researchers are gaining a new appreciation of the critical role that gut microbes play in the immune system, and how their disruption may lead to disease.

College of Veterinary Medicine resumes normal operations following EHV-1 case

Three weeks after diagnosing a horse with a form of equine herpes virus and suspending all elective surgical and medical services for horses and camelids, the Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine announced today that it is resuming normal operations.

OSU treats horse with virus that can cause serious illness in horses, llamas, alpacas

The Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine has diagnosed a horse with a form of equine herpes virus, a naturally occurring virus that can cause serious illness in horses.

Oregon State University breaks record with $441 million in research grants

Oregon State University crossed the $400 million threshold in grants and contracts for the first time in the fiscal year that ended June 30, including being awarded a grant to build a $122 million regional research vessel.

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