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  • Scabies in Cats

    scabies in cats is a growing problem worldwide, affecting all breeds, and is highly contagious condition. It can not spread very quickly to any cat that has been exposed, can affect the whole litter of cats, and if not recognized and treated, it can also be transmitted to humans. After a cat is infe...
  • The particular Genital Herpes Virus - What Is Genital Herpes and the ways to know if it is

    Genital herpes diseases - Genital herpes is very common in America and around the globe. Research shows which up to 20% of most sexually active us residents has it? That is certainly one out of each six. That is certainly a lot. Your scary component is many don't know they have that. The herpes inf...
  • Case of the Week 340

    The following were seen on a Papanicolaou-stained cervical smear from a woman with complaints of dysuria and vaginal discharge (taken at 400 and 1000x magnification).  Identification?...
  • Human Endogenous Retroviruses (HERVs) and autism

    Please don't be put off by the title of this post or the jargon it contains. I merely offer some discussion on a paper recently published at Emanuela Balestrieri and colleagues* (open-access) on the expression of Human Endogenous Retroviruses (HERVs) in cases of autism. The Martians are a co...
  • dykehealthtips

    Polio virus sample found in Brazil June 23, 2014 17:55 Children are most vulnerable to the highly infectious disease but vaccines offer protection A strain of the polio virus has been found at an international airport in Brazil, but there are no human cases, the World Health Organization has said. A...
  • Equine Influenza Down Under

    Since we learned about the alpha/roller coaster viruses on Tuesday, thought this article about 5 horses in New South Wales who have contracted the Equine Influenza would be appropriate. New South Wales deputy chief veterinary officer Steve Dunn on Saturday [6 Oct 2007] confirmed that 5 horses ne...
  • Guild Big Ideas- Hot Zone Synopsis

    Sarah A. Crystele K. Kathryn L. Brian L. George L. Period 4 Guild- Big Ideas Synopsis on Hot Zone:        In Hot Zone it explains the concepts of the Ebola virus, How it came to be and what it does to the body of animals and humans once inside their blood. The Eb...
  • Diarrhea

    Diarrhea is loose, watery, and frequent stools.  The most common causes of diarrhea are •  a mild viral infection known as viral gastroenteritis.  This is also known as the stomach flu. •  Traveler’s diarrhea or Montezuma’s revenge is described in more detail below. Other...
  • With Chickens Come Chicken Pox?!?!

    The last couple of weeks have been filled with ups and downs.  We kept Eric home with us several days to help us finish the chicken coop, and then, finally, to go pick out some hens.  We had gone with the intention of buying one or two hens that were going to serve as mothers for some fert...
  • Pesticides and Polio

    Warning It has been alleged that DDT causes or contributes to a wide variety of diseases of humans and animals not previously recognized as associated with any chemical. Such diseases included... poliomyelitis, …such irresponsible claims could produce great harm and, if taken seriously, even ...
  • NADMO raises red flag over H1N1 influenza

    With more than 480 cases of the deadly H1N1 influenza already recorded in Ghana since August 2009, officials of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) have raised a flag about a possible outbreak of the disease. In a statement signed by the National Co-ordinator of the NADMO, Mr Kofi ...
  • is endotracheal intubation always a must during major surgery?

    Answers: I don't know about a must, but its a good idea because anasthesia can make some people vomit, and if your lying on your back unconscious it is easy to aspirate stomach acid into the lungs which can kill you. nope yes, because they give medicines that can paralyze your breathing muscles. (t...
  • Bacteria [Plural of ‘Bacterium’]

    Exhaustive historical evidences based on the survey of literatures, amply stress and reveal the fact that ‘bacteria’ predominantly share with the ‘blue-green algae’ a unique status and place, in the ‘world of living organisms’. A bacterium may be regarded as a one-celled organism withou...
  • Anatomy

    Hand, foot and mouth disease is usually a short mild illness that mainly affects children. Most children fully recover within a week. Serious complications occur rarely. This disease is NOT related to the disease with a similar name which affects animals. What is hand, foot and mouth disease and w...
  • Globalization and disease

    The importation of "new" animals/insects into a ecosystem is not new, (see the Columbian exchange). But it continues: from the CDC: To explore increased risk for human Rickettsia spp. infection in Germany, we investigated recreational areas and renatured brown coal surface-mining sites ...
  • Nicotine Withdrawal- How to Deal with Symptoms to Quit Smoking?

    On the occasion of World No Tobacco Day on May 31, what could be the ideal topic to discuss than nicotine withdrawal symptoms and how to deal with them while trying to quit smoking! Let’s know what are the nicotine withdrawal symptoms and some tips to overcome these symptoms to make your ‘Quit Smoki...
  • Easy Does It - 30 ml - Pet Essences

    Find all the health supplies you need for your dog, and if you want to buy it online, please click the picture or the check price now button below to see more detail, review, overview, customer review and updated price. Dog Health Supplies Product Description: Easy Does It is for use when there ...
  • How Long Does Sore Throat Last With Mono

    Hilarious Joe Jonas prepares video for Funny Or Die The Web Funny videos or Die (FunnyOrDie.com) is known for hilarious audiovisual material collected from different corners of the Internet in addition to their own productions using including support for most popular...
  • Part 3 norovirus and shellfish

    Among the many shellfish, to shellfish that feed on plankton as oysters, are swallowing seawater is stored for norovirus. So, if you're looking shellfish that are eaten as food for other things, it would be low confidence could have been contaminated with the virus. One which is well known as clam...
  • "Natural Pest And Disease Control For Edibles" Class At Center For Urban Horticulture Tomorrow

     UW Botanic Gardens’ Center for Urban Horticulture (3501 NE 41st Street) is holding a class called " Natural Pest and Disease Control for Edibles  from 9-noon tomorrow.     The information says:  Edibles are a great fit for any garden, but the...