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Experimental and Laboratory Animals

Experimental and laboratory animals are a specific group of non-human beings used for in-vivo testing and experimental research. This group shouldn’t be confused with animals used in field studies when they are being observed while roaming in their natural habitats. Animal experimentation is conducted in pharmaceutical companies, commercial facilities and defense establishments for applied research and in universities and medical …

Cats may hold the key to HIV treatment

A brand new research, conducted by Akram Alian and Dr.Meytal Galilee, from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, shows that they may open the door to the development of new drugs that can fight the drug-resistant HIV-1. These findings were reported to the journal “PLOS Pathogens”. HIV is a virus that attacks the T-cells, which are the …

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New method of managing Horse Stable Flies Population

New method of managing Horse Stable Flies Population

Flies’ impact on horses The most common types of pests with aggressive biting habits and negative health impact on horses are the flies. The behavior of these insects is persistent, annoying and sometimes life threatening. Besides making the horses often irritated and distracted the flies are vectors and transmitters for many viral, bacterial, protozoal and nematode diseases. One of the …

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Breakthroughs in veterinary medicine in the last decade

Parallel to the developments in the human medicine, veterinary medicine also manages to implement modern approaches to health practice. Researchers in the field work day and night to provide ways that could potentially improve the quality of life of all animal species. Here is a list of the most game-changing breakthroughs in the vet med profession in the last ten …