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Wildlife (Mis)Management

There is a deer overpopulation problem in the east. The work I did in Washington, D.C. was intended to get an estimate of how many deer there were in the urban park system, and figure out how to respond to chronic wasting disease when it got there (CWD is a form of prion disease, essentially the same as bovine spongiform encephalopathy and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease). 575 more words

Management Overpopulation Predation Brucellosis

Animal health experts discuss approaches for tackling brucellosis in India

Towards the end of the peri-urban human animal environment interface (PeriMilk) project that the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) has been implementing in India together with the Public Health Foundation of India and Indian universities, ILRI invited 30 brucellosis and animal health and zoonoses experts to a one-day workshop. 343 more words

ILRI

Drug Resistant Brucella Found In K-Bar Dairy Raw Milk

Did you know that K-Bar Dairy had been the focus of an official Health Advisory from the U.S. Centers for Disease last month? It flew below the radar for a lot of food safety advocates but back in September, CDC confirmed that multiple samples of… 240 more words

Alternative Medicine

Understanding Between Two Infectious Bacteria Revealed by Researchers

Simple, versatile genetic ‘toolkit’ releases a glowing label to bacteria for its easy observation & identification

Article Source: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Abstract: Making use of a new methodology, researchers have investigated mechanisms of infection and provided new clues into how different bacteria cooperate with each other to cause disease. 760 more words

Brucellosis

Mothers write:"Dear President Lincoln"...

A sampling of motherly missives to the president

In the summer of 1818, when Abraham Lincoln was nine years old, his mother, Nancy, caught “the milk-sick,” a then-mysterious disease caused by drinking the milk of cows that had eaten white snake-root. 2,938 more words

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