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The most common cause of new infectious strains in both pigs and people is something called viral gene reassortment, which occurs when two different influenza viruses infect the same cell and then swap gene segments.  

Researchers have discovered what they believe to be the presence of two lymph nodes in the pelvic region of certain dogs that were previously undocumented in the animal. The findings have the potential to improve diagnostic and treatment plans for the most popular pet in the world. 

Commercial rehydration solutions are formulated to correct electrolyte abnormalities, dehydration, and blood pH levels, but most are also hypertonic—meaning they can lead to further fluid losses in the intestine and prolong recovery.

Ketosis, or hyperketonemia, is a disorder in dairy cows that often occurs during the weeks surrounding calving. 

The specific mechanism for how HIV-1 persisted during a host cell’s stress-response period had been unclear until now. The findings could open doors for improved HIV treatment.


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