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Pyoderma, atopic dermatitis, and seborrhea are relatively common, troublesome skin conditions in dogs. These disorders cause a cadre of problems such as itching, hair loss, secondary bacterial or fungal infections, and behavioral problems due to psychological stress as a result of chronic discomfort.
As COVID-19 spread across the world, doctors and researchers alike noted a variety of symptoms associated with sick patients. Experts are beginning to consider that a portion of these varying symptoms, as well as the likelihood of contracting the disease and morbidity rates, could be attributed to differences between individuals’ biologically assigned sex and race. A research team led by Manci Li, PhD candidate, recently published a perspective review looking at host response to coronavirus infection based on the host’s genome.
Zika virus (ZIKV) is unique among viruses in its family in that it can be sexually transmitted between humans without the need for a mosquito host. However, the impact of these direct human-to-human transmission chains on the ability to alter the evolution of ZIKV remains poorly understood. A team of researchers led by Matthew T.
Laura K. Molgaard, DVM, has been named to lead the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine as its next dean, effective June 21, 2021.Read More...
Interventional radiology offers alternative to traditional surgery and opens new treatment avenues for patientsRead More...
Veterinary students gain valuable communication skills as helpline call takersRead More...