Mystery respiratory disease affecting dogs in Oregon and other US states. Not known if it is viral or bacterial

Mystery respiratory disease affecting dogs in Oregon and other states and they don't know whether it is viral or bacterial in origin.

NEWS AND COMMMENT: Online, there are disturbing reports about a mystery respiratory disease affecting more than 200 dogs in Oregon and the report is that other states are affected. The worrying aspect of this disease is that at this stage the experts don’t know whether …

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Endangered species’ poop could help fight diabetic foot ulcers

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The Times reports on a University of Sheffield article describing research that they have done on using the poop of endangered animals to kill certain bacterial species including superbugs which are resistant to antibiotics and which cause diabetic foot ulcers. Apparently, diabetics can suffer from …

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Antimicrobial resistance in humans and animals occurs together

Globally, the association between antibiotic consumption and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) between human and animals goes both ways.

In a recent study, the scientists concluded that “globally, the association between antibiotic consumption and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) between human and animals goes both ways”. My understanding is that they mean that if humans consume too many antibiotics it works against them because the pathogens, …

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