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Vascular endothelial dysfunction is a potential risk factor for cardiovascular disease. This study evaluated the effect of curcumin on factors associated with vascular dysfunction using rats fed a high-sucrose, high-fat (HSF) diet. The experiment included 2 animal feeding phases. In the first...

Author(s)
Tsai IJung; Chen ChiaWen; Tsai ShinYu; Wang PeiYuan; Owaga, E.; Hsieh RongHong
Publisher
NRC Research Press
Publication
Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 2018, 43, 7, pp 669-676
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Researchers at The Pirbright Institute and the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Foreign Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory...

Date
August 2018
CABI Book Info
Cover for Are we pushing animals to their biological limits? Welfare and ethical implications.

This book contains 15 chapters on biological limits of domestic animals. Topics discuses are: use new genetic technologies and animal breeding methods carefully to avoid problems (introduction); domestication to Dolly and beyond (a brief history of animal modification); good for whom (differences...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.; Whiting, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Event

6 - 10 January 2020 - London

Venue
London
Country
UK
Contact
Veterinary Vaccinology Network,
Contact Details
Ash Road, Pirbright, Woking, GU24 0NF, UK.
Tel
+44 (0)1483 231 338
CAB ReviewFull Text

The use of electrical water bath stunning for the 'humane' slaughter of poultry has drawn criticism from some animal welfare research scientists and animal welfare organizations throughout the world. During water bath stunning, birds are shackled and inverted prior to entry into an electrified...

Date
July 2018
Subjects
animal welfare; electronarcosis; halal food; poultry; poultry meat; slaughter
Author(s)
Fuseini, A.; Teye, M.; Wotton, S. B.; Lines, J. A.; Knowles, T. G.
Datasheet

Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) is an asexual, spherical, eukaryotic, fungal pathogen that develops in the keratinized skin cells of amphibians....

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March 2017
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Villalobos, A. E.
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The effect of the algal species Chlorella vulgaris at six different ratios (0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 g) of air dried algae biomass, mixed with 10.18 g of sheep manure, added to 50 g of soil, and incubated for a period of 15 weeks was studied in a laboratory in order to detect the role of adding small...

Author(s)
Gougoulias, N.; Papapolymerou, G.; Karayannis, V.; Spiliotis, X.; Chouliaras, N.
Publisher
Institute of Agricultural Economics and Information
Publication
Soil and Water Research, 2018, 13, 1, pp 51-59
AbstractFull Text

Gastric ulcerations in finishing pigs can cause growth restriction, sudden death and contamination of the carcass by invading microorganisms. The aim of the study was to compare macroscopic and histological findings of the stomach mucosa in fattening pigs kept at 1 m2/pig and provided with long...

Author(s)
Krauss, I.; Schwarz, L.; Schodl, K.; Knecht, C.; Brunthaler, R.; Metzler-Zebeli, B.; Leeb, C.; Hennig-Pauka, I.
Publisher
Veterinarska Fakulteta, Univerza v Ljubljani
Publication
Slovenian Veterinary Research, 2018, 55, 2, pp 91-100
AbstractFull Text

Liver development and function are dependent on specific gene expression profile. Many genes in the liver are differentially expressed between females and males and these sex differences are thought to be at least partially influenced by sex specific patterns of growth hormone secretion. The aim of...

Author(s)
Klenovsek, K. K.; Spanic, T.; Majdic, G.
Publisher
Veterinarska Fakulteta, Univerza v Ljubljani
Publication
Slovenian Veterinary Research, 2018, 55, 2, pp 81-90
AbstractFull Text

Microbial contamination in livestock, resulting in foodborne illnesses, poses a serious problem for veterinary medicine. Rapidly growing number of antibiotic-resistant bacterial strains triggers increased interest in phage therapy, which has already been tested against zoonotic pathogens in...

Author(s)
Skaradzińska, A.; Skaradziński, G.; Choińska-Pulit, A.; Śliwka, P.; Łaba, W.; Mituła, P.; Żaczek, M.; Weber-Dąbrowska, B.
Publisher
Veterinarska Fakulteta, Univerza v Ljubljani
Publication
Slovenian Veterinary Research, 2018, 55, 2, pp 73-80
AbstractFull Text

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is common in dogs and cats and can occur at any age, especially in geriatric animals. The various presentations of the disease and their different hemodynamic and metabolic alterations are issues of profound research. Currently clinicians improvements of the...

Author(s)
Pérez, J. M.; Alessi, C.
Publisher
Veterinarska Fakulteta, Univerza v Ljubljani
Publication
Slovenian Veterinary Research, 2018, 55, 2, pp 59-71

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