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The measles virus (MV) causes half a million childhood deaths annually. Vitamin A supplements significantly reduce measles-associated mortality and morbidity. The mechanisms whereby vitamin A acts against MV are not understood and currently there is no satisfactory small animal model for MV...

Author(s)
Rodeheffer, C.; Messling, V. von; Milot, S.; Lepine, F.; Manges, A. R.; Ward, B. J.
Publisher
American Society for Nutrition, Bethesda, USA
Citation
Journal of Nutrition, 2007, 137, 8, pp 1916-1922
Abstract

Interactions among β-carotene (BC), α-tocopherol (AT) and ascorbic acid (AA) led to the hypothesis that using a combination of these antioxidants could be more beneficial than using a single antioxidant alone, particularly against smoke-related lung cancer. In this investigation, we have conducted...

Author(s)
Kim, Y.; Chongviriyaphan, N.; Liu, C.; Russell, R. M.; Wang, X. D.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Carcinogenesis, 2006, 27, 7, pp 1410-1419
Abstract

Epidemiological studies have demonstrated that people who eat more fruits and vegetables (rich in carotenoids) and people who have higher serum beta-carotene (BC) levels have a lower risk of cancer, particularly lung cancer. However, the two main human intervention studies of BC supplementation...

Author(s)
Fuster, A.; Picó, C.; Sánchez, J.; Oliver, P.; Zingaretti, M. C.; Murano, I.; Morroni, M.; Hoeller, U.; Goralczyk, R.; Cinti, S.; Palou, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 2008, 19, 5, pp 295-304
Abstract

A number of epidemiological studies have reported associations of β-carotene plasma levels or intake with decreased lung cancer risk. However, intervention studies in smokers have unexpectedly reported increased lung tumor rates after high, long-term, β-carotene supplementation. Recently, detailed...

Author(s)
Goralczyk, R.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Group, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Nutrition and Cancer, 2009, 61, 6, pp 767-774
Abstract

A 1.5-year-old ferret examined because of seizures was found to have low serum calcium, high serum phosphorus, and extremely high serum parathyroid hormone concentrations. Common causes of these abnormalities, including nutritional secondary hyperparathyroidism, chronic renal secondary...

Author(s)
Wilson, G. H.; Greene, C. E.; Greenacre, C. B.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2003, 222, 8, pp 1093-1096
Abstract

Author(s)
Greenacre, C. B.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Nephrology and urology of small animals, 2011, pp 857-876
Abstract

The outbreak was caused by feeding high levels of dietary polyunsaturated fat. The disease affected mainly 13 to 15-week-old rapidly growing kits: 793 kits were affected and 183 died. The outbreak was quickly controlled by lowering the level of polyunsaturated fat in the diet and administering high ...

Author(s)
Brooks, H. V.; Rammell, C. G.; Hoogenboom, J. J. L.; Taylor, D. E. S.
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 1985, 33, 9, pp 141-145
Abstract

A general account. Denmark is now the fourth largest mink producer. The mink population is now over 750, 000. Of some 2, 000 farms the largest have about 12, 000 mink, the smallest less than 100. Nutritional disorders, intoxications and infectious diseases are the most important. Outbreaks of...

Author(s)
Knox, B.
Citation
Medlemsblad for den danske Dyrlaegeforening, 1958, 41, pp 1-19
Abstract

This book is a summary of the literature on the eproduction; growth; digestion; suitable foods and diets; requirements of energy, protein, amino acids, fat, calcium, phosphorus and vitamins; and nutritional disorders of fox, mink, chinchilla, nutria, beaver, muskrat, raccoon and ferret.-M.G.G.

Author(s)
Aitken, F. C.
Publisher
Farnham Royal: Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux,
Citation
Feeding of fur-bearing animals., 1963, pp v + 105 pp.
Abstract

As a result of losses from nutritional disease in foxes, mink and ferrets on certain Norwegian fur animal farms, research on experimental beriberi in silver foxes was undertaken. Four fox cubs were fed on a vitamin B1-free diet consisting of casein, corn starch, vegetable fat and a salt mixture to...

Author(s)
Ender, F.; Helgebostad, A.
Citation
Skandinavisk Veterinar-Tidskrift, 1939, 29, pp 1282-1244

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