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clinical sciences

Jun 7, 2024

Bartonella DNA Found in Blood of Patients With Psychosis

A new study found that patients diagnosed with schizophrenia or another psychotic disorder are three times more likely to have Bartonella DNA in their blood than adults without these disorders. 

illustration shows platelets (white blobs) and red blood cells clotting at the site of a puncture in a blood vessel.

Apr 11, 2024

Synthetic Platelets Stanch Bleeding, Promote Healing in Animal Models

Researchers have developed synthetic platelets that can be used to stop bleeding and enhance healing at the site of an injury. 

students examine skeleton

Aug 28, 2023

Vet School Transmits Culture, Not Just Data, to Students

As veterinary students progress through school, their beliefs about dog breeds’ pain sensitivity and trustworthiness becoming more like those of clinicians and faculty. 

Cute Dog

Jun 28, 2023

A Dog’s Breed Can Affect Pain Sensitivity, But Not Necessarily The Way Your Vet May Think

Different dog breeds do have different pain tolerances - and the differences don't always match what veterinarians and the public think. 

Baxter the horse

Feb 27, 2023

Compression Treatment Could Relieve Horses’ Painful Swollen Limbs

By adapting a human technology, researchers could help horses suffering from swollen limbs. 

two elephants silhouetted against the sunrise

May 10, 2022

Researchers Conduct First Assessment of Metabolites in African Savanna Elephants

The work advances our understanding of the relationship between metabolism and health in these endangered animals. 

Well-adjusted dog

Jan 15, 2020

Bartonella Bacteria Found in Hemangiosarcoma Tumors from Dogs

Researchers find more evidence of possible connection between persistent bacterial infection and blood vessel cancer in dogs.