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Tag: College of Veterinary Medicine

Kittens

Feb 22, 2021

Kittens Could Hold Key to Understanding Deadly Diarrheal Disease in Children

Kittens could be the model for understanding sometimes deadly diarrheal disease in both animals and children. 

A raw turkey near a sink.

Feb 15, 2021

Campylobacter Strains Exchange Genes, Can Become More Virulent and Antibiotic Resistant

Two common strains of Campylobacter are exchanging genes, which could lead to more antibiotic-resistant and infectious strains. 

Cute piglet on straw

Feb 11, 2021

Multi-Model Approach Could Help Farmers Prepare for, Contain PEDV Outbreaks

A three-model approach could help farmers prevent the spread of PEDV in pigs. 

Horses at CVM farm

Feb 4, 2021

“Stealthy” Stem Cells Better for Treating Tendon Injuries in Horses

"Hiding" donor stem cells from the recipient's immune system may simplify the treatment process of horses with musculoskeletal injury. 

Lactobacillus gasseri

Feb 1, 2021

Lactobacillus Manipulates Bile Acids to Create Favorable Gut Environment

Probiotic bacteria create a better environment for their survival by manipulating bile acids. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Jan 26, 2021

‘Tri-Active’ Contraceptive Gel Combines Spermicidal, Anti-Viral, Libido-Enhancing Agents

Researchers have created a new contraceptive gel that contains spermicidal, anti-viral and libido-enhancing agents. 

Cute Dog

Jan 25, 2021

Survey: Barriers, Not Demographics, Affect Willingness to Pursue Veterinary Care

Barriers to access, not race, gender, or socioeconomic status, affect decision to seek veterinary care for dogs. 

Jan 19, 2021

Inflamed Environment Is C. diff Paradise

Inflammation benefits C. diff in two ways: by suppressing competition and creating more resources for the bacterium. 

Student examines a sea turtle

Dec 18, 2020

Podcast: Greg Lewbart and Aquatic Animal Medicine

Greg Lewbart, a professor of aquatic medicine here at NC State's College of Veterinary Medicine, knows that when treating turtles and fish, innovative solutions are part of the process. 

Well-adjusted dog

Dec 17, 2020

Study Sets Baseline for Sleep Patterns in Healthy Adult Dogs

Knowing normal sleep patterns in dogs can help future researchers understand conditions that disrupt these patterns. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Dec 8, 2020

Study: Bartonella Infection Associated With Psychiatric Symptoms and Skin Lesions

More evidence that Bartonella infection can be associated with neuropsychiatric and dermatological symptoms. 

Rooster at the NC State Fair.

Nov 10, 2020

Enterococcus Co-Infection Makes Colibacillosis Deadlier in Poultry

When a particular strain of Enterococcus is found alongside E. coli in cases of avian colibacillosis, poultry fatality rates are higher. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Nov 9, 2020

Researchers Identify New Rickettsia Species in Dogs

A new species of Rickettsia bacteria may cause significant disease in dogs and humans. 

mother pats baby with one hand while working on laptop with another

Oct 26, 2020

Why Young STEM Researchers Are Calling For Paid Family Leave

A group of young researchers is stepping outside their disciplines to address the gender gap in STEM jobs. 

the top of a man's head that is losing its hair

Jul 27, 2020

Researchers Identify MicroRNA That Shows Promise for Hair Regrowth

Researchers have identified a microRNA that could promote hair regeneration.