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Tag: College of Veterinary Medicine

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. 

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Nov 9, 2020

Researchers Identify New Rickettsia Species in Dogs

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

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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. 

Cute Dog

Jul 7, 2020

Bartonella rochalimae and Canine Heart Infections

Ed Breitschwerdt talks about the link between a Bartonella strain and health issues - including heart valve infection - in dogs. 

Dog looking at something off camera

Jun 1, 2020

Monitoring Environmental Exposures in Dogs Could Be Early Warning System for Human Health

Man’s best friend may also be man’s best bet for figuring out how environmental chemicals could impact our health. 

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May 12, 2020

Why Don’t Antibodies Guarantee Immunity?

What are antibodies? Why are they important? If we have them, are we immune to COVID-19? If not, why not? 

Cat

May 5, 2020

Does Your Cat Have Arthritis?

A simple checklist can help cat owners catch early signs of arthritis in their pets. 

Apr 8, 2020

Off-the-Shelf Artificial Cardiac Patch Repairs Heart Attack Damage in Rats, Pigs

"Off-the-shelf" freezable, cell-free cardiac patch delivers therapy to site of heart attack injury. 

The world of itch.

Apr 7, 2020

Common Protein in Skin Can ‘Turn On’ Allergic Itch

A common protein can "turn on" itch neurons in skin, but blocking the signal can relieve itch. 

Curbside service in action at the NC State Veterinary Hospital.

Apr 1, 2020

‘The Best Friends You’ve Got’: CVM Rallies to Keep Pets, Staff Safe During Pandemic

NC State’s Veterinary Hospital offers curbside service to help the animals who need it most. 

Mar 30, 2020

Drug Used to Treat Liver Disease Also Affects C. diff Life Cycle, Reduces Inflammation in Mice

A commonly used drug for treating liver disease can also reduce inflammation from C. diff infection in mice. 

Dog cuddling with man.

Mar 26, 2020

Is Your Dog Really Happy You’re Home?

Humans aren’t the only species that finds routine comforting – our pets benefit from it as well. 

Group of Watauga Medal winners giving Wolfpack sign at dinner event.

Mar 12, 2020

Meet the 2020 Watauga Medal Winners

Three alumni receive NC State's highest nonacademic honor for their decades of service to the university. 

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Mar 10, 2020

Study Shows CRISPR Effectiveness Against Colitis Pathogen

Researchers use the CRISPR-Cas3 system to strike formidable foe.