Disease Spread to Humans by Dogs Is Found in Iowa

Disease Spread to Humans by Dogs Is Found in Iowa

As of May 14, 2019, officials have stated that canine Brucellosis, a disease found in dogs, has been discovered in Iowa and is contagious to humans. Canine Brucellosis is often spread by contact with either objects with infected fluids on them or infected birthing tissue. The diseased dogs were bought at an auction held by […]

The Difference Between Immediate and Delayed Autoimmune Responses

The Difference Between Immediate and Delayed Autoimmune Responses

Are you one of many people asking the all too familiar question, “Why are autoimmune issues becoming so rampant?” Well, the truth is they really are not becoming more prevalent; problems associated with autoimmune response have always been here—we are just identifying them better today. While genetics and environmental factors affect our predisposition to— and […]

Disease Diagnosed in Texas: Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob

Disease Diagnosed in Texas: Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob

Disease from beef products infected with “mad cow” has caused the death of a Texas man from Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD). The diagnosis was confirmed after an autopsy of victim’s brain was completed.The CDC and the state of Texas have said the death is related to beef consumed while the victim was traveling outside the United States. […]

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