Hero Police Dog Succumbs to Cancer - Morris Animal Foundation Honors 'Rocky' - Also Honored 'Rocky' Six Years Ago When He Was Shot
- Rocky Loses Cancer Battle on the Anniversary of His Heroism - Morris Animal Foundation Leading Campaign to Cure Canine Cancer
- One in Four Dogs Dies of Cancer - Leading Cause of Death in Dogs over 2
DENVER, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer has claimed a hero police dog,
and Morris Ani...
One More Succumbs to Bird Flu in Indonesia
Jakarta: Two Indonesian women have died from avian flu, bringing the total number of deaths from the disease to 61, officials said Saturday. //
Yulfa, 27, a Tangerang resident, died late Friday and Jakarta resident Ani Apriani, 22, died early Saturday, after they had undergone two and three da...
Seventh Human Succumbs to Bird Flu in Egypt
Egypt has recorded the seventh human death due to bird flu, according to the recent communiqué by the Health Ministry.//
Health ministry spokesperson Abdel Rahman Shaheen said "It is the seventh death due to bird flu. The lady contracted the disease while slaughtering domestic poultry, and w...
One More Victim Succumbs to Dengue in Delhi
Dengue fever claimed yet another life, taking the death toll in the capital to 33 Tuesday, as more patients continued to pour into city hospitals// with the mosquito-borne viral disease showing no signs of abating.
The total number of dengue patients is now 1,631, with 83 new patients admitted...
Zoo Animal Succumbs to Avian Influenza in Germany
The death of a zoo animal, an Australian black swan, in Germany following infection with avian influenza virus has created shock waves among animal-lovers.//
So far bird flu had only killed wild animals and farm poultry in Germany. Therefore the death of the Australian black swan at Dresden Z...
Five Tribal Children Succumbs to Pneumonia in Orissa
At least five tribal children have died of pneumonia in Orissa's Mayurbhanj district over the past month and more than 10 are suffering from the illness// , officials said Sunday.
The children, mostly below five years age, died at Kuanrabila, a tribal village located 150 km from the district h...
Over Two-dozen Children Succumbs to Encephalitis in Bihar
More than 25 children have died of suspected encephalitis and many affected children have been battling for survival in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district for the past few days //.
The district administration has sounded a high alert to check the spread of the killer disease. The children reported ...
One More Succumbs To Gastroenteritis In Mumbai, More People Hospitalised
One more person died of gastroenteritis in the city, talking the toll to three, as more than 200 people were admitted to various hospitals with symptoms of the disease.//
"A 24-year-old man from the Khetwadi area of south Mumbai died at the J.J. Hospital Thursday night," director general of he...
A Toddler Succumbs To Death Due To HFM
Hand, Foot and Mouth (HFM) disease has taken the life of another 14-month-old toddler in Bintulu. //
Now the number of fatalities in Sarawak has reached six since the outbreak.
Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr George Chan told a press conference that a total of 82 children have been admitt...
Flu Strikes Late - Child Succumbs
A child of seven years has succumbed to the flu, in British Columbia//.
The flu season seems to have arrived late as it usually peaks in the months of December and January.
This unusually long delay may be due to milder winters, say experts.
According to Dr. Theresa Tam of the Public ...
Runners -- Let thirst be your guide
... Sports Medicine.
Verbalis says the goal of the group is to understand the biological basis of EAH, and in that way, assure that no athlete ever succumbs
to it again. A number of marathon runners have died from EAH, including one at this year’s London Marathon in April. One recent study found that 13 pe...
Bacterial protein mimics host to cripple defenses
...rofessor of Plant Pathology Gregory Martin studies the interaction of Pseudomonas syringae bacteria with plants to find what determines whether a host succumbs
to disease. Martin and graduate student Robert Abramovitch previously found that AvrPtoB, a protein Pseudomonas injects into plants, disables PCD in a...
Tiny roundworm's telomeres help scientists to tease apart different types of aging
... than one to grow old.
Researchers at Salk Institute for Biological Studies demonstrate for the first time that the roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans succumbs
to the trials of old age although its telomeres are still long, and moves with a youthful spring in its crawl despite short telomeres, they report in ...