Biology News
Ageing effects on physiology and nutrition of older pets – part 1 - vet times


vet times
An increase in the percentage of elderly pets has occurred, similar to humans. About one-third of pet dogs and cats in the UK are more than seven years of age, although the age a pet becomes “old” is difficult to define and old age is not a disease.

Cape Cod residents, scientists note declining water quality - Boston Herald


Boston Herald
These algae blooms, while not deemed harmful by themselves, choke the oxygen out of the water, killing various flora and fauna. Since sampling began in 1997, the two bays have not met the state's water quality standards, Howe said. "The real problem is ...

Antipsychotics prove effective in killing drug-resistant cancer cells - Newswise (press release)


Newswise (press release)
“Perphenazine was able to decrease tumor growth by shutting down cholesterol metabolism in cancer cells,” said Omer Kuzu, postdoctoral fellow in pharmacology, who is the lead author on the study. “But the problem was that the drug concentrations ...

Problem Behaviors in Cats

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