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Scottish Wildcats Face a New Threat in the Form of FIV
Offbeat  (tags: wildcats, diseases )

- 784 days ago -
Preserving the dwindling species via trapping and vaccination becomes a more urgent concern.
Winter's Tail: Get Your Cat Neutered to Protect It From FIV
Offbeat  (tags: cats, diseases, spay and neuter, viruses )

- 895 days ago -
A cat with FIV can still enjoy a happy and contented life but it is important for owners to recognise their responsibilities by keeping them indoors to prevent spreading the virus.
The Twists and Turns of Naming Diseases
Offbeat  (tags: Names, Diseases, Health )

- 902 days ago -
When a new disease is identified in a group of patients it needs a name so it can be described, researched and treated. But, unlike naming a child, there is no little book of names for diseases. So how do you choose the right name for a new condition?
6 Tips on How to Prevent Diabetes in Your Cat
Offbeat  (tags: cats, diseases, Diabetes )

- 904 days ago -
As the owner of a diabetic cat who, fortunately, has been in remission for almost three years now, I get asked about feline diabetes quite a bit. One question a lot of people have is how they can keep their cats from getting the disease.
Hyperthyroidism in Cats and Flame Retardants
Offbeat  (tags: cats, flame retardants, diseases )

- 1117 days ago -
The National Resources Defense Council explains that exposure to toxic flame retardants, which are found in items such as furniture, curtains, carpet, electronics, baby items, and appliances, has been linked to a variety of health problems in people.
Offbeat  (tags: Trees, diseases, died )

- 2621 days ago -
As many as 12 trees have died because of some unknown diseases in the residential area of Telephone Shilpa Sangstha at Tongi. A rise in heavy metallic and acidic substances in the air, problems in topsoil and lack of proper environment are ...
World Pours 11.7 Billion Dollars Into Anti-AIDS Fight
Offbeat  (tags: AIDS, health, diseases )

- 2782 days ago -
Countries from around the world pledged Tuesday to pour 11.7 billion dollars into a fight against AIDS and other deadly diseases.
Offbeat  (tags: Medicine, diseases, malaria and HIV )

- 2790 days ago -
Right now, negotiators at secretive talks are working on a deal that would cut off people from life-saving medicines.Millions of people rely on generic medicines to treat like malaria and HIV. If the so-called Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreemen..
Bangalore Biological Park Packs Tigers in Like Sardines
Offbeat  (tags: bacteria, diseases, deaths, wild cats, bannerghatta park, sardines, prisons )

- 2797 days ago -
Besides contaminated and low quality food, the wild cats at Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP) face another risk related to their enclosure. Experts say it is not according to the prescribed norms of the Central Zoo Authority of India (CZA).
World's 15 Weirdest Diseases & Medical Conditions
Offbeat  (tags: Weird, Diseases, Medical Conditions, Hypochondriac )

- 2859 days ago -
The world is truly a hypochondriac's nightmare, full of thousands upon thousands of painful and debilitating diseases and medical conditions, from the mundane to the highly unusual. But you don't see these 15 disorders every day.
BLM Circles the Wagons Around Calico Wild Horses as Bad News Mounts
Offbeat  (tags: wild horses, diseases, suffering, BLM, pigeon disease, investigation )

- 2969 days ago -
The news leaking out about the condition of the mustangs rounded up from Nevada's Calico Mountains just keeps getting worse and worse. And as it does, the BLM seems to be building an invisible shield to deflect the growing outrage at its failure to
Disease Threatening Endangered Iberian Lynx: Conservationists
Offbeat  (tags: iberian lynx, captivity, reports, dying, deaths, diseases, conservationalists, survival )

- 2993 days ago -
The Iberian lynx, the world's most endangered feline species, is under renewed threat from a disease affecting animals born in breeding centres in Spain, the conservation programme said Tuesday. Three of the 72 animals in captivity have died since
Ten Common Diseases in Puppies
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dogs, puppies, diseases, pets, protection, environment )

- 3001 days ago -
There are many diseases and parasites that can infect puppies. While most of these diseases can be seen in adult dogs as well, many of them are most common and most severe in young puppies.
Mother 'Starved Newborn Baby Because She Didn't Want Her Growing Up to Be Fat Like Her Husband'
Offbeat  (tags: Obesity, Health, Fitness, Diseases, Parenting, Motherhood )

- 3033 days ago -
Brittainy Labberton told authorities her husband had weight problems and she had no desire to see her daughter to become an obese adult.
Diseases Aren't Named for Animals Because They're Cute
Offbeat  (tags: diseases, animal names, factory farming, humans )

- 3094 days ago -
Mad Cow. Bird Flu. Swine Flu. None of these diseases originated in the wild. Each of them is linked to the abuse and neglect of animals raised for food in factory farms. When our food system keeps spawning and spreading illnesses in epidemic proportion

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