Tag Archives: disease

Increase In Leptospirosis Found Among Pets

By on April 10th, 2014 | Last updated: April 30, 2014 at 12:52 pm

Veterinarians at the UF Small Animal Hospital have seen 12 cases of leptospirosis in the past seven months.

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FDA to assist in Alzheimer’s treatment, others still hope for cure

By on February 7th, 2013 | Last updated: February 7, 2013 at 8:38 pm

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a proposal Thursday to assist companies in developing new treatments for patients in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Scare for some cats in Alachua County

By on August 1st, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:19 pm

Animal shelters are usually a place where stray animals can be dropped off and cared for. But what happens when the shelter becomes the place of danger? WUFT-FM’s Kevin Roberts has the story on a disease that caused a scare [...]

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UF researchers discover a mutant gut bacteria may cure colon cancer

By on June 14th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:01 am

According to UF Professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s department of diseases and pathology and principal investigator Mansour Mohamadzadeh, the bacteria is most commonly used in yogurt and cheese.    He says the special strain of bacteria showed results in other [...]

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