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A large number of studies have reported associations between heart disease and chronic bacterial and viral infections. As far back as the 1970s researchers identified the development of atherosclerosis in the arteries of chickens when they were experimentally infected with a herpes virus.
In the 1980s . . . → Read More: Coconut Oil and Heart Disease the Search Continues
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What is Aspergillus?
Aspergillus is a fungus (or mould) that is very common in the environment. It is found in soil, on plants and in decaying plant matter. It is also found in household dust, building materials, and even in spices and some food items. There . . . → Read More: Aspergillosis
Mosquito Photo Credit : Jim Gathany
WHAT IS WEST NILE VIRUS?
West Nile virus belongs to a family of viruses called Flaviviridae. It is spread by mosquitoes that have fed on the blood of infected birds. West Nile virus is closely related to the viruses that cause Dengue fever, Yellow Fever and St. . . . → Read More: West Nile Virus
What is Johne’s disease ?
Johne’s disease is an infectious disease of cattle that causes chronic diarrhoea and weight loss. It is caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (more commonly referred to as MAP). This disease also affects other ruminants. In the UK the disease is also economically important in sheep and . . . → Read More: Johne’s Disease in Cattle