How Often Should You Feed Your Dog? Giant Study Reveals a Surprising Answer

Every dog ​​is different, and depending on things like their breed, size, age, and health, their particular dietary requirements may also be different, including what you should feed them, and how much. But what about how often? A new study that assessed over 10,000 dogs offers some starting insights into the apparent links between feeding … Read more

Evidence of efficient SARS-CoV-2 transmission between cats

In a recent study posted to the bioRxiv* preprint server, researchers in the Netherlands assessed the indirect and direct severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) B.1.22 lineage transmission across domestic cats in an experimental environment. ​​​​​​​Study: Efficient direct and limited environmental transmission of SARS-CoV-2 lineage B.1.22 in domestic cats. Image Credit: Magui RF / … Read more

Study outlines strategies people with visual impairment use to navigate social challenges

A recent study highlights the range of uncomfortable situations people living with blindness or visual impairment encounter due to interpersonal communication challenges, and outlines strategies people with visual impairment use to navigate these situations. “This work validates the lived experiences of people with visual impairment,” says Lynsey Romo, corresponding author of the study and an … Read more

Cats can live to be 30 years old: a Japanese immunologist shares his findings

Cat friends from all over Japan donate 1.5 million euros An interview with Professor Miyazaki broadcast last July resonated strongly with all cat lovers in Japan. He said that the development of a new treatment against kidney disease, which seriously affects most cats, was stopped due to lack of funds. In reaction to this announcement, … Read more

Investigating an effective linear deoxyribonucleic acid COVID-19 vaccine option for domestic cats

In a recent article posted to the bioRxiv* preprint server, investigators studied a linear deoxyribonucleic acid (linDNA) severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) vaccine option in felines. Study: A linear DNA vaccine candidate encoding the SARS-CoV-2 Receptor Binding Domain elicits protective immunity in domestic cats. Image Credit: Karrrtinki/Shutterstock Background SARS-CoV-2, the Coronavirus disease 2019 … Read more

Experts offer advice, information in free virtual webinar series this fall – News

The UAB National Alumni Society presents free webinars with guidance and more on relevant and trending topics from academics and experts in their fields. Take advantage of a series of free virtual webinars starting Aug. 25, with experts advising on topics both valuable and fascinating. On the calendar are sessions with topics this fall including … Read more