respiratory disease

Mutation makes certain dog breeds more susceptible to breathing problems

dogs breathing problemsNorwich terriers are also susceptible to breathing problems.

The discovery by UK researchers of a new mutation associated with breathing difficulties in popular dog breeds suggests that shortened skulls causing flat faces is not the only factor that contributes to the condition, but that swelling around the airways […]

Researchers identify novel virus in ball pythons

Ball pythons have become one of the most popular types of reptiles sold and kept as pets

Researchers have identified a novel virus that could be the source of a severe, sometimes fatal respiratory disease that has been observed in captive ball pythons since the 1990s. The work is published this week in mBio®, the online open-access […]

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