‘A golden age’: Long neglected in medicine, rare kidney diseases see a surge in research

As much as she tried, Judy Akin couldn’t shed the baby weight. So she’d spend hours hiking the breathtaking coast of Oahu almost every day, planning her treks around shifts…

In Rare Cases, Your Cat Can Give You COVID | Health, Medicine and Fitness

Robert Preidt TUESDAY, June 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The first reported case of a cat giving COVID-19 to a person shouldn’t alarm pet owners, but a Canadian expert says…

UAB Medicine and Children’s of Alabama join new NORD Rare Disease Centers of Excellence network – News

UAB Medicine and Children’s of Alabama receive the National Rare Disease Award. UAB Medicine and Children’s of Alabama receive the National Rare Disease Award. (Photo: Steve Wood)The National Organization for…

Rare ‘two-faced’ cat has half-black, half-orange fur: ‘Isn’t nature amazing?’

The internet is intrigued by what is known as a “two-faced” cat named Venus. One half of their face has black fur with one yellow eye, while the other half…

Wyoming woman catches rare pneumonic plague from cats

A Wyoming woman was diagnosed with pneumonic plague, a rare disease news reports said she was likely to have contracted from her domestic cats. On September 15, health officials announced…

Cat infects Wyoming resident with pneumonic plague; cases ‘rare but serious’ | The Hole Scroll

The Wyoming Department of Health announced Thursday that a Fremont County resident became infected with pneumonic plague after coming into contact with a sick domestic cat. The case was “rare,…

Rare Dog Disease on the Rise in West LA County

Leptospirosis, a bacterial disease that can lead to kidney failure and even death, is not new, nor is its effect on animals. © Provided by NBC Los Angeles But a…

Rescue dogs follow their noses to protect rare species

Eines der schwierigsten Dinge bei der Erforschung und dem Schutz gefährdeter Arten ist es, sie einfach zu finden. Hier kommt eine einzigartige Partnerschaft zwischen Mensch und Hund ins Spiel. Die…

Leptospirosis, rare dog disease on the rise in LA County

Rare dog disease on the rise in West LA THE ANGEL – Vets on LA Westside are taken aback when dogs with leptospirosis walk into their offices. It is a…

Rare Dog Disease on the Rise in West LA County – NBC Los Angeles

Leptospirosis, a bacterial disease that can lead to kidney failure and even death, is not new, nor is its effect on animals. But a Los Angeles veterinarian said he’s seen…