Diseases - animals
Nationwide assessment reveals communities in 15 states vulnerable to economic risk.
UC Davis projects aim to diagnose, prevent damage caused by Huanglongbing.
California chickens have an increased risk of contracting dangerous viral strains.
The threat of lead poisoning persists for California condors, particularly for older, independent birds.
A common antimicrobial found in common soaps may cause liver damage and raise cancer risk.
The virus survives winter by reproducing in the transmitting insect.
Study: evolutionary biology must be used to overcome global agriculture challenges.
Researchers found that DDT exposure slowed birth metabolism, lowered cold tolerance.
Breeding canines for physical features has led to genetically caused problems.
Good news for frogs and toads — the abnormalities of the 1990s are rarer, except in local hotspots.
A new program that will identify genes for breeding chickens that tolerate hot climates and resist infectious diseases has been launched at UC Davis.
Tilapia fish readily adapt to fresh or salty water, making them both good candidates for aquaculture and potential invasive pests.
It’s a man’s world for fish in a San Francisco Bay–Delta estuary.
Formula-fed infants experience metabolic stress that could make them more susceptible than breast-fed infants to a wide range of health issues such as obesity, diabetes, liver problems and cardiovascular disease, according to new research at the University of California, Davis.
If you think your mixed-breed pup is hardier than a purebred, think again. Mixed breeds may not have an advantage when it comes to inherited disorders.
Crude oil toxicity continued to sicken a sentinel Gulf Coast fish species for at least more than a year after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, according to new findings from a research team that includes a University of California, Davis, scientist.
Entomology professor Bruce Hammock’s insect biology research laid the groundwork for UC Davis veterinarian's new clinical experimental drug trial to treat horses stricken with laminitis, a life-threatening foot-related disease.