• It is estimated that rats are capable of transferring at least 35 different diseases to humans and livestock including rabies, leptospirosis, murine typhus, spotted fever, lassa fever, polio, meningitis, trichinosis, rat-bite fever, salmonellosis (food poisoning) and hanta virus. (cowleys.com)
  • Plague Murine typhus Leptospirosis Salmonellosis Rat bite fever Warfarin is a first-generation anticoagulant that relies on multiple feeding events to achieve lethality in susceptible rodents. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scientists have nicknamed rats "germ elevators" because they gather parasites and other microorganisms from contact with raw sewage and other disease-laden sources and carry them to surface areas inhabited by people. (cowleys.com)
  • Abou-Sleiman PM, Healy DG, Quinn N, Lees AJ, Wood NW (2003) The role of pathogenic DJ-1 mutations in Parkinson's disease. (springer.com)
  • The transformation of our land and practices, the evolution of control policies, and local or global eco-climatic changes are all factors that could be affecting the distribution and dynamics of the pathogenic agents responsible for these diseases and how they're transmitted. (youris.com)
  • This report discusses the lessons learned from the outburst of rodents' population in that village and represent as well the investigations performed by a dispatched team from Pasteur Institute of Iran for detection of potentially pathogenic agents in the entrapped rodents. (ac.ir)
  • West Nile is a very interesting virus, it's a virus of nature" explains Paul Reiter, head of the "Insects and Infectuous Diseases" department at the Institut Pasteur. (youris.com)
  • If anorexia (total loss of appetite) and lethargy (important lack of energy) are not proper diseases themselves, they are yet a clear sign of illness in rodents. (psyeta.org)
  • In the case of rodent-borne zoonoses, there is strong conceptual support, but limited empirical evidence, for the hypothesis that defaunation, the loss of large wildlife, increases zoonotic disease risk by directly or indirectly releasing controls on rodent density. (pnas.org)
  • Understanding the effects of biodiversity loss on zoonotic disease is of pressing importance to both conservation science and public health. (pnas.org)
  • The impacts of this pulse of size-selective defaunation include cascading changes to smaller animals, particularly rodents, and alteration of many ecosystem processes and services, potentially involving changes to prevalence and transmission of zoonotic disease. (pnas.org)
  • Understanding linkages between biodiversity loss and zoonotic disease is important for both public health and nature conservation programs, and has been a source of much recent scientific debate. (pnas.org)
  • Arena viruses are transmitted to humans by contact with food or items contaminated with rodent excretions or inhalation of contaminated particles, in the home, factories or agricultural areas. (rentokil.com.au)
  • A few of the serovars are important disease agents in humans, mainly occurring in subspecies I. (rentokil-steritech.com)
  • The identification of this inflammatome signature, its network architecture, and key drivers not only highlights the shared etiology but also pinpoints potential targets for intervention of various common diseases. (blogspot.com)
  • Here is a recap of the main common diseases of pet rodents. (psyeta.org)
  • French Parkinson's Disease Genetics Study Group and the European Consortium on Genetic Susceptibility in Parkinson's Disease. (springer.com)
  • Climate variability and change in the United States: potential impacts on vector- and rodent-borne diseases. (cdc.gov)
  • 3. Muramoto T, Kitamoto T, Tateishi J, Goto I. Successful transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease from human to mouse verified by prion protein accumulation in mouse brains. (ac.ir)
  • Novel Compounds May Battle Disease. (bio-medicine.org)
  • WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Experimental compounds aimed at treating diseases such as type 2 diabetes show promise, scientists say. (bio-medicine.org)
  • He said the results from the rodent tests highlight the potential of these new compounds to treat aging-related diseases, and the company hopes to begin human studies of one of the compounds in the first half of 2008. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Together, these findings support the clinical testing of aganirsen for human retinal neovascular diseases. (nih.gov)
  • Tolvaptan, a vasopressin V 2 -receptor antagonist, has demonstrated efficacy in slowing kidney function decline in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD). (aspetjournals.org)
  • An ex situ isolated perfused liver (IPL) study of tolvaptan disposition was undertaken in a rodent model of ADPKD, the polycystic kidney (PCK) rat ( n = 5), and compared with wild-type (WT) Sprague-Dawley rats ( n = 6). (aspetjournals.org)
  • Eventually, EDEN will be able to offer public health decision-makers tools and methods to monitor disease on a local and regional level. (youris.com)
  • The project focuses on current human diseases that are particularly sensitive to environmental changes, some which are already present in Europe (like tick-borne or rodent-borne diseases, Leishmaniasis, West Nile Fever) and some which could appear or re-emerge (like malaria or Rift Valley Fever). (youris.com)
  • In Camargue, the scientists of the EDEN project are particularly looking at West Nile Fever, a bird disease that researchers know well. (youris.com)
  • The book was not intended to replace textbook chapters but to update the 1967 WHO Technical Report on arboviruses and human disease. (ajtmh.org)
  • From 1966 to 1983, the recognized number of arthropod- and rodent-borne viruses increased from 200 to 460, of which 97 were known human pathogens. (ajtmh.org)
  • Insect or rodent borne human diseases have recently been reappearing in Europe. (youris.com)
  • These last years, insect or rodent borne human diseases have been reappearing in Europe. (youris.com)
  • Even if no human cases of the disease have yet been reported in this area of Europe, researchers with the EDEN project are trying to draw up a profile of the virus as a preventative measure. (youris.com)
  • Also, due to drought in the recent years, extensive agriculture was not possible, which might have led to the invasion of rodents to the human settlements. (ac.ir)
  • This includes congenital diseases of dogs, an extensive section on diseases of pets, a booklet for new bird owners, and sections on the husbandry of a variety of pet animals. (dmoztools.net)
  • For this reason, we feel they have considerable potential to treat diseases of aging such as Type 2 diabetes," Dr. Cristoph Westphal, chief executive officer and vice chair of Sirtris Pharmaceuticals, said in a prepared statement. (bio-medicine.org)
  • But could some jumbo-size African rodents help health workers diagnose diseases more quickly? (apr.org)
  • Both chronic and acute (binge) alcohol drinking are important health and economic concerns worldwide and prominent risk factors for the development of alcoholic liver disease (ALD). (mdpi.com)
  • 1. Meerburg BG, Singleton GR, Kijlstra A. Rodent-borne diseases and their risks for public health. (ac.ir)
  • Whatever the situation, always remember that your rodents will be less subject to any kind of illnesses, diseases and sicknesses if you manage to prevent them by maintaining a good hygiene, a proper diet and a stress free environment. (psyeta.org)
  • The best way to prevent dental disease is to provide an adequate diet, offering grass hay (as much as they'd like), a measured portion of timothy pellets and fresh greens, as is appropriate for the pet's size. (lincolnnewsmessenger.com)
  • Not only are we targeting different diseases, but we're coming at them from different angles. (youris.com)