wasting disease


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Synonyms for wasting disease

involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body

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Chronic Wasting Disease has been prevalent in 21 states across the west, infecting white-tail and mule deer, elk, and moose-including in multiple states that border Montana.
He has suffered from the muscle wasting disease for the past nine years,' said Mr Justice Haddon-Cave.
Such a test would have been useful at the beginning of the mad cow or chronic wasting disease outbreaks, he says.
Occurrence, transmission, and zoonotic potential of chronic wasting disease.
Epidemiology of chronic wasting disease in free-ranging mule deer: spatial, temporal, and demographic influences on observed prevalence patterns.
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): New research in mice suggests that the wasting disease associated with some cancers that is typically seen affecting skeletal muscles can also cause significant damage to the heart.
Chronic wasting disease, a fatal neurological disease in elk and deer, was recently found within 90 miles of the refuge, making it, in Young's words, "a nuclear bomb that could go off at any time.
Potter and his team will use a patented vaccine system that has proven effective when it is necessary to vaccinate against a naturally occurring protein produced by the host organism, as is the case with diseases like BSE in cattle and chronic wasting disease in deer and elk.
Sixty of 76 deer killed at a Wisconsin game farm earlier this year tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD), reports The Capital Times.
Wildlife officials are becoming increasingly worried about chronic wasting disease (CWD), a/k/a "mad deer disease," which has been detected in wild and captive deer and elk in 12 states (see "What About Mad Deer Disease?
Chronic Wasting Disease is a high profile disease of wild and domestic cervidae.
Throughout his life, Matthew Woodward suffered from a muscular wasting disease which finally claimed his life last Thursday.