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Tag: One Health

Novel immune therapy may hold promise for human and canine cancer patients

Novel immune therapy may hold promise for human and canine cancer patients

Clinical trials are underway for bone cancer treatment in large breed dogs that has a human equivalent in young children. Researchers at the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) are working with 10 American veterinary colleges as members of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) comparative oncology (cancer) trials consortium.

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Preventing and exposing fish fraud with advanced biotechnology

Preventing and exposing fish fraud with advanced biotechnology

Progress is being made on addressing serious fraud in the international fish market and industry supply chain. DNA barcoding – which involves comparing short gene sequences from a sample fish filet to a library of known species’ barcodes – is being used to verify the identities of various fish being caught, distributed, and sold in North America.

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