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Heat stress influences low conception of dairy herds

Summer heat stress is a main factor related to low conception rates in high producing dairy herds in warm areas worldwide. A research group of UAB Faculty of Veterinary Medicine has studied the impact of several climate variables on conception rates in high producing...

Vaques lleteres
Exposici fetal a cocana i infeccions durant els primers 18 mesos de vida
Imatge d'un tumor de pncrees

New microorganisms in the composting process

Composting is a process of controlled decomposition of organic matter. This practice is of great utility in agriculture, but it is used also as an effective recycling technique. UAB researchers have experimented with this technique to treat two types of industrial residues:...

Imatge de Fongs

Bovine Spongiforme Encephalopathy in Galicia

Galicia is one of the Spanish regions where the Bovine Spongiforme Encephalopathy (BSE) has more impact. The first case of a cow with BSE took place in 2000 in Galicia. Now, a group of researchers has analysed the geographic distribution of BSE cases and the infection risk...

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Transmissi social de preferncia alimentria

A drug aganist Parkinson's disease that affects patients' mood

Levodopa, one of the main drugs presently available for the treatment of Parkinson's disease, originates mood changes in patients. The aim of our study was to determine whether these two formulations of levodopa influence the mood of patients with stable...

Evoluci de la corba d'humor en pacients estables i fluctuants