livestock industry

Will control foot and mouth disease: Minister


February 13th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) India Monday said it was committed to controlling foot and mouth disease (FMD) to increase the productivity of the livestock sector and improve the livelihood ... Read more...

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This asthma drug can burn your fat


June 8th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 8 (IANS) Formoterol, a new generation asthma drug, has shown great promise in improving fat and protein metabolism.Endocrinologist Paul Lee from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research focused ... Read more...

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Impossible to detect Congo fever virus-infected animals, says Gujarat Health Minister


February 8th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Feb 8 (ANI): Expressing concern on the global speculation over the potentially lethal Congo fever disease, Gujarat Health Minister Jay Narayan Vyas has said it is humanly impossible to detect animals ... Read more...

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Floods destroy crops in Pakistan


August 23rd, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) The devastation caused by flash floods in Pakistan is likely to result in severe food shortage across the country in the next couple of months as crops spread ... Read more...

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Platypus could help beat superbugs, battle climate change


May 6th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 6 (ANI): The platypus - a semi-aquatic mammal - could help beat superbugs and fight climate change.In a first, researchers at Victoria's Department of Primary Industries (DPI) have isolated, synthesised ... Read more...

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Going veggie may do more harm to the environment than eating meat


February 12th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): A new study has determined that becoming a vegetarian can do more harm to the environment than continuing to eat red meat.According to The Times, the study by ... Read more...

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Sir Paul McCartney finds vegetarianism ‘most enjoyable’


February 8th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 8 (ANI): Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney, who has been a vegetarian for over 30 years, finds vegetarianism 'very simple, tasty, and most enjoyable'.Writing in the latest newsletter ... Read more...

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Eat less meat to save Earth and your heart


November 26th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 26 (ANI): In a new research, a team of scientists has determined that eating less meat may help save planet Earth, as well as reduce the risk of heart attacks ... Read more...

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Diet before pregnancy may determine babys gender


June 9th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington June 9 (ANI): Diet prior to pregnancy may determine the gender of the offspring, a new study has found.The study, on sheep, led by R Michael Roberts from the Division ... Read more...

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