Pet Care

Transformed: From Injured Stray to Beloved Pet

larry-a41619732_2019june4_0002-1040×695.jpg When Sylvia F. spotted and approached a tangerine-colored male cat behind a Manhattan housing complex at 99th Street and Second Avenue on May 7, she noticed an alarming gash on the underside of the cat’s neck. She scooped up the injured stray and immediately hopped on a bus to the ASPCA Animal Hospital, where Dr. […]

Personal Health

Stray proteins cause genetic disorders

The seizures typically begin in the first months of life. It often takes years, however, before those suffering from the rare glucose transporter type 1 (Glut1) deficiency syndrome obtain a correct diagnosis. If the disorder goes untreated, affected children experience developmental delay and frequently have neurological problems. Various defects in one gene underlie the syndrome. […]