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New Hope For Beloved Family Pets

University of Leicester University of Leicester researchers work with Avacta Animal Health Ltd to develop novel system for diagnosing lymphoma in dogs Nearly one out of four dogs will develop cancer in their lifetime and 20 percent of those...

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2014-09-29 23:08:30

PetZam, a new app and website using live video to connect pet parents to their veterinarians for one-on-one, real-time advice, launches with an open invitation for vets to join as beta users. SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Pet Parents Will Access App to Gain Medical Input PetZam, a new app and website using live video to connect pet parents to their veterinarians for one-on-one, real-time advice, launches today with an open invitation for vets to join as beta users. Pet parents,...

2014-09-24 23:00:57

Renowned Veterinarian Joins Jusuru International’s Prestigious Group of Medical Professionals as an Advocate for the Company’s Top Selling Pet Joint Health Supplement Anaheim, California (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Jusuru International is proud to announce John A. Giannone, DVM as the newest member of the company’s Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Giannone is currently the Medical Director and founding veterinarian of the Newport Animal Hospital in Newport Coast, California. A member...

2014-09-23 16:26:01

LONDON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing numbers of farm and companion animals, increasing use of intensive animal husbandry practices and rising incidence of chronic diseases in animals have propelled the need for better animal healthcare.Food safety concerns have boosted the usage of vaccines for better farm animal production. The global market for veterinary vaccines is estimated to be worth $12.0 billion in 2014 . Expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.8 %, the market is set to...

2014-09-22 12:31:37

- Brazil site will be global technology platform for export to > 100 countries - PAULINIA, Brazil, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merial, the animal health division of Sanofi, today announced it is expanding its global manufacturing plant in Paulinia, Brazil, to support the global demand for NexGard(®), the first and only, monthly, beef-flavored chew for the treatment of flea and tick infestations in dogs. After the successful launches this year in the US, Europe and Japan, other...

2014-09-18 16:27:43

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Jeffrey Levi, PhD, executive director of Trust for America's Health (TFAH) on actions from the White House and the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) report on antibiotic resistance. "TFAH commends the White House for the Executive Order and national strategy and PCAST for their new report on antibiotic resistance. Together, these actions recognize that antibiotic...

2014-09-17 23:02:36

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds “Research Report on China Avian Influenza Vaccine Industry, 2014-2018” as the latest report to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Many countries choose to kill all infected poultry to control avian influenza, instead of immunizations. The total number of poultry exceeds 10 billion in China. Epidemic diseases, which are difficult to control, will result in huge losses. Therefore, it is quite necessary to immunize the poultry with avian...

2014-09-17 04:21:26

GLASGOW, Scotland, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First antibacterial with a new mode of action from a truly novel class of anti-infective in over a decade MGB Biopharma, a biopharmaceutical company developing a truly novel class of anti-infectives, announces today that it has secured GBP4.0m ($6.4m) to advance the development of its lead antibacterial, MGB-BP-3, against a range of Gram-positive infections including Clostridium...

2014-09-11 23:12:09

Versatile Haico Pro 3 Equine Surgery Table simplifies procedures from start to finish. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 DRE Veterinary — a new and professionally refurbished equipment supplier — now offers the Haico Pro 3 Equine Operating Table, which enables a full range of procedures, allowing doctors and nurses clear patient access from animal preparation throughout the procedure. Haico Pro 3 Equine Operating Tables are among the most popular surgery tables in the world,...

2014-09-04 23:01:16

Celebrate Responsible Dog Ownership Month by ensuring you're providing a long and healthy life for your canine companion. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 September is Responsible Dog Ownership Month, marking a time for owners to recognize the importance of providing proper care for their dogs and to deepen the bond shared with their four-legged friends. The Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) would like to encourage dog owners to communicate with their veterinarian...

2014-09-03 23:08:14

Veterinarian has been part of research and development team for over 10 years Menomonie, Wis. (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Vets Plus, Inc. is pleased to announce that Dr. Vijay Sasi, DVM will now be leading the research and development team as Vice President of Technical Service and Export Business. Sasi has been employed with the animal nutrition company for over ten years, working alongside the R&D, sales, and manufacturing teams to efficiently prepare products for market while...


Latest Veterinary medicine Reference Libraries

Dog Roundworm, Toxocara canis
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The dog roundworm (Toxocara canis) is a species of parasitic worm that infects canid species. It is yellowish white in color and can reach an average length between 3.5 and 7 inches, with females typically growing large than males. The dog roundworm can be transmitted in four different ways. The most common form of transmission occurs when an egg containing second stage larvae is released onto the ground in feces. Once the egg has been ingested, it will move through the small intestines...

Thelazia callipaeda
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Thelazia callipaeda is a species of parasitic worm in the Nematoda phylum. It is one of the most common types of worm to infect the eyes of cats, dogs, and humans. This infection is known as thelaziasis or “eye worm” infestation. This species was discovered in 1910, in the eyes of a dog in China. In 2000, it was reported that 250 cases of eye worm infection had been documented in humans. Other hosts of this species include wolves, red foxes, European rabbits, and raccoon dogs. It has a...

Thelazia callipaeda
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Thelazia callipaeda is a species of parasitic worm in the Nematoda phylum. It is one of the most common types of worm to infect the eyes of cats, dogs, and humans. This infection is known as thelaziasis or “eye worm” infestation. This species was discovered in 1910, in the eyes of a dog in China. In 2000, it was reported that 250 cases of eye worm infection had been documented in humans. Other hosts of this species include wolves, red foxes, European rabbits, and raccoon dogs. It has a...

Feline Roundworm, Toxocara cati
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Feline Roundworm (Toxocara cati) is a species of parasitic nematode widely distributed through cats and other felids. It is one of the most common nematode of cats. The adult worm is localized in the gut of the host. In adult cats, infection is typically asymptomatic, meaning there are no symptoms. However, massive infection in juvenile cats can be fatal. The adult feline roundworm may be brownish-yellow to cream colored to pink and may be up to 4 inches in length. It has a short, wide...

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2011-02-23 20:52:43

The SARS coronavirus is the virus that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). In 2003 the World Health Organization issued a press release stating that the coronavirus identified by a number of laboratories was the official cause of SARS. It causes severe illness marked initially by systemic symptoms of muscle pain, headache, fever, followed in 2-10 days by the onset of respiratory symptoms, mainly cough, dyspnea, and pneumonia. SARS patients have a decrease in the number of...

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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'