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2014-02-11 16:25:04

Consumer Group Is Urging Trader Joe's And Other Grocers To Stop Selling Meat And Poultry Raised On Antibiotics YONKERS, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports, praised Chick-fil-A today for its announcement that within five years it will no longer sell chicken that has been raised on antibiotics. Public health experts have warned that the overuse of antibiotics by the meat industry on healthy livestock is...

2014-02-07 20:20:59

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama today signed the long-awaited Farm Bill at the Mary Anne McPhail Equine Performance Center at Michigan State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. The Farm Bill is only the second time that President Obama has signed legislation in a location other than the White House. This vital legislation has a far-reaching impact on the work veterinarians do every day to protect the health and welfare of both people...

2014-02-06 08:20:59

UNION CITY, Calif., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care instruments and consumables for the medical, research, and veterinary markets worldwide and providing reference lab services to the veterinary and research markets in the United States, announced today that the Department of the Army, Army NAF Contracting has awarded the Company, a contract to provide veterinary diagnostic laboratory services to the...

2014-02-05 23:04:44

More than 15,000 veterinary professionals expected in Las Vegas for the Western Veterinary Conference February 16-20. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 The 86th Annual Western Veterinary Conference (WVC) kicks off in Las Vegas on Feb. 16, offering over 15,000 veterinary professionals more than 1,000 hours of high quality educational programming at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. “The 2014 conference is the most comprehensive meeting in our long history of providing continuing...

2014-02-05 20:24:13

DUBLIN, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rm8xc9/veterinary_health) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Veterinary Health Markets" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rm8xc9/veterinary_health ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Veterinary health products, including veterinary pharmaceuticals, biologicals...

2014-02-03 23:25:46

The Timeless Vet Drug Index™ is a new evidence-based veterinary drug formulary app authored by Dr. Etienne Côté, Dr. Stephen Ettinger and Dr. Wayne Schwark. Charlottetown, PE (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Timeless Veterinary Systems Inc. announced the official release of the Timeless Vet Drug Index™ for Android devices at the 2014 North American Veterinary Conference in Orlando, Florida. The Timeless Vet Drug Index™ is a new strictly evidence-based drug formulary app and the...

2014-01-31 23:31:54

Innovative Horseshoe Alternative Provides Therapeutic Benefits for Horses Highlands, NC (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Advanced Equine Comfort, LLC announced today the launch of a newly patented product, Easy’s Slipper® (patent number USD689,246S). The glue-on shoe is a flexible horseshoe alternative that provides therapeutic benefits by utilizing scientific data and innovative materials to protect and grow healthier hooves and happier horses. Easy’s Slipper®, a lightweight...

2014-01-31 23:03:23

Many old sayings praise chicken soup as a natural way to sooth the soul. Spoonful of Comfort explores the benefits of chicken soup. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Cold and flu season is nothing to sneeze at. Humans are bombarded with viruses, germs and bacteria each day. Once someone comes down with something that their immune system can't withstand, that's when they become sick. Spoonful of Comfort's proclaimed Flu Fighter Package is a get-well gift that gives...

China's Second H7N9 Wave Tops Infections Seen In Spring Outbreak
2014-01-31 08:00:51

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the past three days the World Health Organization (WHO) has been notified of at least 27 additional laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza. According to CIDRAP’s Lisa Schnirring, this second wave of H7N9 infections has surpassed the spring outbreak. Since the beginning of the New Year a total of 120 lab-confirmed cases have been etched into the books, with 137 cases confirmed since the second...

2014-01-30 23:34:29

FetchRx recently installed an Auto-Reorder Program for all pet medications. Features of this system allow pet owners to automatically reorder at the customer’s desired interval. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 FetchRx, an online pet pharmacy and supply company based in Asheville, North Carolina, has recently installed an Auto-Reorder Program for all pet medications. Features of this system allow pet owners to set medications such as heartworm preventatives, flea and tick...


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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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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