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2014-04-02 16:31:37

New menu additions further medical center's focus on healthier eating LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients, staff and visitors to the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica can now enjoy a healthier version of the traditional burger-and-fries lunch. The hospitals' menus now include burgers made from antibiotic-free, grass-fed beef and herb roasted potatoes, as well as antibiotic-free chicken breasts. With the changes, the...

2014-04-01 23:31:36

Armstrong, IA chiropractor Doctor Greg Olsen has been active in the community for over twenty years. He has recently renewed his commitment to helping families and young athletes in the surrounding area. Armstrong, IA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Armstrong, IA chiropractor Doctor Greg Olsen has been active in the community for over twenty years. He has recently renewed his commitment to helping families and young athletes in the surrounding area. When contacted at his office, Doctor Greg...

2014-03-31 12:27:31

Bayer HealthCare and the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) equip veterinarians with solutions to overcome an alarming trend--declining feline veterinary visits in spite of a growing cat population. SHAWNEE, Kan. and HILLSBOROUGH, N.J., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (JAVMA)--the prestigious, peer-reviewed animal health journal--published in their April edition, the findings of a feline health study conducted by...

2014-03-27 23:31:17

Marietta Vet Clinic and veterinarian, Julian Peckich DVM have announced every dog or cat will receive a treat from the office Easter basket when vaccinated the week before Easter 2014. The pet clinic expects the Easter bunny to deliver the basket Palm Sunday, April 13, 2014 and treats to be given out April 14-19 as supplies last. Marietta, GA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Marietta Vet Clinic and veterinarian, Julian Peckich DVM are celebrating the Easter holiday with a special gift for the dogs...

2014-03-27 08:34:52

DUBLIN, Mar. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pf27w4/therapeutic_class ) has announced the addition of the "Therapeutic Class Overview: New Avatars of Microbes Super Bugs a Growing Threat Worldwide" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Novel approaches to treat infection is growing as the need is urgent! Misuse/overuse of antibiotics accelerated antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and has...

2014-03-12 23:24:44

DMG Productions explores the world of equine health. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 DMG Productions is currently gathering content for next quarter's programming as they prepare to take viewers on an entertaining and educational journey inside the world of equine health. This two part series will be presented commercial free and there will be several topics addressed covering a wide spectrum of areas surrounding horse health and the industry. From dental care to farriery;...

2014-03-12 08:30:22

UNION CITY, Calif., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, announced today that Don Wood, Chief Operations Officer, will participate in BTIG's Inaugural Snowbird Medical Technology and Diagnostics Conference on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. The conference is being held from March 18-20, 2014 at The Cliff Lodge Hotel, Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort in Snowbird, Utah. The conference format...

2014-03-11 08:29:43

UNION CITY, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, announced today that Clint Severson, chairman and chief executive officer , will present at the Sidoti & Company Eighteenth Annual Institutional Investor Forum on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. ET. The conference will be held at the Grand Hyatt New York in New York City. About AbaxisAbaxis develops, manufactures,...

First Global Inventory Of Flu Strains In Birds Completed
2014-03-07 11:33:54

Wildlife Conservation Society A group of international scientists have completed the first global inventory of flu strains in birds by reviewing more than 50 published studies and genetic data, providing new insight into the drivers of viral diversity and the emergence of disease that can ultimately impact human health and livelihoods. The research, published in the journal PLOS ONE and performed as part of the USAID PREDICT project, identified over 116 avian flu strains in wild birds....

2014-03-05 08:30:54

From One Island to Another - Former Dean of Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, appointed as SVM's Third Dean GRENADA, West Indies, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- St. George's University Chancellor Charles R. Modica announced the appointment of Dr. Timothy Ogilvie, DVM, to the position of Dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Ogilvie comes to SGU from the University of Prince Edward Island, where he was Dean of Atlantic Veterinary College from...


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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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