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2013-10-03 12:26:28

Topical flea control developed just for cats GREENFIELD, Ind., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Elanco recently launched Cheristin(TM) for Cats, a once-a-month topical solution for the prevention and treatment of flea infestations. Cheristin starts working in just 30 minutes; and in a controlled study killed 100 percent of fleas in 12 hours.(1) The product lasts for a full month, providing greater than 99 percent flea control throughout the month. "Cheristin is ideal for cat owners who...

2013-10-03 12:26:03

MELVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein Animal Health, the leading companion animal health distributor in the United States, and the U.S. animal health business of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC), announced that it will showcase its latest dental equipment, instrumentation, endodontic and periodontal products at the 2013 Veterinary Dental Forum (VDF), in New Orleans, beginning today through October 6, Booth Number 203/302. Henry Schein Animal Health is a premier sponsor of...

2013-10-02 23:01:46

Dr. Melissa Eisenschenk, DACVD, will provide dermatology services. Oakdale, MN (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Dr. Melissa Eisenschenk, DACVD, began offering dermatology services at the Animal Emergency & Referral Center of Minnesota's St. Paul location in August. She is a University of Minnesota graduate, who recognized dermatology as her true calling after being in private practice for two years. During that time, she became alarmed at how many pet skin problems she saw, especially pet...

2013-10-01 23:33:03

October 29th is National Cat Day, and Vet Supply Source is celebrating by giving its customers discounts on cat products throughout the month of October. The company hopes that providing special pricing on several of its cat medicines and care products will help raise awareness about the needs of shelter cats. WIXOM, MI (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 October 29th is National Cat Day, and Vet Supply Source is celebrating by giving its customers discounts on cat products throughout the month of...

2013-09-27 23:25:22

Mike Stephenson, a partner with McNeely Stephenson Thopy & Harrold, says long-term care facilities must be a part of the solution to the increasing problem posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Shelbyville, IN (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 A report released September 16, 2013, by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), describes the threat posed by three antibiotic-resistant germs as “urgent.” Two of the three are especially prevalent in medical settings and nursing homes, adding...

2013-09-25 23:29:23

Doctor’s experience as immunologist, virologist and dad leads to new product by Nuance Health, LLC. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Swype Shield, a physician-invented cold and flu prevention product, killed more than 99 percent of 25 cold and flu viruses in lab testing. The clear gel is safely and conveniently applied on the nostrils, which is where cold and flu viruses most often enter the body. “My experience as an immunologist and virologist was critical in...

2013-09-23 23:33:17

CDC–sounds the alarm on drug resistant bacteria caused by antibiotic abuse. Hydro Med Inc recommends how to reduce antibiotic resistance. Mission Hills, CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 The report issued on Sept 16 is entitled, Antibiotic resistance threats in the United States, 2013. In it, CDC experts discuss this problem. Dr Steven Solomon is the head of CDC Antibiotic Resistance, and estimated that 23,000 Americans would die as a result of bacteria resistance to regular...

Complex Animal, Human Transmission Patterns Seen In MERS-CoV
2013-09-20 07:14:44

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) continues to spread, researchers have been asking one big question: Has it jumped from animals to humans just once or has it made several jumps throughout its history? A new study published in The Lancet indicates that the virus may have jumped numerous times, based on the genetic diversity found in virus sampling from 25 Saudi Arabian MERS patients. Researchers from...

2013-09-17 16:25:34

Organic offers clear choice for those seeking foods produced without this use WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pointing out that every year more than two million people in the United States get infections resistant to antibiotics and at least 23,000 people die as a result, a new report issued this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) calls for phasing out the routine use of antibiotics in industrial livestock production that has been...

2013-09-16 16:24:15

Consumers Union Calls For Stronger Action to Curb Antibiotic Overuse And To Prevent The Spread Of Deadly Infections in Hospitals WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns that antibiotic resistance poses a serious threat to public health that is undermining our ability to treat infectious diseases and health care-acquired infections. The report notes that the use of antibiotics is the "single most...


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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