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2014-06-24 23:08:28

The top 10 conditions triggering a visit to the vet for cats and dogs across the US range from routine problems such as skin allergies, to life threatening conditions like Lymphoma. With such a wide range of ailments now treatable, UK and US based software company Aquarium believes the need for intuitive technology to help the pet insurance sector provide these treatments to policyholders has never been greater to improve claims efficiency and eliminate fraud. (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 A list...

2014-06-19 23:19:47

Heartworm incidence is on the rise in the United States. Chattahoochee Animal Clinic located in Roswell, Georgia warns pet owners of the heartworm epidemic taking place in the Southeast. (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 As the warm summer months approach, a hot topic in veterinary medicine re-emerges. The topic pertains to heartworm disease. Many pet owners are educated on this topic, however, the latest statistics and trends that were released by the GVMA (Georgia Veterinary Medical Association)...

2014-06-18 23:12:55

During the warm and humid summer months, fleas and ticks can come out in full force. Royal Flush Havanese shares with readers their advice on how to lower the risks associated with these pesky insects. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Most pet owners know that spring and summer are the most important seasons to be on the lookout for fleas and ticks, as these pests become more active in warmer weather. Both fleas and ticks are parasites, and feed on canine (and human) blood. They...

2014-06-18 23:07:41

According to a new report from BCC Research, the global market for systemic antibiotics is expected to grow to $41.2 billion by 2018 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 0.8% between 2013 through 2018. Asian countries account for the fastest-growing market with a five-year CAGR of 1.2% due to the increasing aging population, increasing GDP rate and increasing awareness about healthcare. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its...

2014-06-18 16:24:09

YARDLEY, Pa., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vetstreet.com and the Animal Medical Center in New York City today are pleased to announce that Dr. Ann Hohenhaus has won a prestigious 2014 DeBakey Journalism Award in the Online category for her article "Dogs Go To Bat Against Lou Gehrig's Disease." The award will be presented tonight at an awards dinner ceremony in Washington, DC, hosted by the Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR)....

2014-06-18 12:33:05

SARASOTA, Fla., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lakewood-Amedex Inc., a leading developer of novel anti-infective pharmaceuticals, announced today that it has raised a total of $5.5 million, before fees and expenses, through a Series C Preferred stock offering from a group of accredited investors. Scarsdale Equities LLC of New York and San Francisco acted as the principal placement agent. The Company will use the proceeds to advance is novel broad-spectrum Bisphosphocin(TM) class of...

2014-06-17 23:12:30

Veterinary Angels Medical Center (http://www.veterinary-angels.com) has been selected for the 2014 Best of Agoura Hills Award in the Veterinarian category by the Agoura Hills Award Program. Agoura Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Each year, the Agoura Hills Award Program identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service...

2014-06-16 08:29:05

First-ever Platform to Deliver Highly Accurate, Molecular Results in Under 15 Minutes WALTHAM, Mass., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a leading global provider of point-of-care rapid diagnostic and health information solutions, today announced that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Alere(TM) i Influenza A & B test, the first and only molecular test to detect and differentiate influenza A and B virus in less...

2014-06-13 12:25:03

Ten finalists unveiled for inaugural American Humane Association Hero Veterinarian and Hero Veterinary Technician Awards(TM), presented by Zoetis WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After reading the heartwarming stories of hundreds of nominees, a special blue-ribbon panel of celebrities and renowned veterinary and animal care professionals has narrowed down its choices for the top veterinary professionals in the country, but now it's up to America to decide who is number...

2014-06-11 23:08:37

Vet Equipment offers a wide range of ultrasound machines and other vet equipment from some of the renowned manufactures of the market to its customers at competitive prices. Mount Prospect, IL (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Vet Equipment is an online veterinary equipment store that offers excellent quality and reliable ultrasound machines as well as other veterinary equipment at affordable prices. Vet Equipment is a part of KeeboMed Inc. and offers a range of products that are required by vets to...


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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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.