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2013-10-24 23:25:32

If you have done everything you can to avoid the flu, but still it has caught up with you, Boys Town pediatricians offer some home remedies. Boys Town, NE (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Influenza, also known as the flu, is one of the most severe illnesses of the winter season. A viral infection of the respiratory tract, including the nose, throat, trachea, and bronchi, the flu affects nearly 20 percent of the U.S. population each year. Symptoms of the flu vary from child to child and may...

2013-10-21 23:18:49

Cost effective pet healthcare at your fingers on demand, 24/7. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Vet24seven™, the mobile app that brings a veterinarian to your animal via tablet or smartphone, announced today that it has launched an Indiegogo Campaign at http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/vet24seven to complete development of the app and build the nationwide network of veterinarians that will provide animal care via virtual veterinary consultations on demand. Using the...

2013-10-21 23:04:36

Partnership with American Veterinary Medical Foundation will award approximately $700,000 to students in all areas of veterinary medicine. Florham Park, NJ (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 For the fifth consecutive year, Zoetis and the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) invite second- and third-year students of veterinary medicine to apply for the Zoetis Veterinary Student Scholarship Program. In an effort to help alleviate some of the burden of student debt, about 350 scholarships of...

2013-10-17 23:03:31

In-demand research report “Veterinary Health Markets” drawn up by TriMark Publications has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 In the recent past, the advancements in the veterinary health market and the expanding range of veterinary health products have considerably transformed the welfare and health of animals the world over. Currently, the assortment and complexity of veterinary health products continue to expand, comprising...

2013-10-17 10:43:20

New research from the Monell Chemical Senses Center and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reveals how diseases can modify animal odors in subtle ways. In a recent study published in the public access journal PLOS ONE, scientists examined how infection with avian influenza (AIV) alters fecal odors in mallards. Using both behavioral and chemical methods, the findings reveal that AIV can be detected based on odor changes in infected birds. "The fact that a distinctive fecal odor is...

2013-10-16 23:04:41

Horses can reap the same benefits from Kinesio Tape enjoyed by humans. http://www.kinesiotapeblog.com Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Human athletes are not the only ones to benefit from Kinesio Taping. Winter is approaching in several parts of the world and October is a great opportunity to address equine aches and pains. More and more horse owners are discovering that Kinesio Tape has many advantages in equine use, as well. Since only certified professionals can use this...


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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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