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2013-05-10 23:01:44

Drafted with assistance of Health Care Without Harm and Physicians for Social Responsibility, the resolution is intended to protect public health. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 The University of California, San Francisco´s (UCSF) Academic Senate Coordinating Committee, the School of Pharmacy Faculty Council, and the School of Medicine Faculty Council unanimously approved a resolution in April to phase out the procurement of meat and poultry raised with non-therapeutic...

Antibiotics An Effective Treatment For Chronic Lower Back Pain
2013-05-10 17:01:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A groundbreaking study from a well-renowned team of Danish researchers could bring unprecedented relief for sufferers of chronic back pain. According to the study, which appeared in the European Spine Journal, as much as 40 percent of chronic lower back pain is caused by bacteria. Treating these patients with antibiotics has resulted in a significant amount of relief and increased quality of life when compared to those...

French Health Ministry Confirms Three New Cases Of Novel Coronavirus
2013-05-10 12:50:11

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Two days after French health officials confirmed the first case of novel coronavirus (NCoV) in their country, a spokeswoman for the regional health authority of Northern France said two health care workers who cared for the 65-year-old infected man are under surveillance on suspicion of being infected as well. Beatrice Degrugillers said a doctor and nurse were hospitalized Thursday night and are continuing to be monitored closely....

2013-05-08 13:38:30

Heiman Wertheim and Arjun Chandna from Oxford University and colleagues describe the launch and impact of VINARES, an initiative to strengthen antimicrobial stewardship in Viet Nam, which may be instructive for other countries struggling to address the threat of antimicrobial resistance. Antimicrobial resistance is increasingly recognized as a serious contemporary global health threat (with numerous calls for action from the international community), but while interventions to control...

2013-05-08 11:38:12

Through the serendipity of science, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have discovered a potential treatment for deadly, drug-resistant bacterial infections that uses the same approach that HIV uses to infect cells. The National Institutes of Health-supported discovery will be described in the June issue of the journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. It is especially promising in the development of a potential treatment for lung infections in people with cystic fibrosis....

Health Officials Confirm First Case Of Novel Coronavirus In France
2013-05-08 10:16:20

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The French Health Ministry on Wednesday reported the first case of the SARS-like novel coronavirus (NCoV) in the country after a 65-year-old Frenchman contracted a respiratory illness on a recent trip to Dubai. Health authorities said they are trying to find anyone who may have been in contact with him to prevent it from spreading. The Health Ministry said they do not yet know how or where exactly the man picked up the virus, but...

2013-05-08 08:30:03

UNION CITY, Calif., May 8, 2013 /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 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Health Care Conference on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. PT. The conference will be held at the Encore at the Wynn in Las Vegas, NV. About AbaxisAbaxis develops, manufactures, markets and sells...

2013-05-07 08:32:52

SHAWNEE, Kan., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare LLC, Animal Health Division is proud to announce that Jessica Bridge, a junior at Colorado State University's College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, is the inaugural national winner of the Bayer Excellence in Communication Award. Bayer HealthCare Animal Health launched the award program this year to highlight the importance of effective client communication in veterinary practices, and to reward veterinary students...

2013-05-02 20:22:14

Theme of 'Love Your Pet, See Your Vet' reminds pet owners to show they love their pet with the gift of good health SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pet owners love to show their pets affection by showering them with toys, fancy collars and even clothes. In fact, a recent survey indicated dog and cat owners spent $5 billion on gifts for their dogs and cats during the 2012 holiday season. During National Pet Week May 5 - 11 the American Veterinary Medical...

2013-05-02 16:28:23

Cats with renal disease also may have "silent killer" RALEIGH, N.C., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest known veterinary clinical trial of its kind with 35 study sites in the United States and Canada is currently evaluating cats with kidney disease to determine if they also have hypertension (high blood pressure). Kidney disease and hypertension often occur together, especially in older cats. Hypertension has been called a "silent killer" and is difficult to diagnose because...


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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