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2014-02-17 23:01:13

America’s best-loved pet insurer honors four paw-picked winners at second annual Veterinary Awards Dinner. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Now celebrating its second year on American soil, the Petplan Veterinary Awards recently shone a well-deserved spotlight on those outstanding veterinary professionals who spend their days (and nights, in some cases) caring for four-legged family members. Petplan, America’s best-loved insurer, is delighted to introduce the winners of the...

Flu Evolution Study May Change Textbooks, History Books
2014-02-17 10:55:14

Daniel Stolte - University of Arizona A new study reconstructing the evolutionary tree of flu viruses challenges conventional wisdom and solves some of the mysteries surrounding flu outbreaks of historical significance. The study, published in the journal Nature, provides the most comprehensive analysis to date of the evolutionary relationships of influenza virus across different host species over time. In addition to dissecting how the virus evolves at different rates in different...

2014-02-12 23:31:52

Two-thirds (66.6 percent) of Americans admit they don’t even try to maintain their normal sex life while experiencing cold and flu symptoms according to survey data released by Embria Health Sciences, makers of EpiCor, an immune ingredient for dietary supplements. Ankeny, Iowa (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Two-thirds (66.6 percent) of Americans admit they don’t even try to maintain their normal sex life while experiencing cold and flu symptoms according to survey data released today by...

2014-02-11 16:25:04

Consumer Group Is Urging Trader Joe's And Other Grocers To Stop Selling Meat And Poultry Raised On Antibiotics YONKERS, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports, praised Chick-fil-A today for its announcement that within five years it will no longer sell chicken that has been raised on antibiotics. Public health experts have warned that the overuse of antibiotics by the meat industry on healthy livestock is...

2014-02-07 20:20:59

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama today signed the long-awaited Farm Bill at the Mary Anne McPhail Equine Performance Center at Michigan State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. The Farm Bill is only the second time that President Obama has signed legislation in a location other than the White House. This vital legislation has a far-reaching impact on the work veterinarians do every day to protect the health and welfare of both people...

2014-02-06 08:20:59

UNION CITY, Calif., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care instruments and consumables for the medical, research, and veterinary markets worldwide and providing reference lab services to the veterinary and research markets in the United States, announced today that the Department of the Army, Army NAF Contracting has awarded the Company, a contract to provide veterinary diagnostic laboratory services to the...

2014-02-05 23:04:44

More than 15,000 veterinary professionals expected in Las Vegas for the Western Veterinary Conference February 16-20. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 The 86th Annual Western Veterinary Conference (WVC) kicks off in Las Vegas on Feb. 16, offering over 15,000 veterinary professionals more than 1,000 hours of high quality educational programming at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. “The 2014 conference is the most comprehensive meeting in our long history of providing continuing...

2014-02-05 20:24:13

DUBLIN, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rm8xc9/veterinary_health) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Veterinary Health Markets" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rm8xc9/veterinary_health ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Veterinary health products, including veterinary pharmaceuticals, biologicals...

2014-02-03 23:25:46

The Timeless Vet Drug Index™ is a new evidence-based veterinary drug formulary app authored by Dr. Etienne Côté, Dr. Stephen Ettinger and Dr. Wayne Schwark. Charlottetown, PE (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Timeless Veterinary Systems Inc. announced the official release of the Timeless Vet Drug Index™ for Android devices at the 2014 North American Veterinary Conference in Orlando, Florida. The Timeless Vet Drug Index™ is a new strictly evidence-based drug formulary app and the...

2014-01-31 23:31:54

Innovative Horseshoe Alternative Provides Therapeutic Benefits for Horses Highlands, NC (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Advanced Equine Comfort, LLC announced today the launch of a newly patented product, Easy’s Slipper® (patent number USD689,246S). The glue-on shoe is a flexible horseshoe alternative that provides therapeutic benefits by utilizing scientific data and innovative materials to protect and grow healthier hooves and happier horses. Easy’s Slipper®, a lightweight...


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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