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Feline Pine Announces National 'Take Your Cat to the Vet Day' August 22

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Cats seem so independent, it's easy for their owners to get caught up in work, family and every day life and forget to bring them into the veterinarian for regular annual exams. In a recent national survey conducted in Spring 2009 by F...

Search for America's Best Veterinarian Continues With Third Annual 'Thank Your Vet for a Healthy Pet(R)' Contest

Nationwide Essay Contest Honors Veterinarians for Dedication to Improving Animal Health and Well-Being DENVER, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Nominate your veterinarian for the third annual Thank Your Vet for a Healthy Pet(R) contest, conducted by Morris Animal Foundation (MAF). The national short-es...

Penn vet researchers identify a critical growth factor that stimulates sperm stem cells to thrive

PHILADELPHIA - Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and Pennsylvania State University have identified for the first time a specific "niche factor" in the mouse testes called colony stimulating factor 1, Csf1, that has a direct effect on sperm stem cell self-r...

California Veterinarian Wins America's Best Vet Honor; Four Regional Winners Also Named

Dr. Rachel S. Boltz Wins Second Annual Thank Your Vet for a Healthy Pet Contest(R), Sponsored by Morris Animal Foundation , Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc. and BowTie, Inc. DENVER, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Californian and animal lover Lisa Lotti describes her veterinarian, Rachel S. Boltz of Los A...

Fido Got Run Over By a Reindeer: The 10 Vet Bills That Stole Christmas

BREA, Calif., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Sure, it's the most wonderful time of the year, but that doesn't mean Rover won't get sick, break a leg, or eat a nativity set. "He ate a sheep and a wise man," said Deborah Breen of Brewster, New York, whose American bulldog Achilles made a snack of h...

High-Tech Vet Medicine Saving Lives of Pets and People

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Laser scalpels, arthroscopic surgery, genomic research, and now even dog heart defibrillators -- veterinary medicine is quickly expanding into new high-tech approaches to save pets. This work has a side benefit; it's improving medicine for people, too....

VA Vet Centers Coming to 39 Communities

Peake: Provide Counseling for All Combat Veterans WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Combat veterans will receive readjustment counseling and other assistance in 39 additional communities across the country where the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will develop Vet Centers by ...

VA Begins Next Phase of Combat Vet Outreach

Calls to Ill or Injured Veterans Completed WASHINGTON, May 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it has completed making calls to veterans potentially identified as being ill or injured from Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedo...

Revised: Morris Animal Foundation Searches for America's Best Vet With 'Thank Your Vet for a Healthy Pet(SM)' Contest

Nationwide Essay Contest Honors Veterinarians for Dedication to Improving Animal Health and Well-Being; Co-sponsored by Hill's Pet Nutrition and DOG FANCY, CAT FANCY and Veterinary Practice News Magazines DENVER, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- If you think your veterinarian is the best in Ameri...

Morris Animal Foundation Searches for America's Best Vet With 'Thank Your Vet for a Healthy Pet(SM)' Contest

Nationwide Essay Contest Honors Veterinarians for Dedication to Improving Animal Health and Well-Being; Co-sponsored by Hill's Pet Nutrition and DOG FANCY, CAT FANCY and Veterinary Practice News Magazines DENVER, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- If you think your veterinarian is the best in Ameri...

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Vet in Medical Technology

MJFF's Rapid Response Innovation Awards Hit Mid-2009 With Over $1 Million Funded in High-Risk/High-Reward Approaches to Parkinson's Disease

... order to fund truly novel thinking whenever inspiration strikes. " Rapid Response enables us to assess the best new ideas in real time, quickly vet their potential, and move the most promising ones to the next level fast," said Katie Hood, CEO of MJFF. "This reflects our commitment to keep fresh i...

Increasing Dairy Milk Production with Electrolyzed Drinking Water

...e potential to produce the desired results. Penn vet worked with EAU Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin B...red Water for milk production. As part of the Penn vet study, in addition to the pH increase, EAU also de...t and environmentally sound solutions." The Penn vet study is the first of the trial studies to be comp...
Vet in Medical Dictionary

Phenytoin overdose

.... In overdose , the extent of sodium channel blockade increases, and phenytoin is ... Phenytoin toxicity : Predictions of clinical course. vet Hum Toxicol 1989; 31: ... Signs and symptoms of phenytoin toxicity had disappeared four days after ingestion. ... The serum phenytoin conc...

Paresis

...nferior oblique overaction, and ... paresis . ... Diaphragm, Injury and Paresis ... Q: what is canine poterior paresis ? I took my Yorkie to a vet ... Q: Functional Paresis - what is it and what can cause it? ... Paresis symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment information for Paresi...

Eye Problems

...to severe in symptoms ... Just like with other eye problems , avoid touching or rubbing your ... For Removing Eye Wrinkle Problems ... Your vet will examine the eye and may perform several tests to determine what is ... Thanks for your reply regarding my Dylan's eye problems . ... Ey...

Bug sprays

... Brief and Straightforward Guide: Is Bug Spray Safe for Pets? ... Some bug sprays for animals are perfectly safe, though you should consult a vet ... ...

Atopy

...ith medical definitions ... Atopy involves the capacity to produce IgE in response to common environmental ... What to Expect When You Go To The vet for skin allergies, atopy , miliary dermatitis, itchy skin, pyoderma, skin infections, and other skin problems in dogs, cats, ... atopic ad...
Vet in Biological News

Brain structure assists in immune response, according to Penn vet study

PHILADELPHIA - For the first time, a team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine have imaged in real time the body's immune response to a parasitic infection in the brain. The findings provide unexpected insights into how immune cells are regulated in the...

If you're aggressive, your dog will be too, says veterinary study at University of Pennsylvania

...nce displayed by the owner. Advocates of this theory therefore suggest owners establish an "alpha" or pack-leader role. The purpose of the Penn vet study was to assess the behavioral effects and safety risks of techniques used historically by owners of dogs with behavior problems. ...

The exotic side of veterinary science

...d as well as in collections across the world. Dr Yon, who qualified as a vet at Cornell University and went on to study reproductive physiology in eleph...e that interest as best I'm able." Plundering the expertise based at the vet school Lisa is in the process of establishing a number of new research proj...

Smiths Detection to launch a portable diagnostic system for foot-and-mouth disease and avian flu

...he instrument and up to five independent tests can be run simultaneously. An analysis of the infection is available in under 90 minutes, enabling the vet to take swift action. The instrument can be decontaminated at the location, a critical feature in the control of disease outbreaks. For the last t...

Dogs keep dying: Many owners unaware of toxic dog food

...clearinghouse for information about the dog food poisoning. The Cornell vet College is continually updating its Web site ( http://www.vet.cornell.edu ...s for two months." For more details, veterinarians should check the Cornell vet College Web site. Owners also should take cats that might have eaten con...

Expert dispels bird flu paranoia

... were paranoid about catching bird flu off their neighbours' backyard pets because the media had "played up" the virus. He said his West Toowoomba vet Surgery had been swamped with inquiries from panicked bird owners and neighbours about their pet parrots, finches and budgies. "We're getting thre...
Vet in Biological Technology

NeoStem, Inc. to Enter the Regenerative Medicine Market in Asia

... and cryopreservation of regenerative cells," said Dr. Wang Taihua. "We are also particularly excited at the prospect of collaborating with NeoStem to vet new technologies and bring VSEL technology to the large population base of the PRC." Robin Smith, MD, CEO of NeoStem said, "NeoStem is very excited ...

BoVir(R) Named Best New Veterinary Diagnostics Product in International Animal Pharm Awards

...y a September 26, 2007, grand opening celebration of the new Enfer Diagnostics Research and Operations Center in Naas, Ireland. The 50,000 square-foot vet diagnostics manufacturing, logistics, customer training, customer service and operations center also provides services focused on vet diagnostic resea...

Neogen Acquires Kane Enterprises

...uch excellent reputation to Neogen's offerings," said Lon Bohannon, Neogen's president. "The AG-TEK products are complementary and a nice fit with our vet instruments line that has been growing consistently in the 10-15% range for several years. The Kane purchase also provides Neogen with important syner...

Technology with Aloha

... with an estimated 15 percent of the market. AT&T Wireless' CEO John Zeglis told analysts last week that the company has retained Merrill Lynch to vet potential buyers. Among the suitors getting airplay are Cingular, Verizon, Verizon's UK- based investor Vodaphone, and Japanese cell phone innovator,...

Experts share advice for Wisconsin entrepreneur programs

... from venture or angel investors more readily than the basic facts and figures placed in a template. A mentor could help. Showing it All To vet business plans before they have to weather actual investors critiques, CED runs a program it calls Streak, which provides entrepreneurs with critiques...

UW-Madison gets $14.8 to advance nanoscale research

...onal boundaries of science disciplines are all but nonexistent. "We bring people from physics, chemistry, engineering, biology, pharmacy, and even the vet school to work together on these projects of common interest," he says. "And we provide a forum for all of these people to interact and for all of the...

RFID technology is opportunity for Wisconsin companies

... money. "We have dairy herds that we have worked with for nine to10 years, and we have calculated a reduction of $10 per year per head of cattle on vet bills," Kleemeier says. "You can save quite a bit of money doing that. So, it all adds up to a more economic way to do business. But, it requires a bi...

EppendorfPerfect gDNA Blood Mini Kit

...es by the use of a single touchdown polymerase chain reaction. vet Microbiol 72 (3-4): 285-93. Hoover, T.A., Vodkin, ...tii in cow's milk using the polymerase chain reaction (PCR). J vet Med Ser B 41: 580-587. ...

EppendorfPerfect gDNA Blood Mini Kit

...es by the use of a single touchdown polymerase chain reaction. vet Microbiol 72 (3-4): 285-93. Hoover, T.A., Vodkin, ...tii in cow's milk using the polymerase chain reaction (PCR). J vet Med Ser B 41: 580-587. ...

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Vet in Biological Dictionary

Endophyte

...ll fescue (Festuca arundinacea) is Missouri's most widely used forage crop. ... How does the endophyte affect grazing animals? ... rural heritage vet clinic - endophyte fescue toxicity in horses ... Additionally, some so-called endophyte -free seeds are derived from infected seed ... when th...

Central cell

...he United States. Prognosis of mast cell tumors of the skin is directly related to the ... All information on this web site is copyright © 2004 vet Surgery Central Inc. VCS Inc. ... Each plant cell has a large, single vacuole that stores biochemicals, helps ... Many plant cells have...
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