AVMA Passes New Policy to Encourage Humane Treatment of Captive Elephants, Appropriate Use of Training Tools
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Veterinary Medical
Association (AVMA) issued a new policy offering guidance on the humane
treatment and handling of elephants by veterinarians and handlers.
Elephant handlers and veterinarians generally use two tools in handling
Free health check-ups for captive elephants
A group of veterinarians in India have initiated a unique project that aims at providing free health check-ups to captive
elephants through mobile clinics. //
Conceptualised by a team of veterinarians under the guidance of Jacob V. Cheeran, the project is supported by two Bangalore based NGOs...
Lifeclinic to Showcase Health Stations and Health Communicator at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores 2009 Pharmacy and Technology Conference
...ingful multimedia product information to complement our highly effective placard ads. I know of no other retail medium that can guarantee this type of captive
Lifeclinic will also exhibit their LC500 and LC600 health stations , both capable of Internet-connectivity and designed for...
The Ensign Group Reports Second Quarter 2009 Earnings of $0.39 per Share; Reaffirms 2009 EPS Guidance
...meant to imply that The Ensign Group, Inc. has direct operating assets, employees or revenue, or that any of the facilities, the Service Center or the captive
insurance subsidiary are operated by the same entity. More information about Ensign is available at http://www.ensigngroup.net.
The Power of Functional Foods is the Key to Fi Asia-China's Success
...t into effect by China's low cost suppliers, as Fi Asia-China was the first industry event in China after the law came into effect on June 1, 2009. A captive
audience was present to hear how the crucial issue of food safety is China is impacting the global supply chain for ingredients.
North Dakota Critical Access Hospital Quality Network Moves Forward with Statewide Information Management Project to Enhance Patient Safety in the State
.../service systems and consulting products that enable healthcare organizations to execute on their vision for excellence. Core Clarity products include captive
insurance company development and operations, risk-quality-safety consulting services and the web-based Healthcare SafetyZone® Portal that engages...
Mobile Massage Team to Sponsor and Exhibit at First Annual Working Wellness Expo
...owever, in today's fast paced, high tension world, the majority of individuals do not have the time or resources available for intensive and expensive captive
The Mobile Massage Team on-site seated massage service platform offers a new and unique paradigm in bringing these benefits to all ...
Cruel and inhuman treatment causes more mental damage than physical torture
...hysical torture. Findings revealed that being held captive
in a hostile and life-threatening environment, dep...to life in a war setting. Additionally, being held captive
by an enemy was a stronger risk factor for posttra...tivity experience in 432 individuals who were held captive
and tortured in two different contexts. The group ...
PHSI Launches New Websites to Promote Sustainable Eco-Friendly Bottle-less Drinking Water Technology
...e customers a convenient resource for account management and online payment processing. PHSI is the only bottle-less cooler manufacturer that offers a captive
rental finance program for its dealers.
PHSI's Pure Water Technology® Division founded in 1996, offers turnkey dealer programs for entrepreneu...
Pregnancy Magazine Touts Web Site Designed by Vitamin as 'Web Site We Can't Live Without'
...ble information tool for women with high-risk pregnancies, KeepEmCookin.com is a smart marketing channel for advertisers who are looking to target the captive
audience of pregnant women on bed rest."
With the first phase of the Web site live and receiving significant exposure among media and consumers, ...
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Scientists Discover Origin of Malaria
...said Raynard S. Kington, M.D., Ph.D., acting director of the National Institutes of Health.
Wolfe and his colleagues sampled wild and wild-born captive
chimpanzees in Cameroon and Ivory Coast. In Cameroon researchers collected samples from chimpanzees during routine health exams in three different wil...
Pew Commission Says Industrial Scale Farm Animal Production Poses 'Unacceptable' Risks to Public Health, Environment
...ust one animal species, or growing just one crop, and
many rural communities have fared poorly.
As the food animal industry shifted to a system of captive
transactions controlled by production contracts, economic power shifted
from farmers to livestock processors or so-called integrators. Farmers
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Compass Disposable Biopsy Needle
Description:...cut and larger sample for histopathology. Both benefits are
functions of the needles optimized vacuum and cutting edge.
Unique "O ring inside the captive
locking thumb nut holds vacuum
in the needle so that suction concentrates at the cutting window and
securely holds a larger sample. Unique honed t...
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World's only captive hairy-nosed otter gets new home
Arlington, Virginia (June 17, 2008) -- The world's only known hairy-nosed otter in captivity, one of the rarest and little known of otter species, got a new home and a Buddhist blessing today.
Dara, a frisky young male rescued when his mother was killed by a fisherman, was released into a...
Reintroduced Chinese alligators now multiplying in the wild in China
...nimals in a declining population.
An international workshop on the species was held in 2001, followed by recommendations for the reintroduction of captive
bred alligators. The first three animals released in Hongxing Reserve of Xuancheng County in Anhui in 2003 were from the Anhui Research Center of Chin...
Male seahorses like big mates
...), concentrating on the importance of partner body size in mate selection. A total of 10 female and 16 male sexually mature seahorses, obtained from a captive
breeding facility in Tasmania, took part in the experiment. Individuals of both sexes were presented with potential mating partners of different sizes...
Stress puts double whammy on reproductive system, fertility
...y the finding could not only change the way physicians look at human reproductive problems, but also affect how breeders approach animal husbandry and captive
breeding programs for endangered species.
"There is a growing body of work that points to GnIH as being a big player in the inhibition of reproduct...
Hatchery fish may hurt efforts to sustain wild salmon runs
...ver, Blouin said, but it's possible that similar effects could be found.
breeding is now a cornerstone of recovery efforts by conservation programs ...es, the researchers noted in their report. Thousands of species may require captive
breeding to prevent their extinction in the next 200 years which makes it ...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 3, 2009
... of the newly discovered N-methyldecahydroquinolines, which could also be produced in the frogs' own bodies. Feeding experiments with alkaloids fed to captive
frogs are planned, which might settle this point.
The scientists analyzed alkaloids from the skin of 13 of the more than 25 species of the genus Am...
Bolivian rainforest study suggests feeding behavior in monkeys and humans have ancient, shared roots
...n; in addition, it may help to improve the care of captive
primates, which can be prone to obesity and relate...t similarly be an option for mitigating obesity in captive
"Our findings are also interesting f...t our findings can be applied to the management of captive
primates (where obesity is a problem), and possibl...
Female mammals follow their noses to the right mates
...th certain males, or are merely mating with them by default.
"The most convincing evidence for female mate choice in mammals comes from studies of captive
mammals carried out under controlled conditions where the effects of male competition can be excluded ," Clutton-Brock and McAuliffe write.
Seven recommendations from Aarhus to COP15
...(expand reserve systems, design of reserve systems to be robust to CC, CC-off-setting local management (controlled burning to reduce fuel loads ect.), captive
breeding, assisted migration/translocation, engineering new habitats etc).
Forest conservation including Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and ...
New book expands field data available on orangutans
... book paint a clearer picture of the flexibility and range of orangutan behavior in the wild and provide important insight to researchers working with captive
orangutan populations. Though he has studied the mental abilities of orangutans for more than 20 years, Shumaker said the information presented in the...
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'Museomics' yields new insights into extinct Tasmanian tiger
...g increasingly rare in the wild at the time the National Zoo acquired the female and cubs, and was declared extinct in 1936 upon the death of the last captive
animal. Genetic sequences sampled from the preserved specimens of the National Zoo thyalcine family have been studied in recent years, however these ...
The Ensign Group Declares Quarterly Dividend
...meant to imply that The
Ensign Group, Inc. has direct operating assets, employees or revenue, or
that any of the facilities, the Service Center or the captive
subsidiary are operated by the same entity. More information about Ensign
is available at http://www.ensigngroup.net .
First electrophysical recording of sleep in a wild animal
...trophysiology of sleep in a wild animal, three-toed sloths carrying miniature electroencephalogram recorders slept 9.63 hours per day6 hours less than captive
sloths did, reports an international team of researchers working on the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institutes Barro Colorado Island in Panama.
Online Kiosks provides a new way to send a message
...Using the system, they can gradually absorb the information because it is shown to them at a time when they are looking for distraction.
Its a very captive
audience, and theyre looking to pass the time, Strand said. People can promote their products, get customers to come in more frequently, or sell adver...
Online Kiosks founder Mike Strand uses contest to screen new business plan
...o be announced in Milwaukee June 7.
Online Kiosks grew from Strand's experiences with StrandWare, when he saw a new avenue for communication in the captive
audiences created by lobbies and waiting rooms. Excited by this vision, Strand decided to once again take a chance and found a company out of his home...
Learning to swim in the global talent pool
... sets of activities that can be pulled apart and reconfigured. This has helped to accelerate the movement of work around the world via outsourcing and captive
operations. In theory, componentization means work will move to those parts of the world where talent is located that can do the job best at the most ...
DGGE Analysis for Non-Invasive Studies of Primate Diet
... technique for resolving
unique sequences from mixed template PCR amplifications. Analyses of eighteen
plant species consumed by captive
animals showed that DGGE permitted resolution
of 15 of the 18 species, or over 80% (Figure 3). The three unresolved
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