Recent News for Vet and Professional

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Managing Equine Eosinophilic Keratoconjunctivitis

February 10, 2014

Eosinophilic keratoconjunctivitis generally has severe clinical signs and requires prolonged treatment.... Read More

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Nerve Blocks for Suspensory Ligament Diagnosis Done Right

February 09, 2014

A low-volume injection produces less upward diffusion than a high-volume injection, researchers concluded.... Read More

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University of Tennessee to Host Equine Podiatry Conference

February 08, 2014

The inaugural conference for veterinarians and farriers will take place on Mar. 8.... Read More

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Gene Therapy, Stem Cells' Effects on Equine Osteoarthritis

February 08, 2014

A combination of mesenchymal stem cells and gene therapy reduced osteoarthritis progression in one model.... Read More

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Dr. Leroy Coggins Dies at 81

February 07, 2014

Leroy Coggins, DVM, PhD, who in 1970 developed the now ubiquitous Coggins test, has died at the age of 81.... Read More

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Best Practices for 20 Minutes of Equine Field Anesthesia

February 04, 2014

Short-term anesthesia for procedures lasting fewer than 20 minutes is common field work in equine medicine.... Read More

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Repairing Equine Eyelid Lacerations

February 03, 2014

Although eyelid lacerations are common, they should be considered surgical emergencies.... Read More

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NSAIDs Might Impair Horses' Response to Influenza Vaccines

February 01, 2014

Researchers found that NSAID administration reduced immune response in previously exposed and naive horses.... Read More

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Treating Intraosseous Pressure in Horses

February 01, 2014

Vets successfully employed a pioneering technique to treat a South African horse's intraosseous pressure.... Read More

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Top Equine Medicine Studies of 2013

January 31, 2014

Carol Clark, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, shares her picks for the top equine medicine studies of 2013.... Read More

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Equine Metabolic Syndrome: What We Know, Where We're Headed

January 30, 2014

Vets have made great strides in EMS diagnosis and management, but there's still much work to be done.... Read More

Comparing parts left-to-right is key to interpreting images, with the horse as its own control.

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Equine Thermography

January 28, 2014

Thermography is a noninvasive, safe, and cost-effective diagnostic imaging tool used in equine health care.... Read More

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Understanding Immunosenescence in Horses

January 27, 2014

Researchers are still working to fully understand what impact aging has on the equine immune system.... Read More

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CE Credit Offered for Equine Digital Best Practices Webinar

January 26, 2014

One hour of credit is available for veterinarians, vet techs, and administrators attending the webinar.... Read More

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Can Imaging Mesenteric Lymph Nodes Save Horses' Lives?

January 26, 2014

Vets can image the cecal mesentery to garner information that could lead to a lymphadenopathy diagnosis.... Read More

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UK Forage Bowl Team Wins National Title

January 25, 2014

The UK Forage Bowl team took the top spot at the National Forage Bowl.... Read More

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UK Seminar Series Kicks Off Jan. 30

January 24, 2014

On Jan. 30, two speakers will discuss inflammatory airway disease.... Read More

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How Effective is Cribbing Surgery?

January 23, 2014

Researchers found that a surgical procedure intended to control cribbing is very effective.... Read More

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Blood Testing Healthy Horses

January 20, 2014

Should routine blood tests be used to assess a horse's health as part of a prepurchase exam?... Read More

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Does Silver Dressing Improve Equine Leg Wound Healing?

January 20, 2014

Wounds treated with the SPF dressing had significantly decreased wound areas and granulation tissue scores.... Read More

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Researchers Identify EOTRH Risk Factors

January 19, 2014

EOTRH is a painful, recently identified condition that primarily affects horses' incisors and canine teeth.... Read More

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AAEP Veterinarians Discuss Equine Eye Topics

January 17, 2014

Attendees discussed fungal keratitis, ocular medications, and equine recurrent uveitis. ... Read More

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Friesians' Blood Work Alike but Different

January 16, 2014

Vets caring for Friesians should interpret a few tests differently than they would in the average horse.... Read More

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Tips for Maintaining Aged Horses' Health

January 15, 2014

Find out how to ensure your senior horses stay healthy all through their golden years.... Read More

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Surgeon Baker Joins Hagyard Equine Medical Institute

January 14, 2014

William True Baker, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, joined the practice as a surgeon at the Davidson Surgery Center.... Read More