Recent News for Sports Medicine

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'Inflamm-Aging,' Satellite Cells, and the Equine Athlete

January 14, 2015

Researchers are looking for ways to help aging equine athletes through so-called "satellite cells."... Read More

A compounded drug is one produced when the required flavor, dosage, or formulation is otherwise not available as an FDA-approved drug.

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Racing Regulatory Veterinarians Support Compounding Rules

January 13, 2015

Mary Scollay-Ward, DVM; Rick Arthur, DVM; and Lynn Hovda, MS, DVM, signed the letter of support.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horsey New Year's Resolutions

January 13, 2015

Of the 618 respondents, 138 (22%) said they resolved to spend more time grooming and relaxing with their horses.... Read More

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Australian Racehorse Wastage Evaluated

January 13, 2015

Researchers believe improved training and breeding could lead to reduced wastage and more "viable" horses.... Read More

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New York Racing Officials Meet in Wake of Breakdowns

January 12, 2015

Officials said racing participants will be asked to be more vigilant in an effort to prevent injuries to racehorses.... Read More

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CANTER, Retired Racehorse Project Join Forces

January 10, 2015

The groups will join forces to facilitate the sale of more Thoroughbred ex-racehorses to the equestrian market.... Read More

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HITS Thermal Names Official Veterinary Partner

January 10, 2015

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute veterinarians will be available for routine and emergency care through March 16.... Read More

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Nutrition-Related Problems: Developmental Orthopedic Disease

January 10, 2015

Developmental orthopedic disease is a catch-all phrase for syndromes contributing to poor skeletal development in foals.... Read More

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Winter Farm Care Checklist

January 09, 2015

Experts share their time-tested steps for cold weather readiness around the barn.... Read More

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Vets Test Optical Coherence Tomography in Horse Joints

January 09, 2015

This new technique could allow veterinarians to better evaluate equine joint cartilage.... Read More

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Microneedles Help Lidocaine Permeate Through Horse Skin

January 08, 2015

Pretreating an area with microneedles resulted in a 170% increase in the amount of lidocaine that permeated the skin.... Read More

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TCA Stallion Season Auction Underway

January 07, 2015

TCA raises and distributes funds to provide a better life for Thoroughbreds during and after their racing careers.... Read More

A compounded drug is one produced when the required flavor, dosage, or formulation is otherwise not available as an FDA-approved drug.

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RCI Rules to Target Illegal Drug Compounding

January 06, 2015

The group wants to ensure agencies can sanction licensees who violate restrictions on illegally compounded drugs.... Read More

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The Incredible Equine Neck

January 06, 2015

From perils to preservation tactics: How your horse can hurt his neck and ways to prevent injury. ... Read More

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Blood-Horse Feature Wins Eclipse Award

January 05, 2015

The Blood-Horse will receive the 2014 Media Eclipse Award in the audio/multimedia Internet category.... Read More

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Feeding Ponies

January 05, 2015

Feed your roly-poly pony the way Nature intended to prevent obesity-related diseases.... Read More

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Creating an Equine Diet: What to Remember

January 04, 2015

Don't panic over formulating a balanced diet for your horse. Here are some important tips to remember.... Read More

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Oak Tree to Match Donations in Veterinarian Robbins' Honor

January 03, 2015

The pledge will cover donations up to a total of $100,000 that are made through Dec. 31, 2015.... Read More

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Diagnostic Sample Submission Guidelines

January 02, 2015

A laboratory test is only as good as the sample submitted. Find out how veterinarians submit samples.... Read More

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CSU Receives $42.5 Million Gift for Regenerative Medicine

December 30, 2014

John and Leslie Malone committed $42.5 million to develop regenerative medical therapies for animals and people.... Read More

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Is Early Detection of Arthritis in Horses Finally a Reality?

December 28, 2014

Radiographs (X rays) and low-field MRI appear to be useful tools for diagnosing early-stage arthritis.... Read More

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New York to Adopt ARCI Rules on Multiple Violations

December 26, 2014

Regulators have preliminarily adopted a new system of minimum penalties for multiple equine drug violations.... Read More

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Catastrophic Injuries in Racing Quarter Horses Studied

December 23, 2014

More than 56% of injuries occurred in the right forelimb, the opposite of what's most commonly seen in Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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RCI Appoints Five to New Medication Board

December 22, 2014

Drs. Rick Sams, Scott Stanley, Mary Robinson, Ken McKeever, and George Maylin have been appointed to the board.... Read More

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Bell to Head Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

December 22, 2014

James G. "Jimmy" Bell, president and racing manager of Darley America, has been elected president of the organization.... Read More