Recent News for Respiratory Problems

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Researchers Develop Equine Field Ventilation System

September 29, 2013

Anesthesiologists have developed a simple and inexpensive device for equine ventilation in a field emergency.... Read More

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Initial Test Negative in Possible EHV-1 Case

September 23, 2013

A preliminary EHV-1 test on a horse euthanized at Bowie Training Center came back negative.... Read More

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EHV-1 Workshop for Veterinary Professionals Scheduled

September 18, 2013

The equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) workshop for equine veterinary professionals will take place Oct. 19.... Read More

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Treatment of Heaves Subject of Penn Vet Lecture

September 12, 2013

On Tuesday, Oct. 1, Rose Nolen-Walston, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, will present "Treating Heaves in Horses."... Read More

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Equine Health Seminar Kicks Off Horse Races

August 22, 2013

The 2013's annual Zweig Memorial Trot kicks off with a series of talks on equine health. ... Read More

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The Role of Interferon Gamma in Foals

August 21, 2013

Reduced interferon-gamma production is associated with increased risk for intracellular bacterial infections.... Read More

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Equine Surgeon Cheetham Named First Zweig Research Scientist

August 16, 2013

The position will fund Cheetham’s research into diagnosing and treating recurrent laryngeal paralysis.... Read More

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Top Foal-Related Studies of 2012-'13

August 13, 2013

Dr. Chris Sanchez reviews recent top research papers published focusing on foal health.... Read More

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OSU Veterinary Hospital Reopens after Influenza Outbreak

August 08, 2013

The Oregon State University veterinary hospital resumed normal operations after an equine influenza outbreak.... Read More

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Owners Again Support Medication-Free Horse Racing

August 05, 2013

Many of horse racing's top owners again pledged to race their 2-year-olds without race-day medication. ... Read More

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Equine Emerging Diseases Reviewed

August 01, 2013

Learn about coronavirus, EPM, Lyme disease, influenza, and Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis.... Read More

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OSU Veterinary Hospital Managing Equine Influenza Cases

July 24, 2013

Three affected horses at OSU have been placed in isolation and are being treated. ... Read More

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Hemorrhage Blamed for Calgary Stampede Horse Death

July 17, 2013

Pulmonary hemorrhage caused the death of a horse used in the chuckwagon race at the Calgary Stampede. ... Read More

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Streptococcus zooepidemicus: Only an Opportunist?

July 14, 2013

S. zooepidemicus is frequently isolated in the respiratory tract of weanling and yearling horses. ... Read More

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International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2013

July 11, 2013

Confirmed diseases include contagious equine metritis, strangles, EHV, influenza, and more.... Read More

Researchers provided horses with daily inhaled corticosteroid treatments of fluticasone propionate through a respirator mask covering both nostrils.

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Inhaled Corticosteroids, Management Changes Help RAO Horses

July 10, 2013

A combination of inhaled corticosteroids and environmental antigen avoidance helped horses with heaves.... Read More

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California Quarter Horse Tests Positive for EHV-1

July 09, 2013

A 4-year-old California mare has tested positive for neuropathogenic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).... Read More

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EHV-1 Confirmed in Devon and Warwickshire, England

July 05, 2013

Horses residing on two English premises have tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1.... Read More

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Woodbine EHV-1: All Restrictions Lifted

June 26, 2013

All EHV-1 related restrictions placed on horses stabled in Barn 1 at Woodbine have been lifted.... Read More

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Consider BAL in Both Lungs when Evaluating Airway Disease

June 24, 2013

Only performing bronchoalveolar lavage in a single lung could lead to missed diagnoses, one veterinarian says.... Read More

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Woodbine EHV-1: Some Restrictions Lifted

June 20, 2013

Officials have lifted some restrictions placed after five horses tested positive for EHV-1 last week.... Read More

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EHV-1 Threat Cuts Park Stud's Breeding Season Short

June 15, 2013

Due to the recent EHV-1 outbreak at Woodbine, Park Stud has concluded the breeding season for its stallions. ... Read More

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Neurologic EHV-1 Confirmed at Woodbine Racetrack

June 12, 2013

Authorities have confirmed five EHV-1 cases in Barn 1 at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto.... Read More

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Equine Neurologic Disease

June 08, 2013

The accurate diagnosis of equine neurologic disease is important for several reasons.... Read More

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Australian Horse Industry Could Face Increased Disease Risk

June 08, 2013

International horse movement and climate changes could contribute to disease risk, one vet says.... Read More