Recent News for Western Veterinary Therapies

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2014 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

October 25, 2013

The events will feature lectures on university programs, equine reproduction, and horse management issues. ... Read More

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CSU Surgeon Honored for Research that Helps Horses, Humans

October 24, 2013

Dr. Wayne McIlwraith received the Jacob Markowitz Award for outstanding contributions to medicine.... Read More

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Equine Researchers work with Regenerative Medicine Center

October 06, 2013

One project will explore regenerative techniques to restore laryngeal function in horses, people, and dogs.... Read More

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AVC Receives Donation to Purchase New Equine Surgery Table

September 21, 2013

A generous donation has allowed the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) to purchase a new equine surgery table.... 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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Equine Postoperative Ileus Insights

July 22, 2013

Gain insight about postoperative ileus: a potentially life-threatening complication of colic surgery.... Read More

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Lingering Lameness

June 04, 2013

Is a two-year-old injury a candidate for adipose-derived regenerative stem cell treatment?... Read More

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Shock Wave Therapy for Lower Leg Wounds on Horses

May 01, 2013

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy could be a promising tool for treating equine lower limb wounds. ... Read More

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Novel Use of Stems Cells in Horses Reported (AAEP 2012)

April 13, 2013

Stem cells and other biologic therapies could have reproductive applications in horses, one researcher says.... Read More

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Equine Field Anesthesia Considerations

April 07, 2013

One vet reviews some key points equine practitioners must consider before implementing field anesthesia.... Read More

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Tweaking Stem Cell Therapy Use in Horses (AAEP 2012)

April 07, 2013

Stem cell therapy has evolved rapidly as a treatment approach in equine veterinary medicine.... Read More

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Study: Not All Equine Stem Cells Equal (AAEP 2012)

March 24, 2013

Choosing a specific stem cell source could maximize treatment efficacy, improving horses' recovery chances.... Read More

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Stem Cell Approach Ineffective for SDFT Injuries (AAEP 2012)

March 15, 2013

Researchers found no significant improvement in SDFT injuries treated with mesenchymal stem cells.... Read More

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LSU SVM Receives Grant for Integrative Medicine Program

March 10, 2013

Louisiana State University received the $60,000 grant to support their integrative medicine programs.... Read More

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Stem Cell Preparation and Delivery (AAEP 2012)

February 18, 2013

One veterinarian describes how to prepare the stem cells, horse, and equipment for treatment.... Read More

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Cornell Student Wins National Institute of Health Research Award

February 11, 2013

Lauren Schnabel, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, has earned a grant to study stem cell treatments for horses. ... Read More

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The Horse: Top 10 Horse Health Articles of 2012

January 01, 2013

The staff at TheHorse.com tallied the most popular articles of 2012. Did your favorites make the list?... Read More

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Stem Cell Therapy as a Potential Treatment for Laminitis

December 25, 2012

Stem cells therapy might offer practitioners an additional treatment option for the fight against laminitis.... Read More

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12 Christmas Wishes for Horses, Owners from Veterinary Experts

December 25, 2012

Consider the following "wishes" equine experts made to help maximize your horses' quality of life. ... Read More

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Shock Wave Therapy Table Topic (AAEP 2012)

December 08, 2012

Attendees discussed a variety of topics surrounding shock wave therapy, one moderator said.... Read More

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N.Y. Racing Regulators to Adopt Shock Wave Standards

November 29, 2012

Regulators could ban horses from racing or breezing for at least 10 days after shock wave therapy treatments.... Read More

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Influences on Equine Fracture Healing

November 19, 2012

Bone fractures in horses, whether catastrophic or microscopic, heal through a complex sequence of events.... Read More

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Surgical Options for Managing Roaring in Horses

August 22, 2012

Numerous factors go into selecting the appropriate surgical procedure to treat equine roaring.... Read More

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Exercises to Strengthen Equine Back Muscles, Reduce Pain

August 06, 2012

Exercising the multifidus muscles in addition to daily training could reduce equine back pain.... Read More

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RCI Considers 'One Strike' for Egregious Drug Violations

July 29, 2012

The rule would affect found responsible for putting substances in racehorses that might endanger the animals.... Read More