Recent News for Vet Convention Reports

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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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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

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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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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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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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Melanoma Implications in Prepurchase Exams

January 12, 2014

When in their early stages, melanomas are small and can seem insignificant, but many are extremely invasive.... Read More

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Study: Not All WNV Vaccines Render Same Immune Response

January 06, 2014

Researchers found that monovalent WNV vaccines produced a titer levels than combination vaccines.... Read More

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Could Stress Cause Gastric Ulcers in Performance Horses?

January 05, 2014

Researchers are studying the ill-defined syndrome of "stress" and its potential role in ulcer development.... Read More

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Treating Soft Tissue Injuries in Racehorses

January 05, 2014

Achieving a sustainable racing career following tendon or ligament injuries remains a challenge, one vet says.... Read More

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AAEP Veterinarians Discuss Pigeon Fever

January 03, 2014

Veterinarians are reporting increasing numbers of horses being diagnosed with pigeon fever.... Read More

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Top Equine Reproduction Studies of 2013

January 03, 2014

Dr. Pat McCue describes the reproduction studies from the past year he deemed most important and useful.... Read More

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AAEP Veterinarians Discuss Suspensory Ligament Injuries

January 01, 2014

Attendees discussed diagnostic and treatment options, among other topics.... Read More

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AAEP Researchers Discuss Lyme Disease in Horses

December 30, 2013

Veterinarians agree that more research is needed on Lyme disease in horses.... Read More

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Can Vaccination Protect Horses from Neurologic EHV-1?

December 30, 2013

One EHV-1 vaccine could have some protective properties against the neurologic form of the virus.... Read More

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Veterinarians Making Progress on National Equine Health Plan

December 29, 2013

The NEHP is designed to aid in equine disease surveillance and to make biosecurity recommendations.... Read More

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AAEP Veterinarians Discuss Neonatal Medicine Concerns

December 27, 2013

Attendees discussed "dummy" foals, gastric acid suppressant use, and resuscitating foals, among other topics.... Read More

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Managing Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage in Racehorses

December 27, 2013

One veterinarian reviews what EIPH does to the horse and how veterinarians currently treat it.... Read More

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AAEP Convention Attracts Nearly 6,600 to Music City

December 23, 2013

The 59th annual convention was the fourth largest in the AAEP's history.... Read More

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AAEP Veterinarians Discuss Diagnostic Options for EPM

December 18, 2013

Veterinarians discussed a variety of topics relating to EPM diagnosis and prevention.... Read More

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AAEP Veterinarians Discuss Estrus Suppression in Mares

December 16, 2013

Many owners seek to eliminate estrus behavior when there is a negative effect on the mare's performance.... Read More