Other Veterinary Technologies

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The State of the Equine Genome Sequence

October 15, 2011

The first equine genome was sequence was completed in 2007, but what is the state of that sequence in 2011?... Read More

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Strongyle Egg Counts and Race Performance

October 14, 2011

High strongyle egg counts in Standardbred trotters didn't have a negative association with racing performance.... Read More

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Restorative Dentistry in Horses

October 13, 2011

Advancements in equine restorative dentistry are giving owners options when faced with some dental disorders.... Read More

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Potential Impacts of Regenerative Medicine in Horses

October 12, 2011

Stem cells for treatment of equine orthopedic injuries has recently received increased attention.... Read More

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Cortisol Test Might Detect Horses at Higher Risk for Colic

October 11, 2011

The cortisol circadian rhythm ratio can identify horses under chronic stress and at risk for colic.... Read More

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AAEP Fellowships Encourage Careers in Equine Research

October 10, 2011

The AAEP Foundation will award the first-ever EQUUS Foundation Research Fellowships at the AAEP Convention.... Read More

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Postcard from the AMMVEE Congress

October 08, 2011

More than 400 veterinarians attended September's AMMVEE Congress, which took place in Guanajato, Mexico. ... Read More

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AHF Releases 2011 Equine Research Project Summaries

October 06, 2011

The Arabian Horse Foundation released summaries of the research projects the organization funded in 2011. ... Read More

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NC State CVM Professor Receives Equine Research Award

October 04, 2011

Anthony Blikslager, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, is the recipient of the Merial Applied Equine Research Award.... Read More

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Commentary: Pay Attention to Regenerative Medicine

October 02, 2011

James MacLeod, VMD, PhD, shares his views on stem cells and regenerative medicine in equine medicine.... Read More

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Mosquito-Killing Laser to Prevent Equine Infectious Disease?

October 01, 2011

A new product--the mosquito laser--could help protect horses from infectious mosquito-borne diseases.... Read More

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A Look Inside Your Horse's Compounded Medications

September 30, 2011

Horse owners and veterinarians should ensure horses are receiving safe and effective compounded treatments.... Read More

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Equine Alternative Medicine Gaining Steam in Vet Schools

September 30, 2011

Alternative medicine coursework in equine veterinary education has increased about 30% in the past decade.... Read More

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Pfizer Animal Health Scholarship Returns in 2012

September 29, 2011

Up to 300 scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded to assist students in all areas of veterinary medicine.... Read More

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Study: Permanently Avoiding Colic Impossible in Some Horses

September 25, 2011

Researchers discuss the first case in which surgery to permanently prevent a renosplenic entrapment failed.... Read More

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Equine Genetics 101: Genetic Concepts and Applications

September 22, 2011

Learn about the basics of equine genetics and the different applications they have in equine performance.... Read More

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Gluck Center Researchers Synthesize ITPP for UPenn

September 21, 2011

Gluck Center researchers have synthesized a certified reference standard for ITPP testing at UPenn's request.... Read More

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Rutgers ESC Launches Initiative to Support Research Herd

September 19, 2011

The 23 mares that make up the Rutgers University research herd are now available for sponsorship.... Read More

Catherine Whitehouse, BSc (Hons), and her four research horses.

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UK Graduate Spotlight: Catherine Whitehouse, BSc (Hons)

September 18, 2011

Catherine Whitehouse, BSc (Hons) is persuing her master's in Animal Science (emphasis in Equine Nutrition).... Read More

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Lecture: Regulation of Muscle Mass in Horses

September 17, 2011

Kristine Urschel, PhD, discussed factors that regulate equine muscle protein accretion and relevant research.... Read More

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2011 AAEP Convention on the Horizon

September 07, 2011

The American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention will take place Nov. 18-22 in San Antonio, Texas.... Read More

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Virginia Tech to Host Equine Anesthesia CE Weekend

September 06, 2011

The Equine Anesthesia Continuing Education Weekend is scheduled for Oct. 8-9 at the Equine Medical Center.... Read More

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Thailand Hosts WEVA's 2011 Intermediate Meeting

September 05, 2011

Members of WEVA gathered in Bangkok, Thailand, May 9-11 for the organization's 2011 intermediate meeting.... Read More

A sarcoid is a nonmalignant but locally aggressive tumor most often seen on the head, belly, groin, and legs. The most common are verrucous, with a warty look, or fibroblastic, which resembles proud flesh. Bovine papilloma virus (BPV) is probably a causative factor in sarcoids, and a 2010 study of 222 horses at the University Equine Clinic of Bern identified a possible genetic basis for sarcoid development in horses as well.

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Electrochemotherapy Successful in Treating Equine Sarcoids

September 02, 2011

Electrochemotherapy yielded a high nonrecurrence rate of 99.5% for individual sarcoids in the current study.... Read More

"The hope of this procedure is to provide horse owners and veterinarians with a rapid and safe method to collect CSF in horses with neurologic signs," Pease explained.

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New Method for Collecting Equine Cerebrospinal Fluid Samples

September 01, 2011

Researchers determined a CSF tap can be performed on the horse's upper neck using ultrasound guidance.... Read More