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Successful Treatment for Canine Spinal Injuries

Successful Treatment for Canine Spinal Injuries

Lab tests have shown that an injection of a liquid polymer known as polyethylene glycol (PEG), if administered within 72 hours of serious spinal injury, can prevent most dogs from suffering permanent spinal damage. Even when the spine is initially damaged to the point...

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New NIH Cataract Study

New NIH Cataract Study

NEW NIH STUDY LINKS LEAD EXPOSURE WITH INCREASED RISK OF CATARACT Results from a new study show that lifetime lead exposure may increase the risk of developing cataracts. Researchers found that men with high levels of lead in the tibia, the larger of the two leg bones...

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Vets Keep Close Watch on Canine Disease

Vets Keep Close Watch on Canine Disease

Veterinarians Keep Close Watch on Potentially Deadly Canine Disease – New Website Profiles the Latest Info on Recent Outbreak of Leptospirosis - From Boston and Buffalo, to Chicago, Denver, Houston and San Diego, veterinarians across the country are keeping a close...

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Survey of Optometrists

Survey of Optometrists

SURVEY OF OPTOMETRISTS SHOWS FINANCES AND STAFF AS MAJOR PROBLEMS AFFECTING GROWTH In the second in a series of articles addressing surveys The Practice Solution Magazine has conducted on the optometry, veterinary and dentistry professions, we are releasing the...

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The rHuPH20 Enzyme

WASHINGTON /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. a development stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of recombinant human enzymes, announced that results from new preclinical studies with Halozyme’s recombinant...

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Treatment For Childhood’s Most Common Eye Disorder

Surprising results from a nationwide clinical trial show that many children age 7 through 17 with amblyopia (lazy eye) may benefit from treatments that are more commonly used on younger children. Treatment improved the vision of many of the 507 older children with...

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West Nile Virus Remains Threat For Unprotected Horses

West Nile Virus Remains Threat For Unprotected Horses

1,341 U.S. Cases Reported in 2004: Equine Health Experts Urge Vaccination OVERLAND PARK, Kan./PRNewswire/ — Despite extensive media coverage of equine West Nile virus — as well as the availability of a vaccine for horses — the potentially deadly disease continues to...

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California VMA Files Lawsuit Against City of West Hollywood

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA /PRNewswire/ — The California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) filed a lawsuit against the City of West Hollywood in Los Angeles County Superior Court in March challenging the city’s ban on animal declawing. The CVMA contends the ordinance —...

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PROFILE: Dr. Kathleen Bartos and Lou Bartos

How did Halifax Veterinary Clinic go from $0 in collections to over $1 million a year? PROFILE Dr. Kathleen Bartos and Lou Bartos Practice: Halifax Veterinary Clinic Location: Port Orange, Florida A general small animal veterinarian, who specializes in veterinary...

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