A Rare Economic Bright Spot in the U.S. Health System: The Vet ’s Office
Usually during an economic downturn, people tend to spend less on health care for pets. This time, the opposite is happening. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Veterinary Medicine Quarantine (Life and Culture) Pets Dogs Cats Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Recession and Depression Finances United States Source Type: news

New Life International - 609499 - 07/21/2020
Unapproved Chloroquine Phosphate Product (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - August 4, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Center for Veterinary Medicine Source Type: news

Fishman Chemical of North Carolina, LLC - 609362 - 07/21/2020
Unapproved New Animal Drug Products (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - August 4, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Center for Veterinary Medicine Source Type: news

New published study from K-State virologists identifies potential COVID-19 treatment
(Kansas State University) Yunjeong Kim and Kyeong-Ok 'KC' Chang, virologists in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University, have published a study showing a possible therapeutic treatment for COVID-19. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - August 3, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Current operational model for veterinary care in large animal shelters during disasters - Dieckmann HG, Costa LRR, Madigan JE.
Standardization of operating guidelines for veterinary care in evacuation and emergency animal shelters is imperative for an organized response and to facilitate treatment and prevention of medical conditions stemming from the effects of a disaster and the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Boehringer Ingelheim acquires Global Stem cell Technology
Boehringer Ingelheim acquires GST to strengthen its stem cell capabilities in Animal HealthBoehringer Ingelheim joins forces with Belgian biotech company GST which develops and produces state-of-the art stem cell products for horses and petsThe acquisition follows two years of successful partnership that brought the first-ever registered stem cell-based veterinary medicine to the European marketDecision to acquire GST is fully aligned with part of Boehringer Ingelheim ’s Animal Health strategy, aiming to strengthen its portfolio capabilities to accelerate innovation and growth (Source: Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate News)
Source: Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate News - July 27, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: news

New Head of Bristol Vet School appointed
Professor Tim Parkin, a Bristol alum and specialist in population medicine within the European College of Veterinary Public Health, has been appointed as the new Head of the Bristol Veterinary School at the University of Bristol. Professor Parkin will take up the role on 9 November 2020. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - July 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Staff notices; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Veterinary School; Press Release Source Type: news

How Koalas With an S.T.D. Could Help Humanity
When it comes to finding a vaccine for chlamydia, the world ’s most common sexually transmitted infection, koalas may prove a key ally. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rachel E. Gross Tags: Chlamydia Koalas Animals Sexually Transmitted Diseases Endangered and Extinct Species Antibiotics Vaccination and Immunization Bacteria Veterinary Medicine Queensland (Australia) your-feed-science Source Type: news

Researchers make first steps toward a cure for HIV
Researchers have developed a way to pull HIV out of the latent reservoir making the virus visible to the immune system and providing the potential to be killed by treatment. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - July 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Veterinary School; Press Release Source Type: news

UN Chief Warns of Deadly Germs as Potential Bioterrorist Weapons
Credit: United NationsBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Jul 8 2020 (IPS) The coronavirus—which has claimed the lives of over 538,000 people and infected more than 11.6 million worldwide—has destabilized virtually every facet of human life ever since its outbreak in late December. Providing a grim economic scenario of the devastation caused by the pandemic– including rising poverty, hunger and unemployment– UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned last week of the possibility of an even worse disaster: the risks of bioterrorist attacks deploying deadly germs. He said it has already shown some of the...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Thalif Deen Tags: Armed Conflicts Featured Global Global Geopolitics Global Governance Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Researchers to investigate social contact and physical distancing behaviours during COVID-19
It is known that coronavirus spreads between close contacts. Researchers at the University of Bristol are investigating social contact patterns and physical distancing behaviours to help understand how the virus spreads. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - July 1, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Research; Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Veterinary School, Institutes, Ins Source Type: news

Significant number of Halal meat-eaters might be persuaded to switch to 'stunned' meat, survey suggests
A significant number of British Halal meat-eaters might be persuaded to switch to meat from stunned animals, if they were reassured that some forms of stunning are compatible with Halal rules, suggest the results of a survey published in Vet Record this week. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - June 25, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Veterinary School; Press Release Source Type: news

ClientEd Surpasses 230 Pet Medication Handouts to Help California...
To help California veterinary practices easily comply with Lizzie’s Law (Section 4829.5 of the Business and Professions Code), LifeLearn Animal Health’s client education resource, ClientEd, now has...(PRWeb June 15, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/cliented_surpasses_230_pet_medication_handouts_to_help_california_veterinarians_easily_comply_with_lizzies_law/prweb17191712.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - June 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Africa: How the Man-Made Chemical, Nonylphenol, Hampers the Growth of Fresh Produce
[The Conversation Africa] Nonylphenol is a man-made chemical used in a wide variety of agricultural, food, industry and household products. A detergent-like substance, its main purpose is to make plastics more pliable and liquids more spreadable, and to accelerate foam development in cleaning agents. It's a component of cleaning agents, paints, adhesives, pesticides, veterinary medical products, concrete, metal working products and plastics. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 4, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Deadly bacterial infection in pigs deciphered
(University of Bern) New-born piglets often die painfully from infection with an intestinal bacterium. A team of researchers from 3 faculties at the University of Bern has now discovered how the bacterium causes fatal intestinal bleeding. They have thus made a breakthrough in veterinary research. Promising prospects for vaccinations and medications for use in humans too have now opened up. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 4, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Expansion plans on pause for veterinary clinic after Covid-19 forces owner to dip into savings
Cherri Trusheim and her team of 80 veterinarians, technicians and office staff gathered for breakfast and a routine all-staff meeting at a private event space six blocks from her Capitol Hill veterinary clinic. It was 7:50 a.m. on March 5. By the end of the day, 70 people were diagnosed with Covid-19 and 11 people had died from it in Washington. It was around this time that Covid-19 landed on Trusheim’s radar. When Gov. Jay Inslee restricted groups to fewer than 50 a little more than a week… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 28, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Megan Campbell Source Type: news

Expansion plans on pause for veterinary clinic after Covid-19 forces owner to dip into savings
Urban Animal veterinary clinic had plans to expand. Then suddenly it was using its working capital to stay alive. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Megan Campbell Source Type: news

Don't abandon us, we don't transmit coronavirus, say Cairo dogs and cats
The doggies and kitties of a Cairo veterinary clinic have an important message, and they are taking it to the internet. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Two anti-inflammatory drugs found that inhibit the replication of the COVID-19 virus
(Universitat Rovira i Virgili) Researchers at the URV have used computer techniques to analyse whether 6,466 drugs authorized by various drug agencies for both human and veterinary use could be used to inhibit the M-pro enzyme. The study demonstrates that a human and a veterinary anti-inflammatory drug - Carprofen and Celecoxib - inhibit a key enzyme in the replication and transcription of the virus responsible for COVID-19. The results of the work have been validated by the initiative COVIDMoonshot. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 27, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

To prevent a second coronavirus wave, we need to look beyond the R number | Rowland Kao
Outbreaks don ’t follow a straightforward pattern. To minimise risk, we must limit mass gatherings and deploy proper testingCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAs the UK begins to ease lockdown restrictions, attention has turned to the prospect of asecond wave of coronavirus cases. In Germany, where shops and restaurants have tentatively reopened,the reproduction numberR has risen to 1.1. In Seoul, a recent outbreak of at least 170 infections has been linked to five bars and nightclubs. Even in South Korea, one of the most successful countries at controlling the virus, there ’s no ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 19, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Rowland Kao Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Science UK news Technology Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Plan For Reopening Massachusetts Schools Expected ‘ In The Weeks To Come ’
BOSTON (CBS) – Though Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced plans for the state’s phased coronavirus reopening on Monday, it is not yet clear in what capacity schools will reopen in the fall. State officials said details about how school buildings can reopen will be shared “in the weeks to come.” Read: Massachusetts Plan For Reopening All school buildings in Massachusetts have been closed since March. Baker initially said that schools would be closed through April 7, but later extended his order through May 4, and then again through the end of the academic year. Related: Here’s How Massac...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Education Health schools Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Coronavirus Gov. Charlie Baker Massachusetts Schools Source Type: news

Coronavirus Leads to Nosedive in Remittances in Latin America
Remittances now account for an important portion of GDP in Latin America and the Caribbean and support millions of families, so the drop in this source of income is shaking the economies of many countries and deepening poverty in the region. CREDIT: World BankBy Humberto MárquezCARACAS, May 18 2020 (IPS) Remittances that support millions of households in Latin America and the Caribbean have plunged as family members lose jobs and income in their host countries, with entire families sliding back into poverty, as a result of the COVID-19 health crisis and global economic recession. The region will receive a projected...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Humberto Marquez Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Featured Financial Crisis Headlines Health Human Rights Labour Latin America & the Caribbean Migration & Refugees Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories Coronavirus COVID-19 ECLAC Source Type: news

Fight for survival puts veterinarian ’s plans on pause
Patient volume dropped off by as much as 60%. Now this veterinary clinic is back at pre-Covid-19 staffing levels. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 15, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Megan Campbell Source Type: news

CONSUMERS: Be cautious of websites and stores selling products claiming to prevent, treat, diagnose or cure #COVID19. Products for veterinary use, “ for research only, ” or otherwise not for human consumption have not been evaluated by FDA for human safety. https://go.usa.gov/xvG8G   pic.twitter.com/pC1LVU1L8u
CONSUMERS: Be cautious of websites and stores selling products claiming to prevent, treat, diagnose or cure #COVID19. Products for veterinary use, “for research only,” or otherwise not for human consumption have not been evaluated by FDA for human safety. https://go.usa.gov/xvG8G  pic.twitter.com/pC1LVU1L8u (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - May 12, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDA_ORA) Source Type: news

A look at the incidence and risk factors for dog bites in unincorporated Harris County, Texas, USA - Hasoon BC, Shipp AE, Hasoon J.
This study examined the incidence, demographic predictors, and map patterns of dog bites to humans in unincorporated Harris County, Texas, USA. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Dog bites reported to Harris County Veterinary Public Health (HCVPH) between... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Animal Health International Sentenced on Federal Misbranding Charge
FDA OCI, Colorado, Rx drugs, prescription drugs, veterinary drugs, misbranded drugs, Patterson Companies, NPA, non-prosecution agreement, forfeiture, $5 million fine, probation, food supply, Marlin Webb, Billy Groce, Hillsville VA (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - May 5, 2020 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Veterinary Clinics Treating Companion Animals During the COVID-19 Response
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Infectious Diseases (CDC OID). Published: 5/3/2020. This interim guidance is for veterinarians and their staff who may be treating or advising on companion animal medical care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Veterinary facilities have unique characteristics that warrant unique infection control considerations. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Two Cats Are First U.S. Pets to Test Positive for Coronavirus
The animals appear to have mild symptoms and likely caught the virus from their owners. And there ’s no evidence pets can pass it to humans. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: James Gorman Tags: Tigers Cats Tests (Medical) Pets Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Veterinary Medicine Agriculture Department your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

2 New York Cats Become the First U.S. Pets to Test Positive for Coronavirus
(NEW YORK) — Two pet cats in New York state have tested positive for the coronavirus, marking the first confirmed cases in companion animals in the United States, federal officials said Wednesday. The cats, which had mild respiratory illnesses and are expected to recover, are thought to have contracted the virus from people in their households or neighborhoods, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. The finding, which comes after coronavirus cases in some tigers and lions at the Bronx Zoo, adds to a small number of confirmed cases of the virus in animals wo...
Source: TIME: Health - April 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jennifer Peltz / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 News Desk wire Source Type: news

India Sees Coronavirus Threat to Fragile Population: Tigers
The country is home to most of the world ’s wild tigers, and wildlife authorities announced steps to protect them. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gloria Dickie Tags: India Tigers Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) National Tiger Conservation Authority (India) Animal Behavior Conservation of Resources Endangered and Extinct Species Veterinary Medicine your-feed-science Source Type: news

What Does Covid-19 Crisis Mean for Rural Development?
David Lewis is professor of social policy and development at the London School of Economics & Political Science By David LewisLONDON, Apr 22 2020 (IPS) The implications and consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic are playing out before us. Much of the news coverage of the to date in both the Global North and the Global South has understandably focused on the horrifying impact of the disease on urban communities, where it is clearly hitting people, and economies, hardest. David LewisBut what are the implications for people in rural areas, where just under a half of the world’s population live, and where the largest...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: David Lewis Tags: Aid Food & Agriculture Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

All Your Coronavirus Questions, Answered
One of the worst symptoms of any plague is uncertainty—who it will strike, when it will end, why it began. Merely understanding a pandemic does not stop it, but an informed public can help curb its impact and slow its spread. It can also provide a certain ease of mind in a decidedly uneasy time. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 pandemic from TIME’s readers, along with the best and most current answers science can provide. A note about our sourcing: While there are many, many studies underway investigating COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-19, the novel coronavirus that causes the illn...
Source: TIME: Health - April 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: TIME Staff Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Explainer Source Type: news

.@fdaanimalhealth advised against using ivermectin intended for animals as treatment for #COVID19 in humans. People shouldn ’ t take any form of ivermectin unless prescribed to them by a licensed health care provider & obtained through legitimate sources. https://www.fda.gov/animal-veterinary/product-safety-information/fda-letter-stakeholders-do-not-use-ivermectin-intended-animals-treatment-covid-19-humans   …
. @fdaanimalhealth advised against using ivermectin intended for animals as treatment for #COVID19 in humans. People shouldn’t take any form of ivermectin unless prescribed to them by a licensed health care provider & obtained through legitimate sources. https://www.fda.gov/animal-veterinary/product-safety-information/fda-letter-stakeholders-do-not-use-ivermectin-intended-animals-treatment-covid-19-humans … (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - April 11, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at SteveFDA) Source Type: news

Virus puts Japanese firm's veterinary ventilators in high demand
Company is seeking approval through clinical trials for devices intended for cats and dogs to be used on humans, but already the boss is getting interest, including from the U.S. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vets recruited to work in hospitals during coronavirus outbreak
They are volunteering with a trust in south-west England and are being invited to apply for jobs in HampshireCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNHS trusts are recruiting vets to help relieve pressure on health service staff ashospitals struggle to cope with the coronavirus pandemic.About 150 vets are volunteering as respiratory assistants with Torbay and South Devon NHS foundation trust, while Hampshire hospitals NHS foundation trust has invited vets, veterinary nurses and dentists to apply for jobs.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 9, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Haroon Siddique and Sarah Marsh Tags: Veterinary medicine Animals Medical research Science World news NHS UK news Coronavirus outbreak Source Type: news

Hospitals recruit vets to staff covid-19 wards
Hospitals are turning to the veterinary workforce to fill staffing gaps on intensive care wards ahead of an expected peak of covid-19 patients, HSJ can reveal. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - April 9, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Veterinary scientist hailed for Faroe Islands' lack of Covid-19 deaths
Debes Christiansen adapted his salmon-testing lab to test for disease among humansCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA scientist who adapted his veterinary lab to test for disease among humans rather than salmon is being celebrated for helping the Faroe Islands avoid coronavirus deaths, where a larger proportion of the population has been tested than anywhere in the world.The north Atlantic archipelago currently has only one person in hospital with Covid-19 and it is one of four European countries, along with Georgia, Malta and Liechtenstein to so far not have any deaths from the virus.Contin...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 8, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Daniel Boffey in Brussels Tags: Faroe Islands Coronavirus outbreak World news Infectious diseases Science Medical research Source Type: news

Keep your cat indoors if you're self-isolating to limit spread of coronavirus, vets advise owners
Cat owners who are self-isolating or have Covid-19 symptoms should consider keeping their pets indoors to stop them carrying the virus on their fur, a veterinary body has advised. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Keep your cat indoors if you're self-isolating to limit spread of coronavirus, vets say
Cat owners who are self-isolating or have Covid-19 symptoms should consider keeping their pets indoors to stop them carrying the virus on their fur, a veterinary body has advised. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Your Pets Are Not Likely To Get or Transmit Coronavirus. Here ’s What The Experts Say
This weekend a tiger at the Bronx Zoo tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans. But it’s a leap to worry if your household feline can get or transmit the coronavirus, says Karen Terio, chief of the Zoological Pathology Program at the University of Illinois’ College of Veterinary Medicine, which assisted in diagnosing the tiger. “A tiger is not a domestic cat, they are a completely different species of cats,” she says. “To date we have no evidence of the virus being transmitted from a pet to their owners. It’s much, much more likely that an owner could pote...
Source: TIME: Health - April 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jasmine Aguilera Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Explainer News Desk Source Type: news

Your Pets Are Not Likely to Get or Transmit Coronavirus. Here ’s What the Experts Say
This weekend a tiger at the Bronx Zoo tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans. But it’s a leap to worry if your household feline can get or transmit the coronavirus, says Karen Terio, chief of the Zoological Pathology Program at the University of Illinois’ College of Veterinary Medicine, which assisted in diagnosing the tiger. “A tiger is not a domestic cat, they are a completely different species of cats,” she says. “To date we have no evidence of the virus being transmitted from a pet to their owners. It’s much, much more likely that an owner could pote...
Source: TIME: Science - April 7, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jasmine Aguilera Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Explainer News Desk Source Type: news

Cats can infect each other with coronavirus, Chinese study finds
Feline transmission to humans not shown but infected pet owners warned to be carefulCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCat owners may wish to be more cautious about contact with their pets, as a study from China has revealed Covid-19 can be transmitted between cats.The team, at Harbin Veterinary Research Institute in China, found that cats are highly susceptible to Covid-19 and appear to be able to transmit the virus through respiratory droplets to other cats. Dogs, chickens, pigs and ducks were found to be unlikely to catch the infection, however.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 1, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Devlin Science correspondent Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Cats Medical research China UK news World news Infectious diseases Animals Asia Pacific Pets Dogs Science Health Source Type: news

Many Pets Stressed And Anxious During Coronavirus Due To Routine Changes
BOSTON (CBS) – Have you noticed a change in your pet’s behavior over the last few weeks? Our pets have the ability to feel stress and anxiety and just like us, and these changes to our routine can be hard on them. “Getting into things they shouldn’t is a top phone call we’ve been receiving,” Dr. Heidi Sutcliffe of Norwell Veterinary Hospital told WBZ-TV via FaceTime. “Surfing counters, getting into the trash, destructive behavior, pent up energy not and being able to settle down are all signs they may be stressed,” Sutcliffe said. With many people working from home and school...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Featured Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Breana Pitts Coronavirus Pets Source Type: news

'It ’s a razor’s edge we’re walking': inside the race to develop a coronavirus vaccine
Around the world, more than 40 teams are working on a vaccine for Covid-19. We followed one doctor in the most urgent quest of his life. By Samanth SubramanianCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOf the dozens of places where a coronavirus vaccine might be born, one is DIOSynVax, a small company started by a Canadian pathologist named Jonathan Heeney. In ordinary times, I ’d have visited Heeney in his office, in a stately red-brick building in Cambridge. I’d have met his team and his Aria III cytometer, which looks like as if might brew a strong, space-age espresso but which, in fac...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 27, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Samanth Subramanian Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Vaccines and immunisation Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science World news Health Source Type: news

Small hearts have strong vortex flow, large hearts have mild vortex -- studied in dogs
(Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology) An international collaboration led by veterinary scientists at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT), Japan, has found that size of a dog heart affects both vortex flow and pressure difference in the heart, which both are promising as an index of expanding function. Their findings mean that size correction of vorticity and pressure difference allows us to use these indexes in the field of pediatric and veterinary medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How a lab in Sask. that focuses on animals became Canada's $23M hope for a COVID-19 vaccine
In the global race to find a COVID-19 vaccine, the federal government announced Monday it is pumping $23 million into an academic research lab in Saskatoon. Here is a look at how the facility that started out as a modest veterinary lab in 1975 became Canada's best hope for a vaccine.  (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - March 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

A critical enzyme for sperm formation could be a target for treating male infertility
(University of Pennsylvania) Researchers led by Jeremy Wang of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine have identified an enzyme essential for the process of male meiosis, the type of cell division that produces sperm. The protein, SKP1, controls one of the key transitions in meiosis. Understanding its role may help scientists develop new approaches to treating male infertility. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

If your pet needs medical attention during the #COVID19 pandemic, & you are social distancing, FDA intends to temporarily suspend certain regulations that may make it easier for a vet to help you from the comfort of your own home. https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/coronavirus-covid-19-update-fda-helps-facilitate-veterinary-telemedicine-during-pandemic   … pic.twitter.com/LfZJRYhxyv
If your pet needs medical attention during the #COVID19 pandemic, & you are social distancing, FDA intends to temporarily suspend certain regulations that may make it easier for a vet to help you from the comfort of your own home. https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/coronavirus-covid-19-update-fda-helps-facilitate-veterinary-telemedicine-during-pandemic … pic.twitter.com/LfZJRYhxyv (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 24, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at US_FDA) Source Type: news

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Charges 27 Defendants in Racehorse Doping Rings
international, racehorse, doping, rings, misbranded drugs, veterinary, adulterated drugs, performance-enhancing drugs, PEDs, dishonest, Seth Fishman, New York City, Florida, FBI, FDA, OCI, CBP, DEA, prize money, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - March 10, 2020 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Hysteria over coronavirus hits pet owners in Australia – some are even asking vets to PUT DOWN their pets
(Natural News) A veterinary clinic in Sydney has found itself flooded with calls from pet owners asking for their pets to be euthanized. Sam Kovac of Southern Cross Veterinary Clinic in St. Peters, Sydney, said their clinic received calls within the past couple of weeks from customers asking about the possibility of euthanizing their pets... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news