Lexington, Ky. -- A retrospective study of 57 horses treated for proliferative enteropathy (EPE), or protein-losing enteropathy, aims to help equine practitioners make a timely diagnosis of the disease and provide some key signals that might help prevent outbreaks.
North Grafton, Mass. -- Henry L. Foster, DVM, who helped create the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University 30 years ago and funded countless scholarships and programs at the school, died of cancer Oct. 14 at his apartment in Boston.
Arcadia, Calif. -- Two renowned equine surgeons will serve as "On Call" veterinarians at the 2008 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships Friday and Saturday, providing ESPN and ABC Sports with horse health information during racing telecasts.
Washington -- The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Congressional Science Fellows have accepted positions on Capitol Hill, serving in capacities that coincide with their interests and enabling them to provide expertise to Congress, all while serving the veterinary profession.
Washington -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is looking to revise its existing regulations regarding the importation, interstate transportation and environmental release of certain genetically engineered (GE) organisms currently regulated by the Plant Protection Act of 2000.