SHAWNEE MISSION, KAN. - 1/31/2007 - Bayer Healthcare LLC recently received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for a new topical product targeting fleas, heartworms and intestinal nemotodes for both dogs and cats. Bayer officials report the approval and subsequent launch signal an important development for broad-spectrum parasite control. Advantage Multi-TM for Dogs Topical Solution and Advantage Multi-TM for Cats Topical Solution are available by prescription only through licensed veterinarians.
MADISON, WI - 1/25/07 - In a study of nonhuman primates infected with the influenza virus that killed 50 million people in 1918, an international team of scientists found a critical clue to how the virus killed so quickly and efficiently.
SACRAMENTO, CA - 1/23/07 - At its 90th annual convention, the California Cattlemen's Association (CCA) Livestock Memorial Research Fund (LMRF) approved a contribution of $50,000 to the University of California, Davis to fund the development of a promising foothill abortion vaccine in cattle.
Stillwater, OK - 1/19/07 - One of Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences' graduates and emeritus faculty, Dr. Roger Panciera, was inducted as a Distinguished Member of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) at the 57th Annual American College of Veterinary Pathologists meeting in Tucson, AZ.
Columbia, MO - 1/18/07 - Faculty and staff of the University of Missouri Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital joined two Kansas City non-profit organizations, Spay and Neuter Kansas City and No More Homeless Pets KC, to conduct a two-day clinic in December that spayed and neutered nearly 250 cats and dogs.
Athens, GA - 1/17/07 - The Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute (BHSI) and Center for International Trade and Security (CITS) are working to forge links between science and policy experts through a new lecture series at the University of Georgia.
Raleigh, NC - 1/12/07 - Researchers at North Carolina State University have discovered that repetitive flexing movements increase the speed and depth at which tiny particles are absorbed through the skin, a finding that could have major implications in medical, consumer and industrial fields.
Blacksburg , VA - 1/10/07 - Dr. Bill Pierson, an associate professor in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences in the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, recently returned from a trip to Mongolia where he provided training in biosecurity, food safety and avian influenza for local veterinarians in the developing country.
URBANA, IL - 1/5/07 - Concern over the role of animals in antimicrobial resistance in humans and emerging infectious diseases - including avian influenza, monkey pox, E. coli 0157:H7 and salmonella - has escalated recently, not only in the United States, but also worldwide.
ITHACA, NY - 1/4/2007 - Veterinary faculty members at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine played important roles in developing the groundbreaking special In the Womb: Animals, which premiered on the National Geographic Channel (NGC) last month.