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Penn investigates gene therapy as a new way of treating immune deficiencies

Dogs suffering XSCID cured in long-term study
Jul 1, 2006

Philadelphia — A corrective gene is being injected into the bloodstream of immune deficient dogs to correct hematopoietic stem cells at the University of Pennsylvania.

Veterinarian challenges board decision and wins

Idaho DVM overturns decision of alleged malpractice; board calls it 'unfortunate outcome'
Jul 1, 2006

Boise, Idaho — An appeals court reversed an Idaho State Board ruling that disciplined a veterinarian.

N.C. State promotes one medicine concept in center

Jun 1, 2006

Raleigh, N.C. — Officials at North Carolina State University hope a newly dedicated research center will lead to medical advances in animal and human medicine.

Procrastination: Study investigates why people put it off until tomorrow

Jun 1, 2006

Cleveland — Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.

Resolutions question disaster spending

AVAR continues its challenge of AVMA's animal welfare policies
Jun 1, 2006

Schaumburg, Ill. — American Veterinary Medical Association delegates will face three resolutions calling on association leaders to curb non-budgeted association spending following criticism of disaster relief donations.

Purdue researchers test drug to save cells after traumatic injury

Hydralazine can counteract the effects of acrolein after trauma
Jun 1, 2006

West Lafayette, Ind. — Researchers at Purdue's School of Veterinary medicine have discovered the use of hydralazine can counteract the effects of acrolein after trauma.

DVMs: Business remains "healthy"

State of the Profession, 2006
Jun 1, 2006

Cleveland — Rising costs, tighter profit margins and price-shopping clients are all key issues for veterinarians in this economy.

AAHA celebrates 73rd meeting

Establishing protocols, standards of care top continuing education topics
May 1, 2006

Long Beach, Calif. — More than 1,365 veterinarians and 1,050 veterinary professionals were in attendance at the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) 73rd-annual conference in Long Beach, Calif.

AAHA diagnstic codes standardize disease entry

System could facilitate disease trend data, compliance checks and insurance payments
May 1, 2006

Long Beach, Calif. — The Diagnostic Codes Task Force established by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is concluding the development of 2,000 uniformly accepted codes for veterinary practices.

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