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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 27, 2002
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Tokyo-

A mare's blood plasma sample can apparently just as accurately confirm when ovulation occurs as can a veterinarian's rectal palpation assessment, new research, reported by The Horse.com, shows.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 27, 2002
By dvm360.com staff

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Veterinarians and breeders would rather err on the side of caution as the foaling season nears in Kentucky, after 20 percent of mares in the region lost their foals last year.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2002
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The bacteria to blame for nocardioform placentitis, a reproductive disease of thoroughbred racehorses that leads to weakened or stillborn foals, can no longer hide, according to new research.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2002
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Eight veterinary students were selected to receive $2,500 scholarships from the American Association of Equine Practitioners and the American Livestock Insurance Co.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
The West Coast appears to be the next victim of the West Nile.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2002
Lexington, Ky.-While mare reproductive loss syndrome (MRLS) was swiftly becoming a household word in Kentucky last spring, animal practitioners in central Kentucky were also reporting an influx in the number of cases of pericarditis
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
Colorado State University (CSU)'s Veterinary Teaching Hospital is now among three U.S. veterinary teaching hospitals to offer acupuncture and chiropractic services for equine.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2002
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Horses with recurrent airway obstruction may no longer have to suffer following Food and Drug Administration approval of a specially designed equine inhaler with medication.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 18, 2001
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released the remaining four fact sheets based on the National Animal Health Monitoring System Equine '98 study.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2001
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Lexington, Ky.-A new "hybrid" theory has recently surfaced suggesting a blend of caterpillars, molds, and the right timing during gestation might have caused the springtime late-term abortions and early fetal losses, called the mare reproductive loss syndrome (MRLS), according to The Horse Interactive.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2001
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Louisville, Ky.-A third of a billion dollars is the price tag on the Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome (MRLS), which wreaked havoc on the Kentucky horse industry last spring, according to a recently published economic report.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2001
By dvm360.com staff
Lexington, Ky.-A new "hybrid" theory has recently surfaced suggesting a blend of caterpillars, molds and the right timing during gestation might have caused the springtime late-term abortions and early fetal losses, called mare reproductive loss syndrome (MRLS), according to The Horse Interactive.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2001
By dvm360.com staff
Kentucky-Construction of a podiatry and reproduction facility is under way at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2001

Dr. Jerry Black, 1971 DVM graduate of Colorado State University, surmises that the daily planners of the new generation of veterinary graduates do not look like his did 30 years ago.

The incoming president and 20-year member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) acknowledges the new generation has "different priorities. "

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2001
By dvm360.com staff
Washington-Financial and legislative efforts tied to mare reproductive loss syndrome (MRLS) have done more than bend some ears on Capitol Hill, according to The Horse Interactive.