We all know how uncomfortable sore feet can be. For animals with hooves (and two more feet than people), sore feet can mean more than just a minor annoyance.
During the summer in particular, the combination of warm weather and rain can lead to softening of hooves, which can then cause more serious problems. For […]
Swine producers continue to fight back against the arrival of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) that hit the U.S. in mid-May.
It’s the first time the disease has been reported in the U.S., according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
PEDV is not a reportable or regulatory disease, rather it is a production-related disease, […]
Want a cat’s eye view on what really goes on in the life of some fascinating felines?
You’re in luck. A recent study between the United Kingdom’s Royal Veterinary College and BBC’s Two’s Horizon program strapped cats up with GPS trackers and mini-cameras to monitor their movements throughout six 24-hour periods (researchers worked with animal […]
Although less known than other emerging drugs, evidence suggests phenazepam usage is growing worldwide.
Phenazepam was developed in the 1970’s in the former Soviet Union to treat neurological disorders, alcohol withdrawal and epilepsy. It also has been used prior to surgeries as it lessens anxiety while increasing the effectiveness of anesthetics1, according to study published […]
Ash dieback symptoms. Courtesy of WTPL/Mike Ryder.
Scientists are fighting back against a deadly ash tree fungus on the genetic level.
The first genetic information from a tree known as tree 35 that survived an outbreak of the deadly fungus that causes ash dieback in Denmark has been sequenced by researchers in the United […]
Courtesy of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency
Producers of designer drugs in New Zealand may soon be able to legally sell their wares – if they can prove they have a “low risk of harm”.
The law, which was recommended for passage last week, would affect drugs often referred to as “legal highs”, because […]