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Pet Meds Adapted from Human Therapies

Pet Meds Adapted from Human Therapies

Companies focused on developing treatments for dogs, cats, and horses are bringing a diverse array of products to the pet medicine market. By Jenny Rood | October 1, 2016. Around Christmas 2010, University of Minnesota researcher Mark Suckow received terrible news:...

Treating Cancer in Dogs Provides Hope for Humans

Treating Cancer in Dogs Provides Hope for Humans

Provides Hope for Humans When Krista DeZerega-Thomson got the dreaded news that Rohan, the family’s beloved Labrador retriever, had cancer, she was devastated. He had metastatic melanoma—an aggressive form that affects dogs and humans—and was given only two months to...

UC Davis Osteosarcoma Clinical Trial Showing Success

UC Davis Osteosarcoma Clinical Trial Showing Success

Fred, a 6-year-old male shepherd cross, was diagnosed by his referring veterinarian with cancer in his left forelimb in April 2016. Due to preexisting orthopedic issues, he was not a candidate for the traditional amputation and chemotherapy treatment. Faced with only...

Shared Science: Human and Equine Health Similarities

Shared Science: Human and Equine Health Similarities

By Sarah Evers Conrad, The Horse, September 9, 2016. Studying diseases across species can benefit horses as well as people -- Similarities between veterinary medicine and human medicine abound, particularly when it comes to horses. Horses, after all, suffer from many...

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