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The hidden ecosystem of the gut microbiome
Millions of bacteria live in the gastrointestinal tract of animals, including cats, dogs, and humans.
From 'Zoobiquity' to 'Wildhood'
Many humans don’t realize how much they have in common with other animal species from monkeys to gazelles to even guppies. Barbara Natterson-Horowitz,…
Morris Animal Foundation awards $3M for studies in animal health
Morris Animal Foundation announced this fall that it has awarded $1.1 million in grants for 17 studies on wildlife health, $1 million in grants for 16…
AVMA presents 2019 Excellence in Research Awards
Four veterinarians received the 2019 AVMA Excellence in Research Awards during the National Veterinary Scholars Symposium, held July 24-27 at
National Academies of Practice advances interprofessional health care
The mission of the NAP calls for distinguished professionals to advance interprofessional health care
AVMA animal welfare principles
The AVMA, as a medical authority for the health and welfare of animals, offers the following eight integrated principles for developing and evaluating…
Database lists clinical studies on cannabis, cancer, more
Cannabis is just one focus of current clinical trials involving animals, with others focusing on treatments such as stem cells and monoclonal…
$4.8M grant funds work on vaccine for coccidioidomycosis
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a four-year, $4.8 million grant to the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson to fund work on
Updated guidance published on strangles
Strangles, a highly contagious upper respiratory tract disease caused by Streptococcus equi subsp equi, remains one of the most common diseases in…
Depopulation refers to the large-scale rapid destruction of multiple animals in response to an emergency situation.
1935 - 1945
Information on food-producing animals was a mainstay of JAVMA during this decade.
Mississippi State creates host-pathogen interaction center
Mississippi State University has been awarded a $10 million grant for five years of support from the National Institutes of Health
Vaccine holds promise for treating osteosarcoma in dogs
Veterinarians in the audience wanted to know when they could get their hands on the new treatment.Dr. Sue Ettinger, a veterinary oncologist,
Nominations open for Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards
The AVMA is accepting nominations for the following Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards.
Finding a future for osteosarcoma patients
Ana M. Cilursu, MD, lost three Rottweilers in a row to bone cancer. The first dog, Hessa,
Multimillion-dollar gifts fund translational therapy institute
An anonymous racehorse breeder has donated $20 million to Colorado State University to build a regenerative medicine research facility,
June 2015 issue of The AVMA Advocate
AVMA’s efforts seen in federal initiatives on antibiotic use and resistance, compounding
A glimmer of hope for a fatal feline disease
Controlling risk factors for feline infectious peritonitis is difficult, while new antiviral drugs show great promise
1925 - 1935
During this decade, reports on food animals predominated in JAVMA.
FSMA Proposed Rule to Establish Current Good Manufacturing Practices for Food for Animals
AVMA comments on Federal Register Notice Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventative Controls for Food for…
Pregnancy hormone mystery solved
Characterization of dihydroprogesterone may lead the way to better hormone therapies for preventing preterm labor in pregnant women
Outbreak of canine influenza caused by new strain of virus
An outbreak of canine influenza in the Chicago area ongoing as of mid-April has been caused by a strain of virus not previously detected in
Many causes contribute to sleep disorders in horses
Pain or physical discomfort. Lyme disease. Environmental insecurity. Monotony. Aggression issues. Sleep terrors.
Pfizer opens equine research center
Pfizer Animal Health has opened a research farm solely dedicated to horse health.
Investigators recognized for outstanding research
The AVMA and American Veterinary Medical Foundation presented awards to two individuals for their efforts in advancing veterinary research.