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Feral macaques in Florida pose herpes B risk to humans
Feral rhesus macaques living in a Florida state park
Genome analysis could aid human, pig health
Recent analysis of a domestic pig’s genome may help to improve models for research in human medicine and lead to discoveries
Gene mutation study applies to veterinary, human medicine
Young researcher awarded for work at annual veterinary scholars symposium posted September 18, 2010 Dr. Kari J. Ekenstedt …
Compendium of Measures to Control Chlamydophila psittaci Infections Among Humans (Psittacosis) and Pet Birds (Avian Chlamydiosis)
The AVMA endorses the 2017 Compendium of Measures to Control Chlamydophila psittaci Infections Among Humans (Psittacosis) and Pet Birds (Avian…
Using genes to stop mosquito-borne diseases
Bolstering the immune system of mosquitoes that spread heartworm disease among dogs and elephantiasis among humans significantly diminished the…
Can veterinarians prevent the next pandemic?
The COVID-19 pandemic marks the third novel coronavirus outbreak of the 21st century. Unlike the viruses that cause severe acute respiratory syndrome…
The new Feline Grimace Scale is one of various tools that have been developed in recent years for pain assessment in cats and dogs. The key is…
The hidden ecosystem of the gut microbiome
Millions of bacteria live in the gastrointestinal tract of animals, including cats, dogs, and humans.
Veterinary scientist advocates for endangered whales
Dr. Michael Moore has spent his career publicizing how human activities are harming whales and other marine mammals that would otherwise remain hidden…
Antimicrobial research a priority for AVMA
Antimicrobial resistance is a global threat, and the AVMA is advocating for development of new drugs that would help protect humans and animals.
Policies up for review: Your input needed
AVMA policy is powered by AVMA members. The review process for eight policies is starting, and the volunteer groups that conduct the review are…
Groups seek combined oversight of research animals
Four organizations in research and human medicine support combining federal oversight over research animals.
Searching beyond the lamplight
Even after the human genome was mapped, genetic researchers continued to focus on known kinases.
Report supports rational administration of gastroprotectants to dogs and cats
Concerns have been raised that, as in human patients, acid suppressants are being overprescribed and misused in canine and feline patients.
Resolutions cover transport of research animals, governance
The AVMA House of Delegates will deliberate in January on a resolution that would support the continued ability to humanely transport
A special place in Mississippi
The Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine runs the Veterinary Specialty Center, located in a human medical facility.
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,…
Comparative medicine and translational research
Comparative medicine studies the similarities and differences in biology among animals to enhance the understanding of mechanisms of human and animal…
The Great Barrier Reef's only endemic mammal may be the first mammalian extinction from human-caused climate change.
Use of technology in veterinary medicine
AVMA affirms and encourages the responsible, ethical development and use of technology that can benefit and protect public health, animal health and…
Recent gene-editing technologies are being used to create mice that model human genetic diseases, Holstein cattle lacking horns, and
Treating illness with milk from modified goats
Goat’s milk containing human lysozyme someday could be used to combat diarrheal illnesses among children in impoverished areas, say
Research: Agriculture led dog ancestors to adapt to eating starch
The ancestors of today’s dogs adapted to eat more starch as humans began growing grains, recent research indicates.
The AVMA supports research to discover and develop safe and efficacious drugs, vaccines, chemicals, and medical devices that benefit humans and…
Use of random-source dogs and cats for research, testing, and education
The carefully controlled use of random-source dogs and cats contributes greatly to improving the health and welfare of both animals and human beings. …