After Decades of Little Progress, Researchers Are Finally Catching Up to Sepsis

With the condition costing the healthcare system billions of dollars every year, researchers are celebrating a new breakthrough in treating sepsis.
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Copper Hospital Beds Could Save Millions of Lives Since New Study Says They Harbor 95% Less Bacteria

It’s common knowledge in the medical community that copper has antibacterial properties—but this new study has outlined just how strong the metal really is.
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Orofacial manifestations of BDLD

BDLD: four letters often listed at the top of the sheet of an emergency room visit as the presenting problem.

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After Miracle Baby Wakes From Coma Smiling At His Dad, Thousands Rally to Help Save His Life

Just after this 14-week-old baby awoke from a coma, he smiled at his dad—and his heart-melting expression has raised thousands of dollars for his treatment.
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Boy, 5, With Dementia Can Recognise His Parents Again After Having Chip Implanted In Brain

A five-year-old boy with dementia who had forgotten his parents can now recognise them again after a pioneering medical trial that implanted a chip in his head. Harley Bond, from Sheffield, was diagnosed with Sanfilippo syndrome, a rare type of childhood dementia that causes permanent brain damage, when he was just three years old. His

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Heartwarming: 16-YO Gurugram Boy Distributes First-Aid Kits to 1400 Underprivileged Villagers!

It was seeing an injured girl in a village that stirred something within Rohan. What struck him the most was that none of the villagers knew how to treat the wound or even had access to basic first aid. #Respect #YoungIndia

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COPD: All you need to know About The Lung Disease That’s Killed Millions in India

“Exposure to severe pollution is a factor contributing to the development of COPD. In the beginning, it’s just a cough. I left untreated, it becomes extremely difficult to handle in the later stages”, says a pulmonologist. #DoctorSpeak #HealthFirst #DelhiSmog #DelhiAirEmergency

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FDA Approves the First New Cystic Fibrosis Treatment in Decades

The drug, Trikafta, which was developed by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, can be used to treat 90% of cystic fibrosis patients 12 years or older in America.
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FDA approves generic canine anti-anxiety medication

Veterinarians in need of a generic drug for their anxious canine patients are in luck.

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New Antiviral Drug Shown to Be ‘Highly Effective’ in Treating All Flu Strains in Animals and Human Tissue

Not only did the “groundbreaking” new form of therapy greatly reduce the duration of the sickness, it was also shown to work against all strains of the flu.
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Scientists Develop Eczema Jab That Improves Skin Of Patients In A Month

Scientists have developed a new injection that successfully improves the skin of eczema patients within a month.  The positive results came from a study conducted by Oxford University scientists, who tested the new medication, etokimab, on 12 patients with atopic dermatitis, the most common form of eczema. Etokimab works by targeting a chemical in the

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Stereotactic radiation may offer better outcomes in nine cancers

New data suggests a specific advanced radiation treatment protocol is leading to better survival outcomes than other therapy options for at least nine tumor types.

That’s according to PetCure Oncology, which presented its findings at the recent Veterinary Cancer Society Annual Conference (VCS) in Houston, Tex.

The pet cancer care provider says nine of the 11 tumor types it studied showed increased median survival time relative to the current body of peer-reviewed published literature …

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LIU to offer DVM program starting next fall

Students in the Northeast now have a fourth option to study veterinary medicine.

Long Island University’s (LIU’s) College of Veterinary Medicine says it has received a “Letter of Reasonable Assurance” from the American Veterinary Medical Association’s Council on Education (AVMA-COE).

Starting next fall, the school will begin accepting applications for its DVM program. At full enrollment, the veterinary school will serve 400 students, with 100 in each graduating class. LIU joins the University of Pennsylvania, …

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Global associations commit to improving access to veterinary medicines

Securing equal access to vital veterinary medicines for companion animal veterinarians around the world is at the center of a new campaign spearheaded by World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA).

Restricted access to veterinary medicines is a long-standing problem and limits the efforts of many veterinarians to provide optimal care to their patients in regions such as Eastern Europe, Africa, and Asia, the association says. The problem extends to even essential medicines, such as those …

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Global associations commit to improving access to veterinary medicines

Securing equal access to vital veterinary medicines for companion animal veterinarians around the world is at the center of a new campaign spearheaded by World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA).

Restricted access to veterinary medicines is a long-standing problem and limits the efforts of many veterinarians to provide optimal care to their patients in regions such as Eastern Europe, Africa, and Asia, the association says. The problem extends to even essential medicines, such as those …

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This Ingenious Solution was Designed Specifically to Help People During Their Epileptic Seizures

This brilliant Cocoon device for epileptics has been named as one of the top 20 finalists for the prestigious James Dyson Award of 2019.
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Pet King Brands receives TICA endorsement

Pet King Brands’ ZYMOX Dermatology and Oratene Brushless Oral Care are the cat’s meow, according to The International Cat Association (TICA).

The group has just bestowed its highest level of endorsement, the Seal of Excellence, on two of the company’s product lines.

The news comes as Pet King Brands celebrates its 22nd year in business.

“Pet King Brands is proud to earn TICA’s and cat fanciers’ trust of our ZYMOX and Oratene solutions for felines …

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How 3 Indian Doctors Pioneered the Use of ORS to Treat Diarrhoea & Saved Millions!

Nine times out of ten, your friends and family would reach for a packet of ORS in their homes just in case their bowels begin acting up, because anyone with a cursory understanding of basic medicine knows that a glass of Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS) can help replace the fluids your body has lost during a bout […]

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AAFP releases updated zoonoses guidelines

The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) is hoping to combat misinformation that exists about cats and disease transmission through its updated Feline Zoonoses Guidelines.

Appearing in the November issue of the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (JFMS), the guidelines aim to provide accurate information about feline zoonotic diseases to owners, physicians, and veterinarians to allow logical decisions to be made concerning cat ownership.

“These guidelines provide recommendations concerning the prevention of feline zoonoses, …

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AAFP releases updated zoonoses guidelines

The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) is hoping to combat misinformation that exists about cats and disease transmission through its updated Feline Zoonoses Guidelines.

Appearing in the November issue of the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (JFMS), the guidelines aim to provide accurate information about feline zoonotic diseases to owners, physicians, and veterinarians to allow logical decisions to be made concerning cat ownership.

“These guidelines provide recommendations concerning the prevention of feline zoonoses, …

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