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Archive for January, 2015

Antibiotic resistance could be transmitted through the air from farms

Researchers who tested upwind and downwind air at cattle feedlots found evidence to support the idea that antibiotic resistance is transmitted through the air from farms.

Extension to alternative dispute resolution trial

We have extended extended our alternative dispute resolution (ADR) trial until October 2015 and broadened its remit to allow more cases to be considered.

New feline kidney disease research offers hope for earlier detection and improved quality of life

Foundation For Feline Renal Research, the only 501(c)(3) nonprofit foundation dedicated exclusively to the understanding and treatment of feline kidney disease, is pleased to announce a $20,000.

Ebola infection of humans linked to population density and vegetation cover

A new study suggests human population density and green vegetation cover in Ebola-affected African regions are factors in helping the virus spill over from animals to humans.

Ebola spread to humans linked to population density and vegetation cover

A new study suggests human population density and green vegetation cover in Ebola-affected African regions are factors in helping the virus spill over from animals to humans.

Webinar for animal owners on what to expect from their practice

In March 2015 we will be holding a webinar to help animal owners better understand what to look out for when choosing their veterinary practice.

Still time to stand as a candidate for RCVS or VN Council

Veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses who wish to have a say in the future of their respective professions have until the end of the month to put themselves forward as candidates for RCVS Council and VN Council.

CSU researchers trace ‘superbug’ genes to better understand antibiotic-resistant germs

Researchers at Colorado State University are investigating the weighty topic of antibiotic resistance – an issue with ramifications for global food safety and public health – by tracking the…

362 veterinary nurses removed from Register/List

Some 362 veterinary nurses have been removed from the Register/List following the end of their annual renewal period.

University of Florida researchers discover new virus in ticks

University of Florida researchers have discovered that a tick common to the southeastern United States may harbor an unusual virus that belongs to the family Arenaviridae.

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