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Stem cell research and use in veterinary medicine

Stem cells show so much promise in human medicine. Cells that have the ability to become anything that the body needs is nothing short of a miracle. What is the role of stem cells in veterinary medicine? Do stem cells have a place? Many say they very much do. Stem cells are able to be harvested from animals and are primarily used in horses, dogs, and cats for arthritic conditions. There is much less controversy in...

The Second Disease To Ever Be Globally Eradicated:...

One of the greatest scourges of human history is no more. For only the second time, modern public health practices have managed to eradicate a pandemic illness of global reach. The first was smallpox. Now what? AIDS? TB? No. Today, the world’s cattle are safe from rinderpest. If you’ve never heard of rinderpest, it’s likely because you live in America, where thanks to the quarantine of distance and history the ...

Researchers Find Cousin of Hepatitis C Virus in Do...

MONDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) — Researchers report that they’ve discovered a virus similar to the human hepatitis C virus in dogs, a finding that might provide insight into how the germ evolved in people and perhaps lead to better treatments. About 200 million people around the world are thought to suffer from hepatitis C, including an estimated 3.2 million chronically infected people in the United States....

Gossypol Biological Properties

Gossypol: is a polyphenolic aldehyde that permeates cells and acts as an inhibitor for several dehydrogenase enzymes. is antimalarial being the selective inhibitor of Plasmodium falciparum (pfLDH over hLDHs), an essential enzyme for energy generation within malarial parasite. posesses proapoptotic properties, probably due to the regulation of the Bax and Bcl2. reversibly inhibits Calcineurin and binds to calmodulin. inhibits...

InnoVet Selects EBD Group to Power its Conference ...

Carlsbad, CA , October  09, 2007 –  EBD Group, the leading partnering firm for the global biotechnology industry, today announced that it has been selected to run the partnering facility for InnoVet 2007, the premier international veterinary business conference and partnering event held this year in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, October 14-16, 2007.  InnoVet will use EBD Group’s...