The Paw Report (WEIU-TV; Nov. 130 – On locationat the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospita, the Paw Report speaks with Dr. Santiago Gutierrez about lameness in horses.
Journal of the AVMA (Nov. 15 ) – A Morris-funded study at the University of Illinois is examining the use of nanoparticles to deliver chemotherapeutic agents directly to osteosarcoma cells in the bone. Other studies are looking at pain control. https://www.avma.org/News/JAVMANews/Pages/171201a.aspx
Eureka Alert (Nov. 14) – Chronic preconception exposure to genistein affected pregnancy rates in mice and was associated with prolonged labor, smaller litters and pups, and higher rates of pup mortality, according to a study in the journal Reproductive Toxicology by Dr. Jodi Flaws and other scientists at the University of Illinois. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-11/uoia-sim111417.php
Huffington Post (Nov. 14) – Among the four hawks and two owls that live at Shedd Aquarium is Logan, a male great horned owl that originally presented to the University of Illinois Wildlife Medical Clinic with an injury to the right eye. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/rescued-raptors-receive-im-peck-able-care_us_5a0b258be4b0065239218420
National Post (Toronto, Ontario; Nov. 13) – Three healthy reclones of Snuppy, the world’s first cloned dog, have been reported in an article in Scientific Reports, a journal from the publishers of Nature. The puppies, which are now about a year old, “will be closely watched. Almost every aspect of their life will be measured...
News-Gazette (Nov. 12) – Rex, a canine officer with the Decatur Police Department, visited the emergency room at the UI Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana for what turned out to be a splenic torsion. http://www.news-gazette.com/living/2017-11-13/pet-talk-treating-terrible-twist.html Also in: Herald & Review (Decatur, Ill.; Nov. 19) http://herald-review.com/lifestyles/health-med-fit/pet-health-splenic-torsions-frequently-seen-in-large-dogs/article_05e94eb3-57fd-5546-988d-134d6d1678f6.html
Fillmore County (Minn.) Journal (Nov. 13) – Dr. Clifford F. Shipley, University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, who was a keynote speaker at a community forum in Chatfield last February, indicated the disease appears to be spread from animal to animal through infected feces, urine, saliva, and muscle or nervous system tissues. http://fillmorecountyjournal.com/fillmore-county-enters-second-year-with-cwd-management/
AgriNews (Nov. 8) – One of the most rewarding activities at Dixon Springs Ag Center is the education of students. College of Veterinary Medicine faculty and staff were recently here evaluating the breeding bulls for breeding soundness. http://www.agrinews-pubs.com/livestock/ireland-fall-calving-season-nearing-completion/article_81f4fd04-c4a7-11e7-814a-7b6a27f4b60c.html
Daily Herald (Nov. 9) – Dr. Maureen McMichael, a veterinarian at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana, who is board certified in emergency and critical care, advises having the phone numbers of your veterinarian and a nearby 24-emergency clinic handy. In case of an emergency, call ahead to let them know you...
iStem (Oct. 31) – Four participants in the college’s Summer Research Training Program (SRTP) were profiled. Students are paired with a faculty mentor, and they complete a research project over 10 weeks as a way to explore a career in research. http://www.istem.illinois.edu/news/srtp.17.html