Advances in Medicine

a bearded dragon named Frankie

Research Identified Effective Fungal Medication When the standard treatment for a fungal infection wasn’t working for Frankie, a bearded dragon, the experts at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine were able to help….
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[cat with a toy]

Diabetic Dogs and Cats Needed for Microbiome Study

January 04, 2021

Eligible Animals Receive Free Insulin During the Study [row][column size=”6″] Veterinarians at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine are looking for dogs and cats that have been diagnosed with diabetes to investigate a…
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[three jennies]

Baudet du Poitou: Conservation of a Rare Breed

September 12, 2020

Only 44 of these donkeys existed in 1977 You’ve probably heard of endangered species. Although scientists estimate that dozens of species go extinct every single day, attention seems to focus on large wildlife such as…
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[Hannah Bailey after the procedure]

Minimally Invasive Procedure Fixes Puppy’s Problem

July 01, 2020

Treatment for Persistent Right Aortic Arch Hannah Bailey was sick. The six-month-old mixed-breed puppy couldn’t keep food down. She had lost weight. Her local veterinarian diagnosed an enlarged esophagus and suggested that her new owners…
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[deuces walking 2 days after surgery]

I-Loc: Bone Fracture Repair Option Comes to Illinois

November 12, 2019

Two Days After Surgery Deuces Was Walking Dr. Danielle Marturello, a clinical assistant professor of orthopedic surgery, brought an innovative option for fracture repair with her when she recently joined the University of Illinois College…
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[photo of great dane]

Oncologists Study Immunotherapy to Combat Osteosarcoma

April 01, 2019

Study Uses High-Precision Radiation Technology Every year, 10,000 dogs in the United States are diagnosed with osteosarcoma, an extremely aggressive malignant bone tumor that typically occurs in a weight-bearing limb. Recently, Morris Animal Foundation funded…
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