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Ms. Joanna Koilpillai is a final year student in the BVSc & AH program of Madras Veterinary College, in Tamil Nadu, India.

She is passionate about becoming a veterinarian, with special interests in Theriogenology and Small Animal Internal Medicine.

She attended the Summer Visitor Externship Program in the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University.

After her graduation, she plans on pursuing higher studies in Internal Medicine.

Her essay Mesothelioma - a state of the art review - can be viewed...
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From: Schuetze Catherine <vajracat@gmail.com>
Date: 30 November 2018 at 8:43:48 pm AEDT

Dear Friends,
The Government of Bhutan has recently opened it’s new National Veterinary Hospital in Thimphu. They are looking for volunteer trainers to come and help their staff vets learn how to use all the equipment they have had donated, and to improve their clinical skills in many areas (medicine, surgery, dentistry, radiology, ultrasonography). They current skill set is fairly basic so any experienced vet would be capable and useful, and of...
Elanco, the makers of Onsior – the NSAID which gets to work in just 30 minutes – has launched a campaign to help ‘Inspire more movement’ in dogs with osteoarthritis ...

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Virbac is delighted to announce the arrival of VETERINARY HPM Hypoallergy, a new addition to the VETERINARY HPM Clinical Diets range for both dogs and cats.VETERINARY HPM Hypoallergy is an e...

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Vets are urging owners to add house ‘pet proofing’ to their Christmas to-do lists. Ensuring that potential edible hazards and other risky items are out of reach could avoid an unnecessa...

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The term burnout has been getting thrown around a lot lately and is certainly rampant among my colleagues working in emergency and critical care. Burnout is characterized by emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and a low sense of personal accomplishment. Veterinarians who become burnt out feel overwhelmed and unable to face the demands of their job or engage with co-workers and clients. They often develop a cynical detachment from work and can view patients as objects rather than animals. The sense of ineffectiveness at work occurs because they no longer feel able to contribute to...
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An automated larval rearing robot stands in the mosquito factory at Verily Life Sciences’ lab in South San Francisco.

Silicon Valley researchers are attacking flying bloodsuckers in California's Fresno County. It's the first salvo in an unlikely war for Google parent Alphabet Inc.: eradicating mosquito-borne diseases around the world.

A white high-top Mercedes van winds its way through the suburban sprawl and strip malls as a swarm of male...
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Just 22 people contracted polio in 2017. It's a whisper away from eradication, but due to the challenges involved in getting the vaccine to where it's needed most, the extinction of the polio virus in the wild remains just out of reach.

The end might finally be in sight thanks to a new method for preserving the preferred inactivated form of the vaccine - this new method requires no refrigeration.

As a freeze-dried powder, the vaccine can now be shipped into places previously off limits,...
The outline programme for the 27th National Equine Forum has been confirmed. This popular annual event, to be held in London on 7th March 2019 is shaping up as a calendar essential for all those wa...

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Last week BEVA announced that their prestigious 2018 Sam Hignett award has been given for research into a novel treatment for equine Cushing’s disease, also known as Pituitary Pars Intermedia...

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