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From the monthly archives: January 2012

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'January 2012'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

RCVS overspend – An Apology

RCVS Presentation to the BVA made available

RCVS VN Diploma: intellectual property will transfer to City & Guilds

The move follows the decision to close the College's awarding body

New Research Suggests Animals Not To Blame For Human Antimicrobial Resistance

Research from the University of Glasgow indicates that the risk is lower than previously indicated

RCVS Acting Registrar appointed

Gordon Hockey will succeed Jane Hern as Acting Registrar

Happy New Year!

The BEVA Office would like to wish all of our members a very Happy New Year and we look forwardf to seeing what 2012 will bring!

New Drug combination may limit joint damage

Research at the University of Sydney suggests that a new osteoarthritis drug combination could significantly extend the working life of racing and other performance horses.Previous studies has evaluated various medications for the treatment of osteoarthritis in horses, but this is one of the first to show a new drug combination has the ability to slow down damage to joints, rather than just alleviate pain. "Osteoarthritis is a major cause of wastage in athletic horses, with a significant economic impact on the equine industry," said Dr Toby Koenig, surgical resident at the University of Sydney Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Camden, and lead researcher for the study."We found a new combination of three commonly used drugs - pentosan polysulphate, glucosamine and hyaluronic acid - can reduce the damage experienced during strenuous exercise," he added."Until now the focus has been on minimising pain for horses suffering from osteoarthritis. We think this new drug combination could have significant impact on the w ...
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