Vibration Platform Helps Horses Recover from Injuries

Vibration Platform

A couple of years ago, my daughter bought us a vibration platform. She extolled its virtues: the full body vibrations cause your muscles to contract and activate, it improves muscle tone, and increases your metabolism, circulation and bone density. And all you do is stand on one. Whole Body Vibration Therapy was originally developed by […]

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Will a Saliva Analysis Replace Scoping as an Ulcer Test?

Saliva Analysis for ulcers

Researchers have identified protein differences in the saliva between horses with equine gastric ulcer syndrome (EGUS) and healthy horses. The study also detected differences between equine glandular gastric disease (EGGD), in which there is a lesion in the glandular stomach, and equine squamous gastric disease (ESGD), in which the alteration appears in the non-glandular stomach. […]

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Ventilators from veterinarians may help with covid-19 treatment

Ventilator used by UPenn's New Bolton Center Anesthesia

While there appears to be a global shortage of ventilators, some are now looking at veterinary practices to see if ventilators designed for animals could be repurposed. In the UK, the Animal Health Trust, along with other veterinary referral centers, “is currently in discussion with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and the Royal College […]

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