Primary deficiencies in specific nutrients, such as vitamin E, occur with improperly balanced diets., and secondary deficiencies occur when the diet is nutritionally adequate, but some other factor affects nutrient intake or absorption.
Dr Hurtig is excited about his research on Intra Articular therapies using direct injection into the joint as a targeted therapy but cautions against injections used for maintenance.
Horse digestive systems operate optimally when forage is always available, and this means water must be available at all times to aid in digestion and avoid blockages.
Yes, there is an association between obesity and high insulin, but obesity is the result, not the cause.
If cryopreserved, stored cells can be used; treatment of horses would be very efficient, with no need to harvest stem cells from the patient.
By the time a horse presents with severe equine asthma also known as heaves, the disease is close to the end stage.
Researchers expect to find major disorders of hormonal pathways in horses, much like in human studies looking at hypovitaminosis D as a marker of disease severity.
According to Animal Health Laboratory, University of Guelph, Yew toxicosis is the most commonly-diagnosed plant toxicosis at the AHL.
Conservative therapy usually involves restricting the mare to stall rest, carefully applying belly bandages to support the ventral abdomen, and alleviation of pain using a variety of drugs.
Horses instinctively seek readily digestible calories which are the first priority in survival.