Potassium supplementation in small animals – getting it right
Background Potassium (K+) supplementation of isotonic crystalloid fluids in daily fluid therapy is commonly performed, yet its accuracy in veterinary medicine is undetermined. Objective ...
Emma Lagerlow 10:34am July 27th, 2015
A review of milk thistle in the treatment of liver disease
Milk thistle extracts have been used as a “liver tonic” for centuries. In recent years, silibinin, the active ingredient in milk thistle extracts, has been studied both in vitro and in viv...
Emma Lagerlow 1:28pm July 22nd, 2015
Sub-clinical endometritis affects a high proportion of clinically normal mares
Equine endometritis continues to be a major cause of subfertility and infertility in mares, and recently, the subclinical form of endometritis has been in focus. The purposes of this study were to inv...
Emma Lagerlow 1:18pm July 22nd, 2015
Gastric Ulcer Prevalence in Feral, Domestic Horses Compared
Researchers have been telling us that we sometimes create health problems, such as gastric ulcers, in horses because we don’t manage them as nature intended—eating small quantities of gras...
Emma Lagerlow 1:50pm July 20th, 2015
An interesting article on hyperthyroidism
Background Exclusive feeding of an iodine-restricted diet has been proposed as a method for controlling clinical manifestations of hyperthyroidism in hyperthyroid cats. Objectives To de...
Emma Lagerlow 1:11pm July 16th, 2015