Nanoparticles are the future of medicine – researchers are experimenting with new ways to design tiny particle treatments for cancer

By Duxin Sun, University of Michigan [This article first appeared in The Conversation, republished with permission] When you hear the word “nanomedicine,” it might call to mind scenarios like those…

Iris Atrophy In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

(Picture Credit: Hillary Kladke/Getty Images) Iris atrophy in dogs is a medical condition that sets in when the muscle of a dog’s iris begins to weaken and thin. It can…

Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

(Picture Credit: LWA/Dann Tardif/Getty Images) Ventricular septal defect in dogs, often abbreviated to VSD, is a congenital medical condition that affects two of a dog’s four heart chambers, called ventricles.…

Pulmonic Stenosis In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

(Picture Credit: FatCamera/Getty Images) Pulmonic stenosis in dogs is a congenital medical condition that results in issues with the proper flow of blood through a dog’s pulmonary valve in the…

GOP Bill Promotes the Use of Ivermectin, a Veterinary Medicine, and Other Unproven COVID Treatments in CO

lucky Amid reports of some of the lowest COVID-19 case counts in Colorado since the pandemic began – a strong sign that existing COVID protocols such as vaccines are working…

Atrial Septal Defect In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

(Picture Credit: elenaleonova/Getty Images) Atrial septal defect in dogs, also known as ASD, is a medical condition where a hole appears in the septum, which is the wall that separates…

Noncardiogenic Edema In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

(Picture Credit: bymuratdeniz/Getty Images) Noncardiogenic edema in dogs is a medical condition where the blood vessels of the lungs become more permeable, meaning fluid can pass through the blood vessel…

Cleft Palate In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

(Picture Credit: Marina Herrmann/Getty Images) Cleft palate in dogs is a medical condition where an opening appears along a dog’s palate, which is the roof of the mouth. It can…

Louisiana National Guard medics learn dog treatments, too

PINEVILLE, La. (AP) — Louisiana National Guard combat medics are now learning emergency treatments for service dogs. “Treating a K-9 is not something we typically think about as a medic,…

Carnitine Deficiency In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

(Picture Credit: skynesher/Getty Images) Carnitine deficiency in dogs is a condition that arises when a dog does not receive a sufficient amount of the nutrient L-carnitine. It can lead to…