Yoshihiro Kawaoka, a professor of pathobiological sciences in the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine and leading expert on influenza, has been elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences–one of the highest honors possible for an American scientist, according … Continue reading
In a 2,000-cow herd, the annual cost to treat subclinical and clinical hypocalcemia, along with the subsequent milk loss, adds up to an estimated $60,750 each year. “Prevention is just as critical as ever,” Dr. Gary Oetzel, DVM, UW-Madison School … Continue reading
With April designated as National Cancer Control Month, DugDug spoke with Dr. David Vail, DVM, and the Barbara A. Suran Chair in Comparative Oncology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, to learn more about the current state of and future developments … Continue reading
MADISON, Wis. — Dogs always have been known as loyal companions to humans. These days, they’re increasingly helping each other — by giving their blood.
Earlier this month, the University of Wisconsin-Madison announced the winners of its 2013 Cool Science Image contest. From an MRI of a monkey’s brain to the larva of a tropical caterpillar, a micrograph of the nerves in a zebrafish’s tail to … Continue reading
Anyone who travels to China and comes down with a respiratory illness within 10 days of returning should be screened for a bird flu virus that has killed at least 11 people in central-eastern China, a Milwaukee Health Department official … Continue reading
Dr. Paul McGraw, assistant state veterinarian with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection for the past nine years, has been promoted to the state veterinarian position at the agency.
It’s heartworm awareness month. Larry Meiller finds out what we need to do to keep our pets healthy. Plus, recent pet food recalls to be aware of. Guest: Dr. Sandi Sawchuk, UW School of Veterinary Medicine
The groundbreaking work of a University of Wisconsin-Madison scientist remains on hold as he awaits access to a new bird flu virus that is killing people in central-eastern China amid fears that it could leap to other countries.