New guidelines ensure accessible, transparent animal research results

December 1, 2016

Years ago, clear reporting guidelines in human healthcare research revolutionized the way health science results were reported – benefiting health professionals and the public.

Since then, human healthcare professionals and researchers have enjoyed much more accessible and transparent results to support their treatment...

Veterinary Researchers use Systematic Approach to Improve Health in Canada's North

November 29, 2016

Annual rates of gastrointestinal illness in Canada’s North are among the highest reported in the world — three to six times higher than regions to the south — but there is currently little or no information about why it’s so prevalent in the Arctic. OVC researchers at the University of Guelph, along with representatives from the Nunavut Research Institute, Memorial University and the Public Health Agency of Canada, are searching for clues. Using a “one health” approach — considering how people, animals and environment intersect — they are looking at possible links between clams, dogs, surface water and zoonotic pathogens Giardia and Cryptosporidium, which can cause gastrointestinal illness....

 

U of G Researchers Working to Combat Future Ebola Epidemics

November 18, 2016

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa in 2014-2015 was the largest in history to be caused by the virus. More than 28,000 cases were reported in 10 countries, and more than 11,000 people died.

Combatting future epidemics is the goal of a project headed by University of Guelph researchers...

Canadian War Horse exhibit highlights veterinary-equine connection

November 10, 2016

A new exhibit showcasing the role of horses during World War I and the veterinarians of the Canadian Army Veterinary Corps will run until April 2017 at the Wellington County Museum and Archives, near Elora, Ontario.

World War I was a turning point in the veterinary profession, highlighting the vital role of veterinarians in the health and care of horses used in the conflict.  Upwards of...

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