Tag Archives: UF College of Veterinary Medicine

North Florida Cattlemen Cautious Amid Zilmax Weight Gain Drug Sale Suspension

By on September 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: September 4, 2013 at 7:50 am

Weeks after sales of Merck & Co., Inc.’s major cattle weight gain drug Zilmax were suspended, Alachua County cattlemen and beef specialists are considering how the North Florida cattle industry will be effected by the possibly temporary suspension.

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UF veterinary researchers discover deadly new snake virus

By on July 19th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:40 am

Research on a disease outbreak in a private collection of pythons in Australia has led to the discovery of a deadly new snake virus.  Assistant Professor in Zoological Medicine at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine, Jim Wellehan has been working […]

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UF researchers discover a mutant gut bacteria may cure colon cancer

By on June 14th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:01 am

According to UF Professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s department of diseases and pathology and principal investigator Mansour Mohamadzadeh, the bacteria is most commonly used in yogurt and cheese.    He says the special strain of bacteria showed results in other […]

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