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Showing only stories from the Research category: Research topics of interest to swine veterinarians. -- show all categories

Pork Checkoff Research Review
June 19, 2019 —  [Research]
Read the latest Pork Checkoff Research Review. Headlines include: Progress made on pain control efforts Temperature-loss interventions did not improve piglet survival Research on viral transmission...
Kansas State University Study Looks at Pain Relief for Piglets from Medicated Mother's Milk
June 19, 2019 —  [Research]
New findings by researchers at the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine suggest potential pain relief for piglets by administering medicine through the act of nursing. [Source:
Survey Request: PRRS Early Warning System
June 19, 2019 —  [Research]
Researchers at the University of Minnesota are conducting a survey-based study to evaluate the value of developing an early warning system to predict the risk of PRRS by location and by time. To do...
Survey Request: PRRS Early Warning System
May 29, 2019 —  [Research]
Researchers at the University of Minnesota are conducting a survey-based study to evaluate the value of developing an early warning system to predict the risk of PRRS by location and by time. To do...
Survey Request: PRRS Early Warning System
May 8, 2019 —  [Research]
Researchers at the University of Minnesota are conducting a survey-based study to evaluate the value of developing an early warning system to predict the risk of PRRS by location and by time. To do...
Cold Plasma May Kill 99.9% of Airborne Viruses
April 24, 2019 —  [Research]
Dangerous airborne viruses are rendered harmless on the fly when exposed to energetic, charged fragments of air molecules, according to research conducted at the University of Michigan. [Source:...
Scientists Bring Brain Cells from Dead Pigs Back to Life
April 24, 2019 —  [Research]
A new study released Wednesday raises profound questions about life and death. Researchers at Yale have restored some cellular activity to brains removed from slaughtered pigs. [Source:
USDA Works to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance
November 28, 2018 —  [Research]
Scientists from USDA developed the tools to mass produce penicillin, which was used for treating wounded soldiers over 70 years ago during World War II. Antibiotics are still important in treating...
Animal Science Research Webinar Series
August 22, 2018 —  [Research]
The Pork Checkoff's annual Animal Science Research Webinar Series, which kicked off Aug. 7, focuses on sow health and gilt management which are key components of increasing Sow Lifetime Productivity....
Animal Science Research Webinar Series
August 15, 2018 —  [Research]
The Pork Checkoff's annual Animal Science Research Webinar Series, which kicked off Aug. 7, focuses on sow health and gilt management which are key components of increasing Sow Lifetime Productivity....
Animal Science Research Webinar Series
August 8, 2018 —  [Research]
The Pork Checkoff's annual Animal Science Research Webinar Series, which kicked off Aug. 7, focuses on sow health and gilt management which are key components of increasing Sow Lifetime Productivity....
Animal Science Research Webinar Series
August 1, 2018 —  [Research]
The Pork Checkoff's annual Animal Science Research Webinar Series, which kicks off Aug. 7, will focus on sow health and gilt management which are key components of increasing Sow Lifetime...

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Category abbreviations: AASV=Membership information, announcements, and other information from the American Association of Swine Veterinarians; Abs.=Abstracts from journal articles of general interest to swine veterinarians.; ALERT=Used to create email alerts; An.H.=Animal Health; Conf.=Conference announcements and other continuing education opportunities; FAD="Foreign" Animal Disease and other news most significant to regions outside of North America.; Food=Food Safety; Gov.=Information about legislation, regulations, and rulemaking that may affect the swine industry or swine veterinarians.; Hum.H.=Human health; Ind.=News from the pork industry, including NPPC and Pork Board activities.; International=Information regarding swine health and production internationally.; Jobs=Position announcements, primarily seeking swine veterinarians.; Meet=Provides a short synopsis of meetings of importance to swine veterinarians.; News=Agriculture related news events.; Nutr.=Swine nutrition; OP-ED=Opinion or editorial articles expressing the thoughts of individual Association members.; Pharm.=Pharmaceuticals and biologicals; PRRS=Articles from the AASV PRRS Task Force; Practice=Information associated with practice management or development.; Research=Research topics of interest to swine veterinarians.; Students=Information of interest to AASV student members.; USDA=US Dept. of Agriculture activities of interest to swine veterinarians.; Welfare=Animal welfare issues