Headlines & Analysis
GLOBAL - Veterinary CPD provider Improve International is to launch new 'mini-modular' courses in four special interest areas. The courses aim to fill a gap for veterinary surgeons who would like to develop a more in-depth knowledge of the topics - Dentistry, Oncology, Neurology and Ultrasound - than they would gain on a one day course but without undertaking a complete Certificate programme.
UK - Today, 26 June 2015, is National Bring Your Dog to Work Day. Many companies around the UK are today letting employees bring their dogs into work. Not only does this fantastic initiative keep your pet happy and your office motivated, it also raises money for a good cause.
UK - Scientists and engineers from Harvard University have won a major award for their design of 'organs-on-chips', which could revolutionise medicine and prevent the need for some animal testing of new drugs.
US - The US Food and Drug Administration released the final determination that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) are not generally recognized as safe, or GRAS, for use in human food. However, in the final determination, FDA responded to the American Feed Industry Associations's request clarifying the prohibition only applies to human food and not animal food.