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Hysterectomy linked to memory deficit in an animal model

By age 60, one in three American women have had a hysterectomy. Though hysterectomy is a prevalent and routine surgery, the removal of the uterus before natural menopause might actually be problematic for cognitive processes like memory. Researchers in the Arizona State University Department of Psychology have found rats that underwent the surgical removal of… Read More »

Finding More Room To Run In Animal Medicine

istockphoto.com Here is one little known fact: Animal medicine companies have rewarded investors with growing stock prices, as most dramatically reflected in the positive performance of the shares of Zoetis (ZOE). It was spun off by Pfizer (PFE) in February 2013, at $ 26 a share and which traded at an opening price of $ 31.50… Read More »