Tag: June 2010

World first prosthetic implant with human use hopes

915A combination of surgical expertise and bioengineering has seen the development of a prosthetic implant that allows tendons to ‘grow’ into metal and restoremobility and function. In March, Roly, an eight-year-old male American bulldog, underwent successful surgery at Fitzpatrick Referrals, a specialist veterinary clinic in Surrey, UK, following diagnosis that […]

NZ Vet nudes with a cause

For the fifth consecutive year, veterinary students at Massey University, New Zealand, have shed their clothes to pose for a “tasteful” fund-raising calendar. Proceeds from NZ vet nudes with a cause the sale of the Barely There 2010-2011 calendar will pay for the students’ traditional “halfway-mark” trip, where they will participate […]