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Testing a New Therapy for Horses Struggling to Breathe
Cummings School researchers study an inexpensive drug to see if it can offer a new treatment for equine asthma—a common and chronic affliction that’s difficult to manage
Why Are Horses So Fast?
Breathing only through their noses—and having big hearts—give them a boost
The Tufts video series Ever Wonder features faculty and other experts answering questions for the curious about all manner of topics—from how parrots talk to why cats purr.
Why is even a small cough a big problem in a racehorse?
Professor Melissa Mazan, V93, a board-certified internist and pulmonology expert at Tufts Equine Center, explains
10 Facts About Recurrent Airway Obstruction in Horses
Horses that live in barns, as well as horses living outside that are exposed to high levels of pollens, molds or other particulates, have an increased risk of developing a chronic and debilitating respiratory syndrome, often known as heaves, or recurrent airway obstruction (RAO). Falling under the umbrella of equine asthma, RAO is a performance-limiting, …
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