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  • An Overview of the Clinical Research Behind Fortetropin®

    Introduction   Fortetropin is an advanced nutrition product that is manufactured from fertilized, chicken egg yolk using a proprietary, low temperature process.  When egg yolk is heated during the cooking process, proteins become irreversibly unfolded and lipids become oxidized.  On the other han...
  • The Impact of Muscle Loss on Longevity and Quality of Life in Dogs and Cats

    Introduction   A common form of age-related muscle loss known as sarcopenia impacts man and man’s best friend in a multitude of different ways.  In Veterinary Medicine, one of the first important insights into canine sarcopenia came from a study that was published by Lawler and colleagues at Nest...
  • Nutritional Supplementation Considerations for Racing Dogs

     Introduction In the Northern region of the world, there is evidence that humans have been using canines to pull sleds that dates back to about four thousand years.  Although the racing dog industry has come a long way since that time, the demands placed on racing dogs such as those that com...
  • Lessons From A Clinical Trial On The Impact of Body Composition on Survival in Labrador Retriever Dogs

    By Neerav D. Padliya, Ph.D. Background: The Impact of Muscle Loss Sarcopenia, commonly known as age-related muscle loss is a very active area of research among Geriatricians, Gerontologists and Public Health Experts.  Sarcopenia can significantly impact the quality of life for humans due to its i...
  • The 6 Minute Walk Test to Assess Muscle Function in Dogs

    By Neerav D. Padliya, Ph.D. Background: Small Animal Sarcopenia Not only is sarcopenia, the gradual loss of muscle mass and function, a major health problem for humans, it is also a major health problem faced by geriatric dogs and cats and has been reviewed by Freeman [1,2].  Human clinical trial...
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