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A Better Way to Screen Cats for Heart Disease

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Training local veterinarians to use ultrasound to screen cats for heart disease could lead to earlier detection, veterinary cardiologists at Cummings School find

veterinarian examing a cat on an exam table

Not Just for Humans Anymore

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

When Rex initially collapsed, his owners were concerned that either cancer had recurred or arthritis in his shoulder was to blame. Diagnostic testing revealed that it was neither cancer nor arthritis.

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Monday, January 1st, 2018

While the disease’s effects and prognosis vary considerably, proper diagnosis and treatment can greatly improve a cat’s quality of life. Here’s why.

On the Front Lines of Animal Heart Care

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Meet Cummings School’s Kristen Antoon, one of only 20 veterinary technicians in the country certified in cardiology.

Collaborating For A Cure

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Veterinary and human cardiologists at Tufts make the case for studying a heart condition together to accelerate the pace of new treatments.

Dear Doctor: Heart Murmurs in Cats

Friday, September 1st, 2017

My veterinarian told me that my cat has a heart murmur. Does this mean he will die prematurely from heart disease?

Tufts Researchers Find First Genomic Biomarkers in Extracellular Vesicles

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

The article discusses a study by Vicky Yang, Andy Hoffman and others from Cummings School’s Department of Clinical Sciences that found important biomarkers in extracellular vesicles in dogs with myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) and congestive heart failure.