Short Takes

April 2005 Issue

Short Takes: 04/05

Spinal cord diseases; radioiodine therapy for hyperthyroidism; kalanchoe

Oh, My Achin’ Back! Dogs have a reputation for back problems — maybe because they whine so much. But the more stoic cats could be suffering from diseases of the spinal cord, too, according to a report in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Vol. 18, Issue 6). [IMGCAP(1)]Veterinary researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and University of Tennessee checked the medical records of 205 cats with spinal cord disease. Overall, the cats had a variety of…

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