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This week in animal research 27/11/15

Lead poisoned birds, treatment for arthritis
26/11/15 A bubble-based micro-vesicle treatment that could ease the pain of arthritis and cut the need for hip replacements. It uses tiny particles that are naturally made by… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-271115/

Diabetes treated in mice with cell transplant

Twenty three years ago Doug Melton’s infant son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Doug then dedicated his career to finding a cure for the disease and is now almost at the point… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/diabetes-treated-in-mice-with-cell-transplant/

New-found hormone protects against type 2 diabetes

Scientists have identified a new hormone and found that it can protect against Type 2 diabetes in rats.
Scientists have identified a new hormone and found that it can protect against Type 2 diabetes in rats. The disease, which is often the result of lifestyle and develops in… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/new-found-hormone-protects-against-type-2-diabetes/

One dog, 90 years, millions saved

Before January 1922, a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes was in effect a death sentence; many died of starvation.
Before January 1922, a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes was in effect a death sentence; many died of starvation. And before 1945 when the NHS was founded in the UK, you could only get… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/one-dog-90-years-millions-saved/

Diabetes 'cured' with brain stem cells

Stem cells taken from a rat's brain using a simple procedure have been made to produce insulin and used to cure diabetes in the same rat.
Stem cells taken from a rat's brain using a simple procedure have been made to produce insulin and used to cure diabetes in the same rat. The technique didn't require any genetic… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/diabetes-cured-with-brain-stem-cells/

Why fatty diet can lead to type 2 diabetes

Rates of diabetes have doubled in the last 30 years and doctors say rising levels of obesity are the main contributing factor.
Rates of diabetes have doubled in the last 30 years and doctors say rising levels of obesity are the main contributing factor. Now studies in mice have uncovered why a high fat… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/why-fatty-diet-can-lead-to-type-2-diabetes/

Animal research and diabetes

In this film we hear from Chloe, who has diabetes, and Dr Aileen King, who researches into diabetes.
In this film we hear from Chloe, who has diabetes, and Dr Aileen King, who researches into diabetes. Diabetes is a common life-long health condition. There are 2.8 million… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/animal-research-and-diabetes/

Type 1 diabetes treated in mice

Type 1 diabetes has been treated in GM mice using antibodies.
Type 1 diabetes has been treated in GM mice using antibodies. Researchers tested the treatment using an innovative mouse model that mimics the human form of type 1 diabetes. The… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/type-1-diabetes-treated-in-mice/

Watch and read - Where do medicines come from?

We've produced a new leaflet and accompanying video that is being distributed to GP waiting rooms throughout the UK for the next six months.
We've produced a new leaflet and accompanying video that is being distributed to GP waiting rooms throughout the UK for the next six months. This Wellcome Trust supported leaflet… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/watch-and-read-where-do-medicines-come-from/

World Diabetes Day - 14 November

World Diabetes Day (WDD) is the primary global awareness campaign of the diabetes world.
World Diabetes Day (WDD) is the primary global awareness campaign of the diabetes world. It was introduced in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/world-diabetes-day-14-november/

Rat pancreas grows in mouse

An ultimate goal of regenerative medicine is the generation of organs derived from a patient's stem cells.
An ultimate goal of regenerative medicine is the generation of organs derived from a patient's stem cells. In new research scientists were able to provide a pancreas deficient… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/rat-pancreas-grows-in-mouse/

Street-smart insulin

Mouse research has revealed a link between bone remodelling, blood sugar and diabetes.
Mouse research has revealed a link between bone remodelling, blood sugar and diabetes. This has implications for people with type 2 diabetes and with osteoporosis. The natural… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/street-smart-insulin/

Gene suppression in type 2 diabetes

Blocking the action of a gene called Sirtuin-1 reduced the symptoms of type 2 diabetes in rats, scientists have found.
Blocking the action of a gene called Sirtuin-1 reduced the symptoms of type 2 diabetes in rats, scientists have found. People with Type 2 diabetes suffer from high blood… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/gene-suppression-in-type-2-diabetes/

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