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This week in animal research 02/12/16

Parkinson's disease 'may start in gut'
Parkinson's disease 'may start in gut' The big story of the week - scientists in California say they have transformed understanding of Parkinson's disease. Their animal… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-021216/

This week in animal research 29/01/16

In vitro screening et al
25/01: Human ear grown on the back of a rat Japanese scientists have grown a human ear on the back of a rat in order to help children born with facial abnormalities and… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-290116/

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/

This Week in Animal Research 5th-11th July

The notion that, for a very small number of people, it is possible to be obese but healthy has been explored using genetically modified mice.
The notion that, for a very small number of people, it is possible to be obese but healthy has been explored using genetically modified mice. The researchers used human subjects… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-5th-11th-july/

This Week in Animal Research: 14th-19th June

A drug developed a century ago to treat African sleeping sickness has eliminated the symptoms of autism from adult mice with an experimental form of the disorder.
A drug developed a century ago to treat African sleeping sickness has eliminated the symptoms of autism from adult mice with an experimental form of the disorder. Suramin blocks… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-14th-19th-june/

A new way to prevent transplant rejection

For more than 50 years doctors have been using immune-suppressants to prevent organ rejection following transplant operations.
For more than 50 years doctors have been using immune-suppressants to prevent organ rejection following transplant operations. But a new technique recently reported could signal a… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/a-new-way-to-prevent-transplant-rejection/

Newly identified naturally occurring hormone could treat diabetes

Experiments in mice have identified a hormone that could stop and even reverse the onset of diabetes.
Experiments in mice have identified a hormone that could stop and even reverse the onset of diabetes. The hormone, which is also found in humans, increases the number of… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/newly-identified-naturally-occurring-hormone-could-treat-diabetes/

Diabetes cured in dogs using gene therapy

Scientists have cured diabetes in a large animal for the first time using gene therapy.
Scientists have cured diabetes in a large animal for the first time using gene therapy. After a single treatment session, involving a few simple injections, the dogs recovered… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/diabetes-cured-in-dogs-using-gene-therapy/

In diabetes, beta-cells don’t die, they regress

New experiments in mice are challenging the mainstream-view that the death of beta-cells in the pancreas is the cause of diabetes.
New experiments in mice are challenging the mainstream-view that the death of beta-cells in the pancreas is the cause of diabetes. The new findings suggest that the cells, which… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/in-diabetes-beta-cells-dont-die-they-regress/

Stem cell therapy for Type 1 diabetes a step closer

Mice with Type1 diabetes have effectively been cured using human embryonic stem cells.
Mice with Type1 diabetes have effectively been cured using human embryonic stem cells. Scientists successfully transformed the stem cells into pre-pancreatic cells. They were then… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/stem-cell-therapy-for-type-1-diabetes-a-step-closer/

Type 1 diabetes reversed in mice

A new treatment can reverse late-stage Type 1 diabetes in mice, research has shown.
A new treatment can reverse late-stage Type 1 diabetes in mice, research has shown. The therapy reprograms the immune system and then promotes the growth of healthy… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/type-1-diabetes-reversed-in-mice/

Fat cells reprogrammed to burn energy

Scientists have found a 'molecular switch' that turns fat cells from energy-storing cells into energy-burning cells.
Scientists have found a 'molecular switch' that turns fat cells from energy-storing cells into energy-burning cells. The team made the discovery while investigating how a common… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/fat-cells-reprogrammed-to-burn-energy/

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/

NEW leaflets available now!

UAR's popular A5 leaflets have been revised and are now available in print. The five titles are...
UAR's popular A5 leaflets have been revised and are now available in print. The five titles are: Why Do We Use Animals in Medical Research? Animal Research Benefits Us - and… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/new-leaflets-available-now/

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/

#WW award for NC3Rs review

Our Wedneday Winner today is the NC3Rs for producing a really clear, accessible and comprehensive review of the work it funds.
Our Wedneday Winner today is the NC3Rs for producing a really clear, accessible and comprehensive review of the work it funds. Packed with 14 interesting case studies, this is a… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/ww-award-for-nc3rs-review/

Cancer inducing protein protects against diabetes

Scientists have uncovered an intriguing signalling pathway linking cancer and diabetes.
Scientists have uncovered an intriguing signalling pathway linking cancer and diabetes. Mice with higher levels of the cancer-causing Lin 28 proteins are protected from diabetes… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/cancer-inducing-protein-protects-against-diabetes/

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/

New mechanism links type-2 diabetes to obesity

Scientists have discovered a mechanism linking type-2 diabetes to obesity.
Scientists have discovered a mechanism linking type-2 diabetes to obesity. Understanding the mechanism could lead to new treatments for the condition. Type-2 diabetes affects 2.8… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/new-mechanism-links-type-2-diabetes-to-obesity/

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