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This week in animal research 02/10/15

30/09/15 Stem cell trial aims to cure blindness A big story yesterday on the stem cell trial for treating age-related macular degeneration in humans. Ten patients are… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-021015/

Weight loss treatment works in obese monkeys

Researchers have shown that a new compound can significantly reduce the weight of monkeys by destroying blood vessels that feed fatty tissue.
Researchers have shown that a new compound can significantly reduce the weight of monkeys by destroying blood vessels that feed fatty tissue. The findings pave the way for the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/weight-loss-treatment-works-in-obese-monkeys/

Obese mice fed artifical enzyme live longer

A new artificial enzyme(SRT1720) has been found to increase the lifespan of obese mice.
A new artificial enzyme(SRT1720) has been found to increase the lifespan of obese mice. The study also found that health factors linked to a fatty diet, such as liver disease and… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/obese-mice-fed-artifical-enzyme-live-longer/

Scientists create 'couch potato' mouse

By removing a protein that muscles use to convert fuel into energy, the researchers produced a mouse with normal body weight but which did not have enough energy to exercise.
By removing a protein that muscles use to convert fuel into energy, the researchers produced a mouse with normal body weight but which did not have enough energy to exercise.… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/scientists-create-couch-potato-mouse/

Compound controls weight and blood sugar

A new compound has been designed that controls weight and blood sugar in mice, raising the prospect of a treatment for sufferers of obesity and diabetes.
A new compound has been designed that controls weight and blood sugar in mice, raising the prospect of a treatment for sufferers of obesity and diabetes. Researchers injected… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/compound-controls-weight-and-blood-sugar/

‘Fat gene’ causes overeating in mice

A ‘fat gene' has been found to cause overeating in GM mice.
A ‘fat gene' has been found to cause overeating in GM mice. The research may lead to an anti-obesity medicine that dampens appetite by reducing the activity of this gene.… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/fat-gene-causes-overeating-in-mice/

Childhood diabetes, food sweetener link

A new study has shown that the food sweetener fructose can cause dangerous body fat deposits and trigger diabetes and heart disease in humans.
A new study has shown that the food sweetener fructose can cause dangerous body fat deposits and trigger diabetes and heart disease in humans. Initial research in rats showing… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/childhood-diabetes-food-sweetener-link/

Damaging effects of fat reversed

Researchers have long known that overweight people are more likely to develop conditions such as diabetes and heart disease.
Researchers have long known that overweight people are more likely to develop conditions such as diabetes and heart disease. In a new study researchers have uncovered evidence to… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/damaging-effects-of-fat-reversed/

Key protein in obesity related diseases

It is well known that obesity can lead to health problems such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and it is thought that this is due to low-grade inflammation.
It is well known that obesity can lead to health problems such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and it is thought that this is due to low-grade inflammation. Scientists… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/key-protein-in-obesity-related-diseases/

Fat busting pill?

An artificial hormone has reduced body weight and fat mass in mice, and fast.
An artificial hormone has reduced body weight and fat mass in mice, and fast. Previous studies suggest that single treatments for obesity cannot reduce weight by more than… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/fat-busting-pill/

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