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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Respiratory disease: asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Research with rats and dogs means asthma and COPD symptoms can be contained, if not cured.
Respiratory disease: asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) On average, 3 people die from an asthma attack in the UK every day. In 2017 (the most recent data… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/respiratory-disease-asthma-and-chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease-copd/

This week in animal research 09/09/16

New anti-malarial drug?
Scientists say they have found a new compound that stops malaria in animal studies with a single, low dose. Tests in mice showed the one-off treatment prevented infection for… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-090916/

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/

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/

Can your pet be allergic to humans ?

REFERENCES  1. https://www.canadianveterinarians.net/documents/food-allergies-in-pets 2. https://www.canadianveterinarians.net/documents/pets-can-become-allergic-to-flea-bites… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/can-your-pet-be-allergic-to-humans/

UAR makes a Big Bang

UAR teamed up with the Y Touring Company this month for a series of workshops about the use of animals in research at this year's Big Bang Science Fair held at London's Excel Centre.
UAR teamed up with the Y Touring Company this month for a series of workshops about the use of animals in research at this year's Big Bang Science Fair held at London's Excel… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/schools-education/uar-makes-a-big-bang/

Childhood flu may protect against asthma

Exposure to bacteria or viruses as child could reduce your chances of contracting asthma, according to new research on mice.
Exposure to bacteria or viruses as child could reduce your chances of contracting asthma, according to new research on mice. Baby mice infected with influenza virus were… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/childhood-flu-may-protect-against-asthma/

New treatment targets source of asthma

Lowering the production of specific immune cells could prevent asthma attacks, research on mice shows.
Lowering the production of specific immune cells could prevent asthma attacks, research on mice shows. Asthma attacks occur when the body overreacts to an infection, causing an… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/new-treatment-targets-source-of-asthma/

Schools drama released on DVD

Every Breath, an award-winning drama-based set of teaching resources from Y Touring Theatre Company is now available on DVD, free to schools.
Every Breath, an award-winning drama-based set of teaching resources from Y Touring Theatre Company is now available on DVD, free to schools.  Writer Judith Johnson explores the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/schools-education/schools-drama-released-on-dvd/

Flaky tail mouse mimics eczema

Scientists have discovered a mouse which carries the genetic mutation responsible for increased susceptibility to eczema, and eczema-related asthma.
Scientists have discovered a mouse which carries the genetic mutation responsible for increased susceptibility to eczema, and eczema-related asthma. The mutation occurs in the gene… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/flaky-tail-mouse-mimics-eczema/

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