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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/

Cancer risk increased by bacterial infection

Long-lasting inflammation, such as that caused by persistent bacterial infections, is estimated to account for up to 16% of cancers worldwide.
Long-lasting inflammation, such as that caused by persistent bacterial infections, is estimated to account for up to 16% of cancers worldwide. By studying stomach infection in… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/cancer-risk-increased-by-bacterial-infection/

Armadillos infect humans with leprosy

Armadillos can infect humans with leprosy, according to a new study comparing the disease in US patients and armadillos.
Armadillos can infect humans with leprosy, according to a new study comparing the disease in US patients and armadillos. Leprosy is a chronic bacteria disease that causes… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/armadillos-infect-humans-with-leprosy/

Gut bacteria may trigger arthritis

A novel study has uncovered a link between stomach bacteria and the development of rheumatoid arthritis in mice.
A novel study has uncovered a link between stomach bacteria and the development of rheumatoid arthritis in mice. A team of scientists raised a group of mice in a germ-free… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/gut-bacteria-may-trigger-arthritis/

How infection can lead to psychiatric problems

Scientists using mice have discovered how early exposure to a common type of bacterium can lead to psychiatric disorders.
Scientists using mice have discovered how early exposure to a common type of bacterium can lead to psychiatric disorders. PANDAS (Paediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/how-infection-can-lead-to-psychiatric-problems/

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