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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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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.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/key-protein-in-obesity-related-diseases/

How broccoli protects arteries

Researchers have discovered one reason why broccoli and other green leafy vegetables are definitely good for you.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/how-broccoli-protects-arteries/

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.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/childhood-diabetes-food-sweetener-link/

Gel may help heart disease patients

A gel made of compounds found naturally in the body could be used to grow new blood vessels, research on rats has shown.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/gel-may-help-heart-disease-patients/

Why do charities fund animal research?

The animal rights group Animal Aid has launched a campaign against medical research charities who fund animal research.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/antivivisection-extremism/why-do-charities-fund-animal-research/

Mice show link between psoriasis and heart disease

For many years doctors have observed a link between the skin condition psoriasis and cardiovascular disease, but how the two could be linked has remained a mystery.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/mice-show-link-between-psoriasis-and-heart-disease/

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.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-14th-19th-june/

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