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This week in animal research 18/03/16

Reversing cancer in frogs
Healthy bones returned in mice with age-related osteoporosis after stem cell treatment Researchers at the University of Toronto have restored osteoporotic bone to healthy,… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/this-week-in-animal-research-180316/

Space mice

A group of mice have returned to Earth after a record-breaking 91-day mission.
A group of mice have returned to Earth after a record-breaking 91-day mission. They were part of a project to learn more about the deterioration of bone in zero gravity, but the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/space-mice/

Street-smart insulin

Mouse research has revealed a link between bone remodelling, blood sugar and diabetes.
Mouse research has revealed a link between bone remodelling, blood sugar and diabetes. This has implications for people with type 2 diabetes and with osteoporosis. The natural… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/street-smart-insulin/

Hormone injection fights bone death

Bone death, a side effect of steroid medication, could be prevented according to new studies using rabbits.
Bone death, a side effect of steroid medication, could be prevented according to new studies using rabbits. Patients receiving the steroid depomedrol, which is used to treat… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/hormone-injection-fights-bone-death/

Osteoporosis 'pill' success

Taking a special ‘bone pill' could be the key to healing brittle bones, research on mice has shown.
Taking a special ‘bone pill' could be the key to healing brittle bones, research on mice has shown. Osteoporosis is a condition where bones become thin and weakened. Living… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/osteoporosis-pill-success/

Longer, healthier lives for mice

Scientists have extended the lifespan of mice by manipulating their genomes.
Scientists have extended the lifespan of mice by manipulating their genomes. The team found that by genetically blocking the production of a protein called S6 Kinase 1 (S6K1)… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/longer-healthier-lives-for-mice/

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