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This Week in Animal Research 28th June-4th July

Researchers at the University of Toronto believe they have found the reason that we cannot remember the first few years of childhood, Brains of babies have an increased rate of new cell creation which may cause this "infantile amnesia". The study found th…
Researchers at the University of Toronto believe they have found the reason that we cannot remember the first few years of childhood, Brains of babies have an increased rate of… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-28th-june-4th-july/

Transplant stories

Transplants get rejected, sometimes quickly and sometimes slowly.
Transplants get rejected, sometimes quickly and sometimes slowly. The impact of kidney transplantation on the quality of life of a person who could only otherwise survive on… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/transplant-stories/

Gene therapy repairs damaged lungs

Using outside-the-body gene therapy in pig and human lungs, researchers have repaired donated organs that were deemed too damaged to transplant.
Using outside-the-body gene therapy in pig and human lungs, researchers have repaired donated organs that were deemed too damaged to transplant. Many lungs harvested from… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/gene-therapy-repairs-damaged-lungs/

Longer life for donated hearts

A discovery in pigs could increase the number of transplants that can be performed.
A discovery in pigs could increase the number of transplants that can be performed. Researchers have developed a cocktail of drugs that doubles the time a donated heart is viable… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/longer-life-for-donated-hearts/

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