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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Nearly £1 million towards replacing cancer tests

Scientists have been awarded nearly £1 million to develop new test methods that should substantially reduce the numbers of animals used for testing chemicals which may cause cancer.
Scientists have been awarded nearly £1 million to develop new test methods that should substantially reduce the numbers of animals used for testing chemicals which may cause… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/nearly-1-million-towards-replacing-cancer-tests/

Stem cell treatment for stroke trial

A treatment developed in rats and mice has been shown to be safe in the first ever human trial of stem cell treatment for stroke victims.
A treatment developed in rats and mice has been shown to be safe in the first ever human trial of stem cell treatment for stroke victims. In the trial, three patients were given… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/stem-cell-treatment-for-stroke-trial/

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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