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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Respiratory disease: asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Research with rats and dogs means asthma and COPD symptoms can be contained, if not cured.
Respiratory disease: asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) On average, 3 people die from an asthma attack in the UK every day. In 2017 (the most recent data… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/respiratory-disease-asthma-and-chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease-copd/

Video of the week - NC3Rs Dog Husbandry

Housing and husbandry of dogs
  This week we are featuring a page from the NC3Rs website that provides advice on the housing of laboratory dogs. The page includes a number of video clips, mostly with audio… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/video-of-the-week/video-of-the-week-nc3rs/

This week in animal research 070815

The latest announcements
03/08/15 The ebola vaccine VSV-EBOV has been found to be 100% safe in 7,500 people. The vaccine, which was initially tested safe and effective in primates, has now shown… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-070815/

Top ten medical inventions: Pacemakers

A short history of heart pacemakers – one of the top ten medical inventions
Pacemakers – one of the top ten medical inventions? In 1958, Arne Larsson in Sweden became the first patient to depend on an artificial cardiac pacemaker. He died in 2001 at… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/top-ten-medical-inventions-pacemakers/

Can your pet be allergic to humans ?

REFERENCES  1. https://www.canadianveterinarians.net/documents/food-allergies-in-pets 2. https://www.canadianveterinarians.net/documents/pets-can-become-allergic-to-flea-bites… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/can-your-pet-be-allergic-to-humans/

New dog-breeding facilities will improve animal welfare

I was relieved to hear yesterday that B&K will be able to go ahead with its plans to build a new dog-breeding facility at its site in East Yorkshire.  This is good news for animal… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/new-dog-breeding-facilities-will-improve-animal-welfare/

Demented dog or senile cat ?

Is your pet becoming disoriented, forgetting which doors leads to the garden, getting his old tricks wrong, sleeping at weird hours or soiling the house? Well he might be senile.… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/demented-dog-or-senile-cat/

Animal welfare and pets

Pets suffer cruelty far to often.
In my experience in engaging both the general public and school groups with how animals are used in medical research in the UK, animal welfare is at the forefront of people’s… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/staff-blog/animal-welfare-and-pets/

Blood transfusions: an animal research success story

UAR Education Officer Stuart Rogers looks at the animal research involved in the development of blood transfusions
UAR Education Officer Stuart Rogers looks at the animal research involved in the development of blood transfusions During a first aid training course I attended recently… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/staff-blog/blood-transfusions-an-animal-research-success-story/

World Blood Donor Day

Today marks World Blood Donor day, where voluntary blood donors are thanked and awareness raised about the need for blood around the world.
Today marks World Blood Donor day, where voluntary blood donors are thanked and awareness raised about the need for blood around the world. Blood transfusions are now a routine… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/world-blood-donor-day/

Animal research is leading a revolution in organ transplants, again

Around the turn of the 20th Century, two surgeons named Emerich Ullman and Alexis Carrel placed the kidney of goat into a dog.
Around the turn of the 20th Century, two surgeons named Emerich Ullman and Alexis Carrel placed the kidney of goat into a dog. To their delight, and no doubt surprise, the kidneys… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/animal-research-is-leading-a-revolution-in-organ-transplants-again/

Diabetes cured in dogs using gene therapy

Scientists have cured diabetes in a large animal for the first time using gene therapy.
Scientists have cured diabetes in a large animal for the first time using gene therapy. After a single treatment session, involving a few simple injections, the dogs recovered… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/diabetes-cured-in-dogs-using-gene-therapy/

One dog, 90 years, millions saved

Before January 1922, a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes was in effect a death sentence; many died of starvation.
Before January 1922, a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes was in effect a death sentence; many died of starvation. And before 1945 when the NHS was founded in the UK, you could only get… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/one-dog-90-years-millions-saved/

A Question of Care

From our archive - this video about the care of laboratory animals was produced by the Biomedical Research Trust in 2003.
From our archive - this video about the care of laboratory animals was produced by the Biomedical Research Trust in 2003. It features three 6th form students touring a research… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/a-question-of-care/

Artificial blood vessel success in animals

Artificial blood vessels for use in heart bypass surgery have been successfully tested in baboons and dogs.
Artificial blood vessels for use in heart bypass surgery have been successfully tested in baboons and dogs. The artificial vessels were made using smooth muscle cells grown on… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/artificial-blood-vessel-success-in-animals/

Artificial intestine reduces animal tests

An artificial human digestive system is replacing the use of animals in some tests to see how medicines are absorbed, The Times reported last week.
An artificial human digestive system is replacing the use of animals in some tests to see how medicines are absorbed, The Times reported last week. Pharmaceutical company… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/artificial-intestine-reduces-animal-tests/

Star dogs

UGUST 20, 1960: MOSCOW The Soviet Union today launched its second cosmic space ship, the Soviet news agency, Tass, said. The space ship carries animals, including two dogs.
AUGUST 20, 1960: MOSCOW The Soviet Union today launched its second cosmic space ship, the Soviet news agency, Tass, said. The space ship carries animals, including two dogs. The… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/star-dogs/

Canine cancer consortium

Two organisations have joined together to further research into canine cancer.
Two organisations have joined together to further research into canine cancer. They hope their collaboration will also provide insights into connective tissue cancers in humans.… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/canine-cancer-consortium/

Dogma would deny dogs new cancer drug

Antivivisectionists have spoken out against giving dogs with cancer a new cancer drug.
Antivivisectionists have spoken out against giving dogs with cancer a new cancer drug. Nedim Buukmichi, a vet speaking for the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection, told… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/dogma-would-deny-dogs-new-cancer-drug/

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