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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Plastic antibodies attack bee stings

Immune system molecules made from plastic have functioned successfully in the first tests involving mice.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/plastic-antibodies-attack-bee-stings/

Sticky antibodies prevent onset of vCJD

Antibodies able to bind to a protein in the brain show promise in mice for preventing fatal prion diseases like vCJD (variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease).
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/sticky-antibodies-prevent-onset-of-vcjd/

Why are we still waiting for a cure?

The latest post in the UAR staff blog series is written by our Science Writer, Dr Ian Le Guillou, who takes a look back on the progress made in treating cancer and the different tools doctors have at their disposal.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/staff-blog/why-are-we-still-waiting-for-a-cure/

How infection can lead to psychiatric problems

Scientists using mice have discovered how early exposure to a common type of bacterium can lead to psychiatric disorders.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/how-infection-can-lead-to-psychiatric-problems/

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