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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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New MS treatment for spinal cord injury?

Researchers have made a step forward in treating nerve cells damaged in spinal cord injuries, using guinea pig tissues.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/new-ms-treatment-for-spinal-cord-injury/

Ferrets, flu, fish and pharmaceuticals

Grants worth £4 million have just been announced for 13 science projects that aim to minimise the use of laboratory animals and improve their welfare.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/ferrets-flu-fish-and-pharmaceuticals/

Multiple sclerosis reversed in mice

The process of nerve cell degeneration in multiple sclerosis (MS) can be reversed, according to new research in mice.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/multiple-sclerosis-reversed-in-mice/

New hope for MS

Unlocking a key messenger protein in the body’s defences could be a first step to new treatments for multiple sclerosis (MS) and other autoimmune diseases, suggest studies in mice with a form of the disease.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/new-hope-for-ms/

Mouse stem cells guided to become neuron-protecting cells

Scientists have successfully guided mouse stem cells to become specialised cells that build a protective coat around neurons.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/mouse-stem-cells-guided-to-become-neuron-protecting-cells/

Tuning the immune system reverses MS

Scientists have found a way to reverse the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis (MS) in mice.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/tuning-the-immune-system-reverses-ms/

Stem cells win prizes

Liver cells that mimic inherited liver diseases, produced from human skin cells, may offer the chance to regenerate damaged tissues and organs.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/stem-cells-win-prizes/

Chemical treats multiple sclerosis

Scientists have isolated the chemical responsible for the treatment of multiple sclerosis in mice using stem cells and uncovered the mechanism through which it acts.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/chemical-treats-multiple-sclerosis/

Parkinson drug for multiple sclerosis?

A drug currently used to treat Parkinson’s disease can repair the nerve damage caused by multiple sclerosis, research using rats and mice has shown.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/parkinson-drug-for-multiple-sclerosis/

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