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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Blood pressure medicine could treat Alzheimer’s

A medicine previously used to treat high blood pressure could now be applied to Alzheimer's disease following tests on GM mice.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/blood-pressure-medicine-could-treat-alzheimers/

Lack of omega-3 linked to mood disorders

Mice fed a diet lacking in the fatty acid omega-3 are more susceptible to mood disorders, according to new research.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/lack-of-omega-3-linked-to-mood-disorders/

Stem cells for skin repair

New treatments for chronic wounds could be developed following the discovery of stem cells that repair damaged skin tissue.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/stem-cells-for-skin-repair/

Broken sleep disrupts memory

Research on mice has shown that uninterrupted sleep is vital for memory consolidation.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/broken-sleep-disrupts-memory/

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/

Alzheimer’s blocked in mice by gene deletion

Scientists have identified a gene that when deleted can prevent the build up of the toxic plaques that are the hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/alzheimers-blocked-in-mice-by-gene-deletion/

New malaria medicine developed in mice

An experimental compound has proved highly effective at preventing malaria in laboratory tests using mice.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/new-malaria-medicine-developed-in-mice/

This Week In Animal Research: 7th-13th June

Suncream may delay the onset of melanoma, but it cannot completely prevent it according to new research using mice.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-7th-13th-june/

Pioneers of stem cell research in animals win 'pre-Nobel'

The 2009 Albert Lasker basic medical research prize has just gone to stem cell pioneers John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka for their work using frogs and mice.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/pioneers-of-stem-cell-research-in-animals-win-pre-nobel/

Lung tumour treatment shows promise

Researchers have discovered a new medicine which is able to stop lung tumours from growing in mice, even eliminating them altogether in half of all cases.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/lung-tumour-treatment-shows-promise/

Exercise boosts brain power

Running a few days a week can stimulate the brain to grow new cells, research on mice has revealed.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/exercise-boosts-brain-power/

Scar tissue process revealed

Research on mice has revealed the process which limits the accumulation of excessive scar tissue.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/scar-tissue-process-revealed/

Monkeys survive lethal Ebola and Marbug

Monkeys treated with a therapy that targets specific viral genes survived deadly Ebola and Marbug infections, a new study reports.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/monkeys-survive-lethal-ebola-and-marbug/

Mechanism behind autism uncovered

Nerve cells that are unable to communicate effectively may be responsible for autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), according to new research on mice.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/mechanism-behind-autism-uncovered/

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