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Ten years of research with mice

Some highlights from a decade of research with mice
10 years of research in mice Understanding Animal Research turned ten this year. During that ten years mice have been the main research animal helping man understand… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/ten-years-of-research-with-mice/

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Films of women in science
On 11 February, the United Nations, partners worldwide, women and girls will mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Why does it matter? Joint statement In a… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/international-day-of-women-and-girls-in-science/

Recent advances in cancer research

Immunotherapy, mice and treatment
Recent advances in cancer research   Cancer occurs when abnormal cells divide in an uncontrolled way. Some cancers may eventually spread into other tissues. There are more… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/recent-advances-in-cancer-research/

This week in animal research 02/12/16

Parkinson's disease 'may start in gut'
Parkinson's disease 'may start in gut' The big story of the week - scientists in California say they have transformed understanding of Parkinson's disease. Their animal… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-021216/

This week in animal research 04/11/16

Protein speeds spinal repair in zebrafish Mammals are not capable of regenerating complex nervous tissue after a severe spinal cord injury, which can often be fatal or… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-041116/

This week in animal research 23 September 2016

Spanish concordat Ninety research centers, universities, scientific societies, and companies around Spain have adopted a set of standards, launched yesterday by the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-23-september-16/

This week in animal research 16/09/16

For and against primate research arguments in the press
Primates in Research – Responding to Attenborough   David Attenborough has been criticised for his support of CFI's campaign against the use of primates in neuroscience. The… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/this-week-in-animal-research-160916/

This week in animal research 08/07/16

Mapping early development in mice
New anti-viral drug trial against Ebola Following trials in monkeys and safety testing in humans another anti-viral enters trials. The 2014 outbreak of Ebola virus… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-080716/

This week in animal research 01 July 2016

20 years since Dolly the Cloned Sheep
Dolly at 20: The inside story on the world’s most famous sheep From incubation in a bra to an afterlife under glass, how a cloned sheep attained celebrity status.… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-27-01-july-2016/

This week in animal research 10 June 2016

Human organs in pigs, herpes causing constipation
Scientists create human-pig embryo to overcome worldwide shortage of transplant organs A team of scientists from the University of California have created a technique to… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-10-june-2016/

This week in animal research 22/04/16

Weekly round up: minor miracles with mice
22/04: Brain tumour gene switched off in mice A gene known as OSMR plays a key role in driving the growth of glioblastoma tumors, according to a new study led by a McGill… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-220416/

This week in animal research 180615

Malaria, self-awareness, nightingale song
15/06/15 Juvenile camels, aged less than four, may be a ‘key source’ of Mers. A study looking at Mers infections in dromedary camels found that 90% of animal became… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-180615/

World Day for Animals in Laboratories

140 years of animal welfare improvements
World Day for Animals in Laboratories – 140 years of animal welfare improvements On World Day for Animals in Laboratories (24th April), we should celebrate the major milestones… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/world-day-for-animals-in-laboratories/

Sixty years of the polio 'miracle' vaccine

In 1955 the Salk polio vaccine was licensed in the US. Polio cases have dropped from 450,000 then to 450 now.
Poliomyelitis is a virus that has infected humans since the earliest of times – sometimes causing permanent paralysis. It mainly affects children under the age of five.  … http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/video-of-the-week/sixty-years-of-the-polio-miracle-vaccine/

We need more furry females in medical research

Male only medical trials can endanger females
On Sunday, it is International Women’s day, an opportunity to remember and claim loud and clear that women need equal rights to men. But there is often a female injustice that… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/we-need-more-furry-females-in-medical-research/

This week in animal research: w/e 12 December

Malaria 'cured' in mice is the story of the week.
12/12/14 Size matters, well in the case of zebra finch sperm it does. Zebra finch males with longer sperm fertilize more eggs, and farther more chicks, than males with… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-we-12-december/

Health in old-age

UAR science writer Mia Rozenbaum reviews recent research into ageing and how it might be avoided.
UAR science writer Mia Rozenbaum reviews recent research into ageing and how it might be avoided. Over the last month, quite a few studies have been published regarding the issue… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/staff-blog/health-in-old-age/

Diabetes treated in mice with cell transplant

Twenty three years ago Doug Melton’s infant son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Doug then dedicated his career to finding a cure for the disease and is now almost at the point… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/diabetes-treated-in-mice-with-cell-transplant/

This Week in Animal Research: 14th-19th June

A drug developed a century ago to treat African sleeping sickness has eliminated the symptoms of autism from adult mice with an experimental form of the disorder.
A drug developed a century ago to treat African sleeping sickness has eliminated the symptoms of autism from adult mice with an experimental form of the disorder. Suramin blocks… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-14th-19th-june/

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.
Suncream may delay the onset of melanoma, but it cannot completely prevent it according to new research using mice. Mice predisposed to melanoma and coated in SPF 50 sun cream… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-7th-13th-june/

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