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1 January 1970

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Chemical in apple peel strengthens muscle

An apple a day really does keep the doctor away according to a new study in mice.
An apple a day really does keep the doctor away according to a new study in mice. A constituent of apple peel called ursolic acid has been found to reduce muscle wasting, also… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/chemical-in-apple-peel-strengthens-muscle/

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/

Stem cells combat muscular dystrophy

A new mouse model of muscular dystrophy has found that stem cells play an important role in this genetic disease.
A new mouse model of muscular dystrophy has found that stem cells play an important role in this genetic disease. Sufferers of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, the most common form… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/stem-cells-combat-muscular-dystrophy/

Mice muscles controlled by light

How do you re-animate paralysed limbs? A new approach being trialled on genetically modified mice uses flashes of light.
How do you re-animate paralysed limbs? A new approach being trialled on genetically modified mice uses flashes of light. The modified mice contain a protein from green algae… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/mice-muscles-controlled-by-light/

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