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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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What do horned rabbits and dolphins have in common?

Animals research has led to vaccines against cervical cancer
If you saw rabbits running around with horns on their heads, your first reaction probably would not be to catch them, remove and grind up their horns, filter a mixture made with… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/what-do-horned-rabbits-and-dolphins-have-in-common/

Sex virus blamed for cancer rise

The UK Department of Health is being urged to review the national immunisation programme against cervical cancer, in response to a dramatic rise in throat cancer linked to oral sex.
The UK Department of Health is being urged to review the national immunisation programme against cervical cancer, in response to a dramatic rise in throat cancer linked to oral… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/sex-virus-blamed-for-cancer-rise/

Rousing research

Did you know that it is exactly 100 years since a little-known researcher called Francis Peyton Rous in New York discovered that chickens could get cancer from viruses? We didn’t think so.
Did you know that it is exactly 100 years since a little-known researcher called Francis Peyton Rous in New York discovered that chickens could get cancer from viruses? We didn’t… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/schools-education/rousing-research/

Watch and read - Where do medicines come from?

We've produced a new leaflet and accompanying video that is being distributed to GP waiting rooms throughout the UK for the next six months.
We've produced a new leaflet and accompanying video that is being distributed to GP waiting rooms throughout the UK for the next six months. This Wellcome Trust supported leaflet… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/watch-and-read-where-do-medicines-come-from/

Horse genital cancer virus identified

Scientists have discovered a virus linked to genital cancer in horses.
Scientists have discovered a virus linked to genital cancer in horses. The finding could lead to a vaccination that prevents the disease, similar to that used against human… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/horse-genital-cancer-virus-identified/

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