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1 January 1970

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New treatment allows stronger radiotherapy

Radiotherapy is a powerful tool in treating cancer, but it is a blunt instrument.
Radiotherapy is a powerful tool in treating cancer, but it is a blunt instrument. In some cases the radiation can be as lethal as the cancer and so treatment regimes must always… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/new-treatment-allows-stronger-radiotherapy/

Less is more for common cancer treatment

A common cancer treatment has been shown to be more effective and less toxic when administered at more frequent, lower doses.
A common cancer treatment has been shown to be more effective and less toxic when administered at more frequent, lower doses. Tests using a mouse model of prostate cancer have… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/less-is-more-for-common-cancer-treatment/

Mouse model of human immune system validated

A mouse model of the human immune system has been validated by replicating the results of a recent human HIV clinical trial.
A mouse model of the human immune system has been validated by replicating the results of a recent human HIV clinical trial. A preventative HIV treatment, called tenofovir, was… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/mouse-model-of-human-immune-system-validated/

Mouse mimics childhood brain cancer

Scientists have created the first mouse model of a deadly form of childhood brain cancer.
Scientists have created the first mouse model of a deadly form of childhood brain cancer. The model will be used to further understanding of how the cancer forms and to test… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/mouse-mimics-childhood-brain-cancer/

Type 1 diabetes treated in mice

Type 1 diabetes has been treated in GM mice using antibodies.
Type 1 diabetes has been treated in GM mice using antibodies. Researchers tested the treatment using an innovative mouse model that mimics the human form of type 1 diabetes. The… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/type-1-diabetes-treated-in-mice/

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