1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Scrase
Using mainly male mice in drug trials can be problem for women health.
Where are the female mice?
The female presence in labs is completely under-represented, and I'm not talking about humans here, but mice. The most used animal model in… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/why-we-need-female-mice-in-drug-trials/
Dog model for brain cancer
Gene-edited cattle produce no horns Nearly 80% of U.S. dairy cows have their horns removed each year to protect their handlers and fellow cattle. But the practice, which is… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-13-may/
Three cancers, two dementias and xenotransplants
Implantable Device Attracts and captures cancer cells in mice
Researchers at the University of Michigan have created an implantable cancer detector which… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-240915/
Following drug delivery trials on sheep and mice some patients suffering from cystic fibrosis have received a novel treatment for their condition.
A therapy that replaces the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/cystic-fibrosis-gene-therapy-works/
A new video from the US Foundation for Biomedical Research.
The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR), to an extent our our counterparts in the United States, have just release a new video. Hear from some of their country’s leading… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/why-animals-are-needed-in-research/
Scientists have created a mouse model of the most common type of paediatric brain cancer.
Scientists have created a mouse model of the most common type of paediatric brain cancer. The model has furthered understanding of the cause of the cancer and can be used to test… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/mouse-mimics-another-childhood-brain-cancer/