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This week in animal research 02/10/15

30/09/15 Stem cell trial aims to cure blindness A big story yesterday on the stem cell trial for treating age-related macular degeneration in humans. Ten patients are… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-021015/

Can your pet be allergic to humans ?

REFERENCES  1. https://www.canadianveterinarians.net/documents/food-allergies-in-pets 2. https://www.canadianveterinarians.net/documents/pets-can-become-allergic-to-flea-bites… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/can-your-pet-be-allergic-to-humans/

Gene therapy treats blindness in dogs

A common form of blindness has been successfully treated in dogs using gene therapy.
A common form of blindness has been successfully treated in dogs using gene therapy. The technique, which replaces a faulty gene with a functional one, could be used to restore… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/gene-therapy-treats-blindness-in-dogs/

Fighting cancer with cancer

An innovative new approach to fighting cancer has reduced tumour size in mice.
An innovative new approach to fighting cancer has reduced tumour size in mice. The treatment is currently undergoing human trials. Researchers designed 'cancer beads' that… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/fighting-cancer-with-cancer/

Changing nerve cells could treat spinal injury

Nerve cells made from a person's own skin suggest a novel way to treat spinal injury.
Nerve cells made from a person's own skin suggest a novel way to treat spinal injury. Spinal cord damage in rats and dogs has previously been treated using a specific type of… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/changing-nerve-cells-could-treat-spinal-injury/

Dogs knees hold sporting injury clue

Canine genetics may be able to explain why both humans and dogs develop ligament injuries.
Canine genetics may be able to explain why both humans and dogs develop ligament injuries. Scientists are appealing to owners of Newfoundland dogs to help better the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/dogs-knees-hold-sporting-injury-clue/

Blood transfusion between animals - one of science's oldest iconic papers now online

The new Trailblazing scheme from the Royal Society sheds light on some of the most iconic scientific discoveries of all time, and allows users to access digitised versions of these iconic scientific papers.
The new Trailblazing scheme from the Royal Society sheds light on some of the most iconic scientific discoveries of all time, and allows users to access digitised versions of… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/blood-transfusion-between-animals-one-of-sciences-oldest-iconic-papers-now-online/

Gene patches treat muscular dystrophy

Researchers have developed a new approach in the search for treatments for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
Researchers have developed a new approach in the search for treatments for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). Based on the principle of concealing the genetic errors that cause… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/gene-patches-treat-muscular-dystrophy/

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