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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Tidmarsh

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This week in animal research 100715

06/07/15 A new AIDS vaccine protects Monkeys against SIV. With a 50% success rate in monkeys with SIV, the vaccine is already being trialled in humans. The researchers hope… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-100715/

#ww Buffering brains against stress

The hippocampus creates new neurones throughout our lives - so what happens if you bring "the hippocampus's production line to a screeching halt?"
The hippocampus creates new neurones throughout our lives - so what happens if you bring "the hippocampus's production line to a screeching halt?" Ed Yong explains how doing… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/ww-buffering-brains-against-stress/

Lack of omega-3 linked to mood disorders

Mice fed a diet lacking in the fatty acid omega-3 are more susceptible to mood disorders, according to new research.
Mice fed a diet lacking in the fatty acid omega-3 are more susceptible to mood disorders, according to new research. Symptoms of depression were displayed by mice fed an omega-3… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/lack-of-omega-3-linked-to-mood-disorders/

Shining a light on depressive disorders

Depression and anxiety affect a significant proportion of the British population, yet the underlying causes behind these medical disorders remain elusive.
Depression and anxiety affect a significant proportion of the British population, yet the underlying causes behind these medical disorders remain elusive. New research presented… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/shining-a-light-on-depressive-disorders/

Anti-depressant successful on stressed rats

Symptoms of depression caused by an inflammatory response could be alleviated by a new treatment, a study on rats has shown.
Symptoms of depression caused by an inflammatory response could be alleviated by a new treatment, a study on rats has shown. An estimated 15% of people in the UK will go… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/anti-depressant-successful-on-stressed-rats/

Zebrafish are good models for human disease

Recent studies show zebrafish to be a useful animal model in studying mental illness and neurological diseases.
Recent studies show zebrafish to be a useful animal model in studying mental illness and neurological diseases. Zebrafish are a tropical freshwater species used to study… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/zebrafish-are-good-models-for-human-disease/

Scientists link tumours to depression

Studies using rats have linked chemicals released by tumours with depression.
Studies using rats have linked chemicals released by tumours with depression. Cancer patients often become depressed once diagnosed. This is often put down to the psychological… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/scientists-link-tumours-to-depression/

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