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1 January 1970

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Effect of breast cancer gene reversed

Scientists have identified a gene implicated in up to one fifth of breast cancers. The good news is that studies in mice seem to show a commonly-used blood pressure drug appears to reverse the effects of the gene.
Scientists have identified a gene implicated in up to one fifth of breast cancers. The good news is that studies in mice seem to show a commonly-used blood pressure drug appears to… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/effect-of-breast-cancer-gene-reversed/

Flaky tail mouse mimics eczema

Scientists have discovered a mouse which carries the genetic mutation responsible for increased susceptibility to eczema, and eczema-related asthma.
Scientists have discovered a mouse which carries the genetic mutation responsible for increased susceptibility to eczema, and eczema-related asthma. The mutation occurs in the gene… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/flaky-tail-mouse-mimics-eczema/

Antibody complex stops rejection

Scientists using mice have carried out tissue transplants without the need for life-long anti-rejection medication. After a transplant, immunosuppressants need to be administered… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/antibody-complex-stops-rejection/

Single dose may stop multiple flu strains

Scientists have developed an experimental monoclonal antibody treatment. Using the treatment, they were able to neutralise a variety  of flu germs in mice, including H5N1 avian… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/single-dose-may-stop-multiple-flu-strains/

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