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1 January 1970

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Tremors caused by spinal malfunction

The mechanism which causes severe tremors in people with Parkinson's disease could be controlled through the spine, research on monkeys suggests.
TThe mechanism which causes severe tremors in people with Parkinson's disease could be controlled through the spine, research on monkeys suggests. Scientist know that mild… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/tremors-caused-by-spinal-malfunction/

Skin cells to brain cells for better treatments

Skin cells have been transformed directly into functioning brain cells for the first time in a new study using mice.
Skin cells have been transformed directly into functioning brain cells for the first time in a new study using mice. Previously scientists believed that adult cells first… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/skin-cells-to-brain-cells-for-better-treatments/

Double bill in The Times for animal research

Most recently the Sunday Times cover piece last weekend took an in depth look at what goes on in animal labs in the UK, and the issues behind the research.
It's been a double bill of engaging content on animal research from The Times and Sunday Times over the past week. Most recently the Sunday Times cover piece last weekend took… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/double-bill-in-the-times-for-animal-research/

Stomach hormone protects against Parkinson’s disease

A study involving mice has revealed that a hormone originating in the stomach has a new use in boosting resistance to Parkinson's disease.
A study involving mice has revealed that a hormone originating in the stomach has a new use in boosting resistance to Parkinson's disease. Ghrelin, the hormone produced in the… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/stomach-hormone-protects-against-parkinsons-disease/

Gene therapy treats Parkinson’s tremors

Researchers have used gene therapy to correct movement problems in macaque monkeys with Parkinson’s symptoms.
Researchers have used gene therapy to correct movement problems in macaque monkeys with Parkinson’s symptoms. The problem with current treatments for Parkinson’s disease is that… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/gene-therapy-treats-parkinsons-tremors/

Cholesterol beneficial to brain cell development

Researchers have discovered that a derivative of cholesterol is necessary for forming brain cells.
Researchers have discovered that a derivative of cholesterol is necessary for forming brain cells. The researchers studied the development of dopamine-producing (DA) neurons in… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/cholesterol-beneficial-to-brain-cell-development/

GM mice get Parkinson's disease

Researchers have created a GM mouse that develops Parkinson's disease.
Researchers have created a GM mouse that develops Parkinson's disease. This mouse will allow them to study progression of the disease and test new treatments without extensive use… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/gm-mice-get-parkinsons-disease/

Spinal implant relieves Parkinson's in rodents

Researchers have found that an electrical current, delivered through an implant in the spinal chord, can aid movement in rodents showing Parkinson’s symptoms.
Researchers have found that an electrical current, delivered through an implant in the spinal chord, can aid movement in rodents showing Parkinson’s symptoms. The study is based… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/spinal-implant-relieves-parkinsons-in-rodents/

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