Tagged results for Animal research
Beagle breeding planning appeal fails
On Thursday 26 January, we learned that Communities Secretary Eric Pickles had agreed with the recommendations of a planning appeal inspector and dismissed the planning appeal by B&K animal breeders in East Yorkshire.
Cancer treatment targets tumour growth protein
A chemical tested in mice, cell cultures and human biopsies has proved highly effective in preventing the growth of tumours.
Tuning the immune system reverses MS
Scientists have found a way to reverse the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis (MS) in mice.
Weight loss treatment works in obese monkeys
Researchers have shown that a new compound can significantly reduce the weight of monkeys by destroying blood vessels that feed fatty tissue.
GM cells cure anaemia in mice
Mice have been cured of anaemia by an injection of genetically engineered cells that, when injected underneath the skin, formed blood vessels that secreted a hormone called erythropoietin.
New antibody protects monkeys from deadly Hendra virus
Squamous cell skin carcinoma is the second most common skin cancer after melanomas, affecting approximately 10,000 people in the UK each year.
Enzyme linked to miscarriages and infertility
Studies of patient tissue and experiments using mice have linked a specific enzyme to both infertility and miscarriage.
Sickle-cell anaemia treated in mice
Researchers have shown that they can treat sickle-cell anaemia in mice by switching on a haemoglobin gene usually only active before birth.
Of mice and men - new video
Watch the 'Of Mice and Men' videos to see how GM mice are used to study human disease.