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Breakthrough could end animal testing in carcinogen research
3 years ago

Breakthrough could end animal testing in carcinogen research

Animal testing has been at the heart of chemical safety assessments since the 1970s. Looking at the most recent figures, in 2011, more than a million animals were used to test whether …
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Why computer simulations should replace animal testing for heart drugs
4 years ago

Why computer simulations should replace animal testing for heart drugs

Safety is imperative before new medicines are given to patients – which is why drugs are tested on millions of animals worldwide each year to detect possible risks and side …
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Of mice and men: why animal trial results don’t always translate to humans
4 years ago

Of mice and men: why animal trial results don’t always translate to humans

Throughout the era of modern medicine, animals have been used extensively to develop and test therapies before they are tested in humans. Virtually every medical therapy in use today – …
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Why worms and fish are good models for epilepsy
4 years ago

Why worms and fish are good models for epilepsy

Epilepsy is the most common neurological disorder in the UK – about 600,000 people have the condition. Unfortunately, for a third of those people, there are no effective treatments. But …
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