Animal Research in the News

 

Multiple Sclerosis News Today – January 18, 2018 – Mouse study links excessive salt consumption to cognitive impairment and MS
Augusta Free Press
– January 18, 2018 – Funding approved for studies on cancer therapy includes veterinary school, animal research
The Daily Telegraph
– January 18, 2018 – Research in animals suggests drug used for multiple sclerosis can slow motor neuron disease
University of Illinois
– January 17, 2018 – Study with piglets suggests prebiotics in infant formula can improve learning, memory
Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP)
– January 17, 2018 – Novel ebola vaccine proven effective in primates
American Veterinarian
– January 17, 2018 – Why are dogs such a good model for studying cancer? 
National Institutes of Health
– January 17, 2018 – Mouse study helps to unravel the biocircuitry of obesity
Nature
– January 17, 2018 – Zika virus infection in pregnant rhesus macaques causes placental dysfunction, immunopathology
Nature
– January 17, 2018 – Pioneering therapy regenerates lens in human eye; primate research in China sped up its development
The Scientist
– January 16, 2018 – Labeling drugs developed via animal research may increase appreciation for studies with animals
88.5 WWFD
– January 16, 2018 – Researchers win grant to study alcohol addiction in animal models
Science Newsline
– January 15, 2018 – Researchers map all cells within a microcircuit of the mouse brain that processes smell  
Healio
– January 13, 2018 – Animal models play important role in development of next-stage pertussis vaccine
Futurity
– January 12, 2018 – In mice, drug reduces symptoms–neurological deficits–caused by West Nile virus 
Nature
– January 12, 2018 – Robotic stimulus used to precipitate two-way interaction between zebrafish and robot
Psych Central
– January 12, 2018 – Mouse study shows how stress can make you sick
American Association for the Advancement of Science
– Jan. 11, 2018 – Findings show how animals sense location of others nearby 
Dutch News
– January 11, 2018 – Researchers study wild starlings in experiments about sleeplessness
University of Wisconsin – Madison
– January 11, 2018 – New mouse models for Rett syndrome may offer path to treatment
Salk Institute
– January 10, 2018 – Scientists compare astrocytes (cells in brain and spinal cord) in young mice vs. elderly mice 
The Washington Post
– January 10, 2018 – In human and animal studies, Ibuprofin linked to issues with male hormones
GEN
– January 10, 2018 – Novel system used to image fat cells may lead to new treatments for obesity, per mouse study
Brisbane Times
– January 10, 2018 – In mice, researchers test device made with spider silk that could replace insulin injections
UCLA Newsroom
– January 9, 2018 – Effects of estrogen treatment combat multiple sclerosis in mice
Technology Networks
– January 9, 2018 – In mice, scientists find molecule that could revert cellular aging
Nature
– January 9, 2018 – In pigs, researchers successfully test once-weekly HIV drug delivery system
Health Canal
– January 9, 2018 – In mouse study, researchers discover how gut bacteria affects the genome
National Geographic
– January 8, 2018 – Study finds noise pollution is harmful for birds
New Scientist
– January 8, 2018 – Freeze-dried valves used in animal heart surgery for the first time
Healthy Pets
– January 7, 2018 – Veterinary researchers warn against potential of vitamin D overdose 
Science Alert
– January 6, 2018 – Human study confirms results of mouse study showing the transneuronal spread of Alzheimer’s
Psychology Today
– January 6, 2018 – Psychology professor argues that research suggests animals can commit suicide
Endocrine Society
– Jan 6, 2018 – Clinical studies + animal, cellular, & biochemical research links birth control shot to increased HIV risk
ET Health
– January 5, 2018 – New approach to treating X-linked disorders (like Rett syndrome) tested in mouse cells
New Atlas
– January 4, 2018 – New technology allows scientists to locate bacteria in the guts of mice
American Veterinarian
– January 4, 2018 – Veterinary researchers study phantom pain in dogs with amputated limbs 
Seeker
– January 4, 2018 – Rodent studies show promise for bone glue to reverse osteoporosis  
Hippocratic Post
– January 4, 2018 – Vet school earns award from European Commission to study zoonoses in animals and humans
Children’s Hospital Pittsburgh
– January 4, 2018 – Gene therapy reverses autoimmune diabetes in mice
Newsmax Health
– January 4, 2018 – In laboratory mice, alcohol damages stem cell DNA, thereby raising cancer risk
University of Arkansas
– January 4, 2018 – Poultry scientist studies chickens for clues about obesity in humans
Nature
– January 4, 2018 – In mice, researchers show sleeping sickness is a circadian disorder
Science Newsline
– January 4, 2018 – In monkeys, researchers find clues to AIDS resistance in Sooty Mangabey genome
Daily Mail
– January 3, 2018 – Mouse study finds low-pitched noises may curb dementia by shrinking toxic clusters in the brain
Arizona State University
– January 3, 2018 – ASU awarded a grant to study preventative cancer vaccine for dogs
Baylor College of Medicine
– January 3, 2018 – In animal models, dietary sugar linked to bacterial epidemics
Johns Hopkins University
– January 3, 2018 – Rare genetic variation may be linked to schizophrenia, per mouse study
IT and Us
– January 3, 2018 – Device tested on rodents may alleviate symptoms of Tinnitus 
MD Magazine
– January 3, 2018 – Monkey study shows modified T-cells may fight HIV; yield approach to finding lifetime immunity
American Veterinarian
– January 3, 2018 – What’s causing alopecia in Pomeranians? 
Psych Central
– January 2, 2018 – Mouse study aids in understanding of mixed results of antidepressant use
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
– January 2, 2018 – In animal models, diabetes drug sensitizes cancer cells to chemotherapy agents
FA News
– January 2, 2018 – Symptoms of Friedreich’s Ataxia reversed in a new mouse model
Medical Xpress
– January 2, 2018 – Hairy skin grown from mouse stem cells
STAT
– January 2, 2018 – He makes tadpoles with eyes on their tails. Could that help solve birth defects in humans? 
Daily Mail
– December 31, 2017 – In mouse study, diabetes drug reversed memory loss; potential for use in treatment of Alzheimer’s
Geographical
– December 29, 2017 – Scientists study Ebola in the wild to save the lives of great apes devastated by the disease
Live Science
– December 28, 2017 – Rodent study suggests your internal scale may sense (and fight) weight-gain
CBC News
– December 28, 2017 – Animal studies lead to human clinical trials for vaccine that eliminates euphoric effect of cocaine
The Epoch Times
– December 28, 2017 – Mysterious illness blamed for the deaths of millions of kangaroos
Detroit Indian
– December 27, 2017 – In mouse study, eating probiotics likely to help prevent depression
EurekAlert!
– December 26, 2017 – Studying mouse brain, researchers determine mass spectrometric imaging improves diagnosis
KTLA News 5
–  December 26, 2017 – Chinese firm clones gene-edited dog in bid to treat cardiovascular disease
Herald Tribune
– December 25, 2017 – In mice, a single blow to the head can kick off a “lifelong degenerative process”
Salon
– December 25, 2017 – Researchers study neuron activity in animals to determine how the brain makes decisions
Science Newsline
– December 25, 2017 – In mouse study, researchers learn why exercise slows progression of Parkinson’s
Vox
– December 22, 2017 – Potential boon to animal welfare: Scientists use CRISPR to create hornless dairy cows
Live Science
– December 21, 2017 – Researchers aim to test sperm microbot in animals for treatment of cervical cancer
Public Now
– December 21, 2017 – Study of immune cell activity in stem cell transplantation involves mouse and primate models
Crossroads Today
– December 21, 2017 – Lensless camera used to watch neurons fire in a mouse brain
The Washington Post
– December 21, 2017 – Rats trained to detect traces of endangered animal 
X-Economy
– December 21, 2017 – In mouse study, CRISPR-Cas9 used to reverse hearing loss
EurekAlert!
– December 20, 2017 – Blueberry vinegar improves memory in mice with amnesia 
Science
– December 19, 2017 – Biotech company hopes to begin human clinical trials for mRNA drugs proven safe in mouse studies
Medical Xpress
– December 19, 2017 – New vaccine strategy involving a mutated herpes virus tested on mice
Tulane University
– December 19, 2017 – Study with macaques leads researchers to new therapy that may better treat tuberculosis
Health Day News
– December 19, 2017 – Heroin vaccine blunts drug’s effect in animals
ALS News Today
– December 19, 2017 – Therapy reduces levels of ALS markers, animal studies show
Public Now
– December 19, 2017 – Brains of old humans and monkeys share same signs of Alzheimer’s
CBC News
– December 19, 2017 – Reindeer antlers’ amazing skin regeneration may someday help heal human injuries
Engadget
– December 18, 2017 – In rat and mouse brains, researchers find less invasive way of placing brain electrodes
Nature
– December 18, 2017 – Preschool children and chimpanzees incur costs to watch punishment of antisocial others
Medical News Today
– December 18, 2017 – Diabetes: In mouse study, new pathway to treatment suggested by protein culprit
Public Now
– December 17, 2017 – How electroconvulsive therapy relieves depression per animal experiments
EurekAlert!
– December 15, 2017 – Mouse study prompts new ideas on cancers’ origins
KBTX
– December 15, 2017 – Canine research on muscular dystrophy at A&M gets FDA approval for human clinical trials
Ovarian Cancer News Today
– December 15, 2017 – Mouse study reveals potential combination therapy for ovarian cancer
Phys.org
– December 15, 2017 – With an immunocompromised mouse model, researchers find a lethal parasite’s vulnerabilities
Chicago Tonight
– December 14, 2017 – Why do animals (including humans) play? A Chicago researcher explores
Infosurhoy
– December 14, 2017 – Mice used a higher pitch when talking to opposite sex
Mental Floss
– December 14, 2017 – If you want your cat to poop out more hairballs, try feeding it beets
Laboratory Equipment
– December 14, 2017 – Rutgers mouse study shows promise of new technology for early detection of cancer
Health Day News
– December 14, 2017 – In mice, researchers study mutant gene found in family that does not feel pain
The Washington Post
– December 14, 2017 – How 3,000 very good golden retrievers could help all dogs live longer
Multiple Sclerosis News Today
– December 14, 2017 – Body’s biological clock, time-of-day affect immune cells, mouse study shows
Forbes
– December 14, 2017 – Gene editing with CRISPR-Cas9: Applications in animal biotech related to disease treatment & breeding
The Atlantic
– December 13, 2017 – Turning piglets into personalized avatars for sick kids
Environmental News Network
– December 13, 2017 – Monkeys infected by mosquito bites further Zika virus research
Nature
– December 13, 2017 – Oxytocin enhances observational fear in mice
Medical Xpress
– December 13, 2017 – Understanding how a fly modulates its feeding behavior could help fight obesity
True Viral News
– December 12, 2017 – Social behavior restored via brain stimulation in mouse model of autism
Science Newsline
– December 12, 2017 – Estrogen discovery in primate study may shed new light on fertility problems
Science News
– December 11, 2017 – Baby alpaca saved through device used to speed bone regeneration
Healthcare News
– December 11, 2017 – Mouse study suggests biological clock could help prevent cancer
Sierra Club
– December 11, 2017 – How poison dart frogs could crush addiction 
Knowridge Science Report
– December 8, 2017 – Mom’s unhealthy diet could harm 3 generations, mouse study shows
Salk Institute 
– December 7, 2017 – Modified CRISPR technology used to treat diabetes, kidney disease, muscular dystrophy in mice
Futurism
– December 7, 2017 – Mouse study finds new gene therapy could regenerate brain tissue, fix neurological diseases
The New York Times
– December 7, 2017 – Scientists “inject” information into monkeys’ brains
Eurek!Alert
– December 7, 2017 – In mouse model of Alzheimer’s, canola oil linked to worsened memory and learning ability
Associated Press
– December 7, 2017 – Scientists call on US to allow research on pot meds for pets
The New York Times
– December 7, 2017 – Results of rat study may signal a comeback for the gateway drug theory
Yale News
– December 7, 2017 – Researchers root out latent HIV viruses; next step is to conduct tests with mouse models of HIV latency
Alzheimer’s News 
– December 7, 2017 – With mice, MIT team reveals what happens to brain immune cells in Alzheimer’s development
Pacific Standard
– December 6, 2017 – Should we fight invasive species with genetic engineering (on wildlife)? 
Peer J
– December 5, 2017 – Study finds little potential for male chimpanzees to use skin temperature to recognize pregnancies
Medical Xpress
– December 5, 2017 – Mouse study shows lithium chloride blunts brain damage linked to fetal alcohol syndrome
The Atlantic
– December 4, 2017 – Animal research finds organisms might absorb billions of viruses every day
Science Daily
– December 4, 2017 – Researchers find mechanisms to regenerate adult stem cells in mice to restore smell cells
Science Daily
– December 4, 2017 – In studies with mice, humans, exercise changes gut microbial composition independent of exercise
Science Daily – December 4, 2017 – Pigeons can discriminate both space, time, with different region of brain than humans and primates
EurekAlert! – December 4, 2017 – Refrigeration technology to maintain cold-stored mouse sperm viability for 10 days
Health News Digest
– December 4, 2017 – Lasers could allow for new way to study neurodegenerative disease in animal brains
Forbes
– December 4, 2017 – Animal research: e-cigarette vapor can harm growing lungs
Health News Digest
– December 3, 2017 – Mouse study yields promising results for treatment of pancreatic cancer
Steemit
– December 1, 2017 – Study with rats and mice offers new insight into implicit vs. explicit memory
Salmon Business
– December 1, 2017 – Genome editing technology can protect salmon against ISA virus (“salmon flu”)
Science Daily
– November 30, 2017 – Bat cave study sheds new light on origin of SARS virus
Doctors Lounge
– November 30, 2017 – In mouse model of Alzheimer’s, magnesium boosts environmental enrichment
The New York Times
– November 30, 2017 – Happy anniversary, heart transplant—a medical milestone reached with animal research
Science Newsline
– November 30, 2017 – Mouse study offers insight into how to break bad habits
Healio Psychiatric Annals
– November 30, 2017 – Animal study shows SSRIs may delay progression from MCI to Alzheimer’s
National Geographic
– November 30, 2017 – Are dogs smarter than cats? Science has the answer
Scientific American
– November 30, 2017 – Primate study: ultrasound could offer non-invasive treatment for Parkinson’s, depression
Spectrum
– November 30, 2017 – Mouse study questions autism gene’s link to head size
Contagion Live
– November 29, 2017 – Animal experiments needed to move closer to personalized flu vaccines
Charlottesville Tomorrow
– November 29, 2017 – Focused Ultrasound Foundation to include animal research
Science Daily
– November 29, 2017 – Mouse study suggests vanilla extract is effective in preventing psoriasis
Florida Key News
– November 29, 2017 – Animal research links toxins in algae to neurological diseases
Science Codex
– November 28, 2017 – MALDI imaging offers new way to study Gaucher Disease in mouse model
American Veterinarian
– November 28, 2017 – The Association Between Leptin, Lipids, and Canine Gallstones
American Physiological Society
– November 28, 2017 – Mouse study suggests regular endurance training may reverse muscle loss
ARG
– November 27, 2017 – Genes, drugs and mice — UI-led research working to treat brain disease injuries
PR Newswire
– November 27, 2017 – Animal experiments show ultraviolet rays on your skin may exacerbate your brain function
Medpage Today
– November 27, 2017 – Mouse study suggests an antibiotic could attack cancers carrying “a mysterious bacterium.”
Wisconsin State Farmer
– November 26, 2017 – Birds studied by UWM researchers may help unlock genetics of fending off diseases
Sci News
– November 24, 2017 – Research Highlights Key Differences between Human and Non-Human Primate Brains
Dr. Feed
– November 23, 2017 – Research with pigs: Soft robotic sleeve hugs the heart to keep it beating
World Magazine
– November 23, 2017 – Mouse study: Tumor search and destroy
Phys.Org
– November 21, 2017 – Smiling human faces are attractive to dogs – thanks to oxytocin
Before It’s News
– November 20, 2017 – Mouse study sheds new light on neurological response to aggression
Daily Mail
– November 17, 2017 – Chimps recoil from food placed near soft, moist objects
Frontiers in Neuroscience
– November 17, 2017 – Researchers use stem cells to help rats with paraplegia walk again
Gears of Biz
– November 16, 2017 – Researchers test new vaccination strategy against HIV-related SIV in monkeys
Spectrum
– November 15, 2017 – Map of microglia in mouse brain may reveal role in autism
Spectrum
– November 14, 2017 – Monkey study leads scientists closer to gene therapy for Rhett syndrome
Futurity
– November 14, 2017 – Gene variants may make obesity “all but inevitable” according to mouse study 
Death Rattle Sports
– November 14, 2017 – Mouse study shows human protein greatly boosts sepsis survival rate
PR Newswire
– November 14, 2017 – Mammal Brains Identify Type of Scent Faster Than Once Thought
Futurism
– November 13, 2017 – We have created the most extensive map of an organism’s brain wiring to date
NPR
– November 12, 2017 – In D.C., brain science meets behavioral science to shed light on mental disorders
ALZ Forum
– November 11, 2017 – Peripheral Aß can accumulate in brain, trigger detonation
Health Medicine Network
– November 10, 2017 – Biomarker may predict early Alzheimer’s disease
Healthy Pets
– November 10, 2017 – Dogs helping dogs: Scent-detection dogs sniff out canine disease
Fred Hutch Cancer Research
– November 9, 2017 – Dr. Taran Gujral receives grant from American Lung Association
Gears of Biz
– November 9, 2017 – Nighttime eating linked to heart disease in rat study
ABC 6 Action News
– November 8, 2017 – Results from animal research indicate need to study intermittent fasting in humans
WISC News
– November 8, 2017 – Feral cats pose health risks to humans
ALS News Today
– November 8, 2017 – Defects in Cell Cleanup System May Lead to ALS and Other Diseases, Mouse Study Shows
Nature – November 7, 2017 – A Zika Vaccine Targeting NS1 Protein Protects Immunocompetent Adult Mice in a Lethal Challenge Model
Cell Press: CrossTalk
– November 7, 2017 – Reducing tau, improving Alzheimer’s disease
Science Codex
– November 7, 2017 – Promising new drug for Hep B tested at Texas Biomedical Research Institute
Gears of Biz – November 7, 2017 – Subset of carbon nanotubes poses cancer risk similar to asbestos in mice
EurekAlert! – November 6, 2017 – Ongoing surveillance and vaccination are key to prevent yellow fever outbreak in humans
MD Magazine – November 6, 2017 – Aspirin Could Reduce HBV Patients’ Liver Cancer Risk
Daily Beast – November 6, 2017 – Animal Experiments Showcase the Possibility of a Pneumonia Vaccine
EurekAlert! – November 6, 2017 – New drug shows potential as a different kind of antidepressant in mouse trials
Medical Xpress – November 6, 2017 – Elementary neural processing units that tile the mouse brain
Psychiatry Advisor – November 3, 2017 – Anesthesia for Surgery and Subsequent Onset of Cognitive Dysfunction
Natural News – November 3, 2017 – Damage control and regeneration: Researchers find that the immune system also plays a role in nervous system health