How Animal Testing and Research is Advancing Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes

How Animal Testing and Research is Advancing Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes

This is the second installment of a 3-part series covering some of the contributions animals have made to treatments for diabetes. Read part one and part three. Type 2 diabetes is a metabolic disorder in which the body’s cells don’t adequately use insulin from the pancreas to turn glucose into energy. The result is high […]

10 Years Ago Pro-Test Started a Movement

Today, February 25, 2016 marks the 10th anniversary of Pro-Test, an international movement that supports biomedical research and the use of animal models and rejects the violence and intimidation often associated with animal-rights activism. After Oxford University began construction on a new biomedical facility in 2004, activists from the Animal Liberation Front and ‘SPEAK, the […]

Animal Research Creates Treatments and Advances for Type 1 Diabetes

This is the first installment of a 3-part series covering some of the contributions animals have made to treatments for diabetes. Read part two and part three. Diabetes was one of the first diseases ever described – around 1500 BCE, both Indian and Egyptian physicians described a condition affecting patients’ urine. In 250 BCE the Greek physician […]

Your Comment Can Change Minds

Your Comment Can Change Minds

Since the advent of the digital age, an ever-increasing share of Americans has turned to the Internet to read the news. A recent study by Reuters reported that online outlets have surpassed television to become the number one news source in the United States. According to the Pew Research Center, the share of Americans for […]