Human and Animal Oncologists Collaborate for Better Cancer Treatments

Human and Animal Oncologists Collaborate for Better Cancer Treatments

Colorado State University’s Flint Animal Cancer Center has spearheaded a new campaign to unify cancer treatments in pets and humans. Mouse cancer research has given us many advancements in treatments but the unification of human and veterinary oncologists suggest more efficient and quicker treatment comparisons. The meeting of the two fields took place this month […]

Stem Cell Therapy for Pets and Owners

Stem Cell Therapy for Pets and Owners

Researchers at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts are treating family pets with stem cells for several diseases and hopefully fast-tracking stem cell therapies in humans, which are currently not approved by the DEA with the exception of bone marrow transplants.  Anal furunculosis, a suspected autoimmune disease, causes painful, foul smelling lesions on a dogs […]

New Implant for Spinal Cord Injury Sufferers

New Implant for Spinal Cord Injury Sufferers

Utilizing a new implant, researchers in Switzerland gave rats with spinal cord injuries the ability to walk again. The implant, called the electronic dura, sits directly on the spinal cord, delivers drugs, and electric activity to the damaged area. The receptors and neurotransmitters reacted the same as in a patient with a healthy spinal cord. […]

Colorado Woman Cured of Hep C!

Colorado Woman Cured of Hep C!

After participating in a clinical trail for two drugs, Sovaldi and Ribavirin, a Colorado woman has been cured of Hepatitis C. The deadly virus took her mother by destroying her liver after a blood transfusion gave both mother and daughter the Hepatitis C.  Animal research, which gives a path to these human trials, can be thanked […]

Autism: What can help my son?

Autism: What can help my son?

For the past three weeks, we have been hanging out at home for the holidays. No school, no speech therapy, no ABA therapy, no where that we “had” to be. It has been pure bliss. I have heard so many people say that they are ready to get back on a schedule and get back […]