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RESEARCH PAYS OFF

By Patti Strand | Published: 01/12/2012

Dr. Edward Taub and colleagues at the University of Alabama have developed a treatment for stroke that helps victims regain the use of their arms even years after the disease strikes. The study opens the door to better understanding…



THE SAGA CONTINUES:

By Norma Bennett Woolf | Published: 01/12/2012

Animal rights activists who want to end the use of animals in research, a federal court judge, biomedical researchers and their professional societies and advocates, and the US Congress are all part of a see-saw effort to define…



HUNTINGDON AND BACKER STEPHENS SUE ACTIVISTS:

By Norma Bennett Woolf | Published: 01/12/2012

Animal rights activists have taken their terrorist campaign against biomedical research to new heights with a multi-faceted scheme to drive Huntingdon Life Sciences out of business and send a message to other companies that use…



HUNTINGDON, STEPHENS WEATHER OCTOBER PROTESTS

By Patti Strand | Published: 01/12/2012

Huntingdon Life Sciences Inc, a private medical research company targeted for extermination by animal rights activists, and company investor Stephens Inc. weathered the latest round of protests against the conduct of animal-based…



RIGHTS FOR APES WILL UNDERMINE AND DESTABILIZE BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH AND CLOG COURTS, BRING CHAOS

By Edward Walsh | Published: 01/12/2012

On March 22, KING TV’s Scott Miller interviewed celebrated primatologist Jane Goodall, lawyer and author Steven Wise, whose book Rattling the Cage promises to become the centerpiece of a political movement to expand the rights…



MEDICAL STUDENTS: NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS

By Dr. Henry Heffner | Published: 01/12/2012

In recent years, a number of medical schools have changed the way they train students to perform surgery. Whereas medical students previously received surgical experience on animals before moving on to human patients, the use of…



NAIA PROUDLY SUPPORTS BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH

By Patti Strand | Published: 02/5/2004

Incredible advances in human and animal health have been made as a result of carefully designed and implemented research protocols.



AMP launches campaign for women’s health

By Patti Strand | Published: 12/15/1998

Americans for Medical Progress and the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science Foundation have inaugurated a campaign to enhance public awareness and appreciation of medicine’s ongoing search to improve the health…



Animal Rights vs. Women’s health

By Norma Bennett Woolf | Published: 12/15/1998

These days, women’s health concerns are given top billing in medicine. Osteoporosis, breast cancer, uterine and vaginal cancer, menopause, and women’s version of heart disease get a great deal of concern from researchers,…



Research Report June 98

By Norma Bennett Woolf | Published: 06/30/1998

Claiming that rats, mice and birds used in research are “essentially not considered animals by the US government,” the American Anti-Vivisection Society has petitioned the US Department of Agriculture to add these species…



FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DESK ... JULY/AUGUST 97

By Adrian Morrison DVM, PhD | Published: 08/5/1997

This message will be short but very, very sweet. I just learned that Dr. Edward Taub was named a William James Fellow, the highest honor bestowed by the American Psychological Society, for his research leading to the development…



From the President’s Desk . . . March/April 97

By Adrian Morrison DVM, PhD | Published: 04/7/1997

Sometimes I tire of the nonsense of animals rights and figure it may be time to retire. This feeling was never stronger than recently when an icon of science, the magazine Scientific American, fell prey to the “myth of the…



Where Do Values About Animals Lie for Fourth Graders?

By Phil Clifford | Published: 02/14/1997

From the beginning, NAIA has been about values.



A SCIENTIST’S PERSPECTIVE

By Patrick H. Cleveland, PhD | Published: 05/12/1996

Virtually every medical advance has used animals in some stage of research or testing. Thus, whether medical progress continues at the same pace in the next century depends upon an informed public supporting the continued use of…



AKC Canine Health Foundation Opens the Door to Better Health for Purebred Dogs

By Norma Bennett Woolf | Published: 02/28/1996

For many years, the American Kennel Club has backed research into canine diseases. Early efforts included money for the Genetic Disease Information System, a database for veterinarians developed at the University of Pennsylvania…



Federal Report Highlights Animal Rights Terrorism

By Norma Bennett Woolf | Published: 01/5/1994

“In July 1989, without warning, Animal Liberation Front activists entered a laboratory and office at Texas Tech University’s Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas.”



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