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RESEARCH REPORTS

By Patti Strand | Published: 01/12/2012

Veterinary students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will no longer use animals in lethal studies of body systems in first-year physiology classes, and the veterinary college will use only purpose-bred dogs for…



POGO REVISITED: CARING ABOUT ANIMALS AND CREATIVITY

By Adrian Morrison DVM, PhD | Published: 01/12/2012

As we approach the millenium I have sad news for my fellow scientists: Medical science is still under siege by the animal-rights movement, and most are unaware of what is occurring.



ANIMAL RESEARCH SAVES LIVES

By Patty Wood | Published: 01/12/2012

“I know I’ll walk again,” said Greg Mankle.



PRINCETON’S PROFESSOR SINGER WANTS THINGS BOTH WAYS

By James Parker | Published: 01/12/2012

Didn’t anyone notice? Evidently not. With all the controversy swirling around Peter Singer, the Princeton professor of bioethics who, in certain circumstances would endorse infanticide, it is not surprising that most of us…



RECLAIM, RECYCLE, RESCUE IN CYBERSPACE: THE INTERNET AND INTERSTATE ADOPTIONS

By Vicki DeGruy | Published: 01/12/2012

When I logged on to the internet for the first time in 1992, I realized I’d found a resource with the capacity to change the world. There were few rescue volunteers or animal shelters online then but as they have signed up…



PATTY WOOD WINS RESEARCH! AMERICA ADVOCACY AWARD

By Patti Strand | Published: 01/12/2012

Patty Wood, a victim of kidney disease that couldn’t dampen her spirit, won a Research! America Advocacy Award for her tireless efforts on behalf of patients who depend on animal-based research.



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…



AKC CANINE HEALTH FOUNDATION OPENS THE DOOR TO BETTER HEALTH FOR PUREBRED DOGS

By Norma Bennett Woolf | Published: 01/9/2012

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…



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.



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…



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