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Categories: Animal research

12/28/2017

Announcement on a new ‘pathway’ for multiple sclerosis treatment doesn’t lead far

7/26/2016

University release breaks cardinal transparency rule. Vaccine was tested in animals, not humans

1/28/2016

Release on potential therapy for rare bleeding disorder gets points for restraint

1 10/23/2015

Referencing “animal study” in headline, NYIT accurately frames evidence on possible new heart failure treatment

8/24/2015

New imaging technique is good at finding early cancer in mice, but NIH release skimps on translation to human patients

8/10/2015

Sleeping on your side to prevent Alzheimer’s? Rat study conclusions applied too broadly to humans

7/31/2015

After false start, release on new approach to Parkinson’s treatment recovers quickly, provides context

6/24/2015

Release touts “new treatments to thwart colon cancer” — but buries that study subjects were mice

2 5/13/2015

Cracking open the claim that walnuts “may help slow colon cancer growth”

4/21/2015

Eye stem cell treatment in people may not be as close as rat study release suggests