- July 29, 2013 | BY
Scientists are always searching for ways to improve research methods and follow the principles of 3Rs. They have been accomplishing this through the use of zebrafish.
- July 16, 2013 | BY
Mice are cold stressed at standard laboratory temperatures. This is more than just an animal welfare concern–it is also a concern for scientific research.
- July 14, 2013 | BY
A recent study sought to explore the impact of environment on brain development by raising a group of genetically identical inbred mice in a complex, enriched environment composed of multiple levels for exploration and activity.
- June 24, 2013 | BY
Dr. Loyd Allen, editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding, on what exactly compounded drugs are and how they fit into the U.S. regulatory system.
- June 17, 2013 | BY
How an ancient creature protects us against deadly infections.
- June 10, 2013 | BY
An environmental monitoring program does not just detect the presence or absence of contamination. It should also establish the identity of microorganisms that are found.
- June 3, 2013 | BY
Doctors and patients simply trust that medicines are pure. This is how it should be. But the recent meningitis outbreak traced to contaminated vials of a steroid solution reveal a dangerous loophole in our system.
- May 28, 2013 | BY
Recent information indicates that 50% of elderly individuals in the US are osteoporotic and almost 20% of the population is either diabetic or prediabetic.
- May 21, 2013 | BY
In the last decade, the treatment of type 2 Diabetes has evolved with the identification of new therapeutic targets and a better understanding of the disease itself.
- May 13, 2013 | BY
Chronic hyperglycemia is associated with multiple end organ complications and fatty liver. Less often recognized is the long term effect of high glucose on the skeleton.