I am an absolute space geek. The only time I ever skipped high school was to hear a panel of astronauts give a talk about space exploration. I owned a topographical map of Mars before it was ever considered cool […]
This past decade was, arguably, the decade of animals. More news stories covered animal welfare issues than ever before and some of the major events of the past decade involved animals. Animal protection has become a considerable social issue. But […]
The objective of this study was to examine whether animal studies can reliably be used to determine the usefulness of methylprednisolone (MP) and other treatments for acute spinal cord injury (SCI) in humans. This was achieved by performing a systematic […]
A hunter from North Carolina who believes animals are here for our use must live with an animal activist family for 30 days. Watch him change his view after Dr. Akhtar discusses animal experimentation.
Scientists Say Difficulty Lies In Extrapolating Animal Data To Humans: Research on traumatic spinal cord injuries is hampered by a reliance on animal experiments that don’t accurately predict human outcomes, according to a new study Reviews In The Neurosciences. The […]
Multiple neuroprotective agents have shown benefit for the treatment of acute spinal cord injury (SCI) in animal studies. However, clinical trials have, thus far, been uniformly disappointing. This review explores reasons for discrepancies between promising animal studies and disappointing clinical […]