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  1. Discussion of Animal Stem Cells in the Classroom: Engaging Students through the Lens of Veterinary Medicine

    Contributor(s):: Farenga, Stephen J., Niess, Daniel, Hutchinson, Michael

  2. High school students' perceptions of animal mentation and their opinions on animal use in medical research and entertainment

    Contributor(s):: Carol M. Okamoto

    This study explored the relationship between high school students' perceptions of animal mentation and liking of animals with agreement on animal use in medical research and entertainment. Higher judgments of animal mentation and Iiking were predicted to correlate with lower agreement on...

  3. Animal Models for Human Disease: Reflections from an Animal Researcher's Perspective

    Contributor(s):: Tammen, Imke

  4. Animals-as-Patients: Improving the Practice of Animal Experimentation

    Contributor(s):: Johnson, Jane, Dageling, Chris

  5. The Social Contract, the Conservative Attitude, and Antibiotics Development

    Contributor(s):: Weber, Eli

  6. Genetically Engineering Human-Animal Chimeras and Lives Worth Living

    Contributor(s):: Cooley, D. R.

  7. Is the conduct of medical research on chimpanzees compatible with their rights as a near-human species?

    Contributor(s):: Prince, AM

  8. Southern Illinois Ticks: An Ecological and Medical Overview

    Contributor(s):: Madeleine A. Pfaff

    Ticks are of concern to southern Illinois residents because they are common in the forested landscapes of the region and have the capability to cause disease in humans and pets. There are several tick-borne illnesses of concern to southern Illinois residents. Prescribed burning is a potential...

  9. The Psychological Effects of Medical Research on Animal Subjects and the Ramifications for the Applicability of the Research Results

    Contributor(s):: Morgan A. Damm

    Historically, animals have been used in medical research to bring about many of the medical breakthroughs and advances seen today. The successful studies are accompanied by numerous, often concealed, failed studies that are inapplicable to human medicine due to stress and distress changing the...

  10. The Moral Status of Invasive Animal Research. (Series: Animal Research Ethics: Evolving Views and Practices (S. Gilbert, G. E. Kaebnick, T. Murray, eds.))

    Contributor(s):: Rollin, Bernard E.

  11. Animals, Disease, And Man: making connections

    Contributor(s):: Hardy, Anne

  12. Comparative Medicine: American Experience From Equine Tetanus - From Benjamin Rush To Toxoid

    Contributor(s):: Miller, Everett B.

  13. Animal experimentation in cancer research: a citation analysis

    Contributor(s):: Dagg, A. I.

    Cancer research involves the use of millions of nonhuman animals and billions of dollars in public funds each year, but cures for the disease remain elusive. This article suggests ways to reduce the use of animals and save money by identifying articles that garnered few citations over the 9 years...

  14. Distribution of nonhuman animal versus nonanimal research funding at four U.S. Institutions in fiscal year 2000

    Contributor(s):: Bogle, R., Greek, R.

    Much controversy exists concerning the use of nonhuman animals in biomedical research. Textbooks, articles, and journals are dedicated to studying animal models, studying alternatives, and debating various aspects of the issue. Surprisingly however, very little information exists on how many...

  15. Levels of citation of nonhuman animal studies conducted at a Canadian Research hospital

    Contributor(s):: Dagg, A. I., Seidle, T. K.

    The publication of scientific articles that receive few or no citations raises questions of the appropriate use of resources as well as ethics. In the case of animal research, the ethics issue extends beyond human patients to nonhuman animals, as the research subjects them to pain and, typically,...

  16. Animals in Society: A New Focus for Veterinary Schools

    Contributor(s):: Weer, Joan C.

  17. The ethics of animal research. Talking Point on the use of animals in scientific research

    Contributor(s):: Simon Festing, Robin Wilkinson

    Animal research has had a vital role in many scientific and medical advances of the past century and continues to aid our understanding of various diseases. Throughout the world, people enjoy a better quality of life because of these advances, and the subsequent development of new medicines and...

  18. Are There Feasible Alternatives to Laboratory Animals?

    Contributor(s):: Rowan, A. N.

  19. Why scientists should seek alternatives to animal use

    Contributor(s):: Rowan, Andrew N.

  20. A modified HET-CAM approach for biocompatibility testing of medical devices

    Contributor(s):: Eder, C., Falkner, E., Mickel, M., Chiari-Grisar, C., Appl, H., Schoffl, H., Nehrer, S., Losert, U. M.

    The implantation of new biomedical devices into living animals without any previous toxicity or biocompatibility evaluation is possible under current legislation. The HET-CAM (Hen Egg Test-Chorionallantoic Membrane) test offers a partially immunodeficient, borderline in vitro/in vivo test system...