Archive: Medical Research

Chris Magee: 'The biggest losers if cat research were banned would be cats'

Comment: Don't be fooled by daft celebrities. We need to experiment on cats

Experiments on cats keep domestic pets healthy and help humans suffering from spinal damage and blindness. Does it still seem so cruel?

Opinion Former Articles

  • Scientists criticise UK bird flu plans

    Bird flu plans 'need updating'

    Scientists have criticised the government's preparations for an outbreak of bird flu, saying they fail to take into account the latest technological developments.

  • Human Tissue Act comes into effect from midnight

    New organ donor laws come into effect

    A new law requiring hospitals to seek consent before removing organs and tissue from their patients comes into force at midnight tonight.


    Stem cell research gets £50m boost

    A further £50 million will be made available for stem cell research into illnesses for which there is currently no cure, the government announced today.


    Brown: UK will be best for business

    Gordon Brown today set the tone for Monday's pre-Budget report by outlining a whole host of measures designed to "make globalisation work for Britain".

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