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Pre-clinical trials: devastating BMJ investigation calls for more rigor and transparency

Animal research

02 - 05 - 2018

Pre-clinical trials: devastating BMJ investigation calls for more rigor and transparency

An investigation by the British Medical Journal revealed that for the development of a vaccine against tuberculosis, human clinical trials were...
Gender: a variable to take into account in scientific research

Scientific progress

09 - 11 - 2017

Gender: a variable to take into account in scientific research

  In June 2015, the American National Institutes of Health (NIH) expressed their wish to have gender be considered as a variable as important...
The intestinal microbiota: a health factor not to be neglected

Fundamental research

07 - 18 - 2017

The intestinal microbiota: a health factor not to be neglected

The intestinal microbiota, made up of all the microorganisms present in the digestive tract, influence in many ways our health, notably our...
Parkinson’s and intestinal infections: more evidence for a link

Health

07 - 03 - 2017

Parkinson’s and intestinal infections: more evidence for a link

  A study has revealed that a protein that causes Parkinson's disease originates from repeated infections of the intestines. Validated on several...
A virtual tour at the heart of animal experimentation

Institutions

06 - 19 - 2017

A virtual tour at the heart of animal experimentation

  Four British animal research laboratories have opened their doors to the general public as part of a virtual visit. The opportunity to take a peek...