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Landmark Chemical Legislation Requires Nonanimal Test Methods
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The Physicians Committee applauds the progress of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (CS21). The amended bill will help replace and reduce animal-based chemical tests and increase the use of human-relevant methods.


Tell Congress: Improve Medical Training for our troops
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The U.S. Department of Defense continues to train medical personnel in combat trauma courses using animals despite the widespread availability of human-relevant methods such as simulators.

Airway-on-a-Chip May Lead to New Asthma Therapies

Airway-on-a-Chip May Lead to New Asthma Therapies
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Scientists have recently developed a model of the human airway on a chip, according to a new study in Lab on a Chip

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In Vitro Human Immune Cells Effective in Evaluating New Vaccines
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Human immune cells may be a new alternative to animals for evaluating new vaccine candidates, according to a study published in ALTEX.

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Human Cell Culture Can Predict Potential Toxicity of Drugs and Other Chemicals
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Primary human cells can be used in place of animals to test environmental and industrial chemicals, according to a new paper published in Nature Biotechnology.

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New Scientific Paper Documents Decades of Failure in the Use of Live Animals for Alzheimer's Disease Research
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One of the most ill-understood and overwhelming diseases is in dire need of new research and prevention strategies, according to a new scientific paper published in the journal ALTEX.

Southern Illinois Universtiy Cancels Plan to Use Pigs

Southern Illinois University Cancels Plan to Use Pigs in Invasive Training Procedures
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Southern Illinois University (SIU) has canceled its plan to use live pigs in its emergency medicine residency program and will instead continue using human-relevant methods.


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