The Labour Party have published their new Animal Welfare Manifesto which impacts on Patients Campaigning for Cures in its final section titled ‘Animals Used in Research’. We are encouraged to read that this section opens with a pledge to review the 1986 Animals in Scientific Procedures Act (ASPA) and we will be applying to… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Holding the Funding of Animal Experiments to Public Scientific Account
MPs continue to keep their spotlight on vital call for a rigorous public science hearing
Kelvin Hopkins MP has tabled Parliamentary EDM 66, which highlights our campaign and calls for a rigorous public scientific hearing to judge animal models – now proven to fail the search for effective human treatments and cures. This called for debate has conditions endorsed as “well set out and fair” by Michael Mansfield QC: independent experts… Read more »
The waste of funding for clearly failing animal models MUST STOP!! 136 cross-party MPs agree.
The highly regarded cancer specialist Dr. Azra Raza gave her TED Talk in 2015, explaining why we MUST STOP funding mice models of cancer, if we are to help find effective treatments and cures for human patients: An increasing number of expert doctors and scientists, outside the animal-based research sector, agree that animal models hold no… Read more »
Beware the so called ‘Big Animal Research Debate’ – it’s a con!
The so-called ‘Big Animal Research Debate’ is false and no more than a big con! We have published tweets making sure people are aware that there is a false project called the ‘Big Animal Research Debate’, organised by the UK’s PR for animal experiments ‘Understanding Animal Research’ (UAR). This so-called ‘debate’ is aimed at influencing… Read more »
Conference at the EU Parliament to counter damaging effects of the ‘3Rs’
Drs Ray Greek and Andre Menache presented talks at an EU Parliament Conference to Counter the EU Commission, which is ignoring the European Citizen’s Initiative (ECI) secured by 1.173 million citizens – who signed the ECI to hear scientific evidence that will end experiments on animal models, falsely claimed able to predict the responses of human patients. A debate… Read more »
Stand Up to Misleading Animal Models of Cancer!
Today, Friday 21st October, ‘Stand Up to Cancer’ will be televised live to raise money for Cancer Research UK – which spends most of its funding on misleading animal-based research. The National Cancer Institute has said it believes we have lost cures for cancer because studies in rodents have been believed . The Editor in… Read more »
Insightful radio interview with notorious primate experimenter Prof. Roger Lemon
Insightful radio interview with primate experimenter Prof. Roger Lemon We’d like to thank Pippa Jones from Talk Radio Europe for securing an interview with primate experimenter Prof. Roger Lemon. Prof. Lemon ties himself in scientific knots throughout the interview, eventually inferring that experiments on macaque monkeys are worthless because the chimpanzee model – our closest DNA relative – has… Read more »
Great new BBC News interview with the science-based campaign For Life On Earth
There’s a huge rally happening in Hull tomorrow, against Beagle breeders B&K Universal, who lie about human medical understanding in order to breed thousands of dogs annually for experiments that happen in our name – but actually cause appalling problems for patients. Have a listen to Louise Owen, she’s articulate, bright and honest – and… Read more »
Please support the ‘March for Medical Reform’ on 10th Sept, in Hull!
Campaigners are gathering in their hundreds – on Saturday 10th Sept in Hull – to march with Beagles in a ‘Procession for Medical Reform’, following Greg Clark MP’s decision to now allow around 2,000 Beagles to be purpose bred annually, in horrific experiments that are now proven to also cause – including fatal – harm to human patients…. Read more »
The Economic Burden of Animal Models
The new PR company Speaking of Human-Based Research (SOHBR) has posted a summary of the terrible burden on national economies caused by the rise in chronic illnesses with no effective treatments and cures in sight. To read this important article please visit this link. SOHBR were placed 2nd in round one of the Virgin Media VOOM… Read more »