This is truly shocking.
At the State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry, scientists have been maiming and killing cats for years, claiming to study the brain’s role in vision.Read more
In a groundbreaking move, global drug developer Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has filed a lawsuit and taken a principled stance against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its senseless demand that the company conduct an additional nine-month, large animal toxicity study in order to proceed with clinical trials for Vanda’s new drug, tradipitant.Read more
As we close out the year and get ready for another year of diligent work to end the suffering of animals in laboratories, I want to thank each and every one of you for being part of this effort.Read more
In a laboratory at John Hopkins University, a group of monkeys spend their lives as research subjects for brain experiments.
Two of these monkeys— Aragorn and Isildur —were recently used in experiments to investigate which region of the brain is involved in human gambling. Aragorn has been confined and used in these types of experiments for nearly 10 years.Read more
Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston conducted a study claiming to show how yoga stretching may have a positive impact on breast cancer. The problem is the study, conducted on mice, has nothing to do with yoga stretching or human breast cancer.Read more
June 10, 2018
A small but powerful collection of animal experimentation groups has presented measures to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that would drastically weaken existing policies and regulations protecting animals in laboratories.Read more
CAARE recently learned that National Jewish Health (NJH), a research hospital specializing in respiratory diseases, conducts cruel smoking experiments on animals. Worse still, in a sign of reckless neglect, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) cited NJH with a critical violation of the Animal Welfare Act, which indicates that an animal died or was seriously injured.Read more
May 5, 2018
Despite a number of hopeful signs that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is implementing new policies and procedures to reduce and replace animals in chemical safety tests, the reality is just the opposite.Read more
April 4, 2018
January 30, 2018 saw another milestone in phasing out the use of animals in drug and chemical safety testing. The National Toxicology Program (NTP), an interagency program headquartered at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), issued a “Strategic Roadmap” detailing plans involving 16 federal agencies to provide more human- relevant toxicology data while reducing the use of animals.Read more
October 16, 2017
It's time to end highly-invasive brain experiments that have maimed and killed hundreds of cats and kittens for more than thirty years.Read more