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With EDM 400 highlighting penicillin, here is Alexander Fleming on the disaster of animal models

Parliamentary EDM 400  refers to penicillin as an example of the harm caused to human patients by animal models: penicillin was delayed for human use by more than 10 years because it has no effect on rabbits. Here is Alexander … Continue reading

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Emeritus Professor in Neuroscience, Anne Beuter and Dr Andre Menache explain why monkeys fail Parkinson’s research

Emeritus Professor in Neuroscience, Anne Beuter and Dr Andre Menache have published a commentary in Frontiers of Human Neuroscience, explaining why non-human primate models for Parkinson’s disease research fail human patients. The so called ‘monkey model’ was developed long after … Continue reading

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Yet another medical catastrophe makes the headlines

Dr Claude Reiss, President of the science committee Antidote Europe, has written an Open Letter to the French Minister for Health condemning the animal testing responsible for the latest shocking medical catastrophe that’s left one person dead and four others … Continue reading

New MP POLL: 90 out of 95 MPs support the need for an evidence-based scientific debate hearing

The new PR company Speaking of Human-Based Research has commissioned a Dodds Poll which questioned 95 MPs about whether or not they would support an evidence-based scientific debate hearing on claims that results from animal experiments can ‘predict’ the responses … Continue reading

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Exceptional new radio interview is featured on a petition which reaches over 557,000 supporters

Talk Radio Europe’s Pippa Jones interviewed leading medical expert Dr Ray Greek on 30th October, in what is one of the most enlightening interviews we’ve heard, especially key for this time in the campaign. Dr Greek explains how and why … Continue reading

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TEMPLATE LETTER if you receive a misleading, standard response from your MP  about EDM 373

The new initiative (not yet a year old!) Patients Campaigning For Cures is highlighted in Parliamentary EDM 373, and has drafted a template response for you to send your MP if you receive a misleading standard letter refusing to sign … Continue reading

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Leading lady, the actress Lesley Nicol joins Peter Egan in her support of EDM 373!

What a week we’re having! Leading lady Lesley Nicol (who plays the wonderful Mrs Patmore in Downton Abbey) has joined our Patron Peter Egan in advertising Parliamentary EDM 373’s call for a thorough science debate hearing! Please+take+immediate+action:+support+#MPs+confronting+the+false+scientific+claims+of+animal+experiments+http://t.co/royt9HiLAJ Please help — Lesley … Continue reading

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Penicillin and Insulin – both derailed by animal experimentation

Two of the most common false claims from the PR organisation for animal experimentation – ‘Understanding Animal Research’ (UAR) – are that penicillin and insulin would never have been discovered without the use of animal models – specifically dogs regarding … Continue reading

We’re Overbrimming with Pride as Peter Egan Becomes FLOE’s Patron

We’re absolutely delighted to announce that the acclaimed actor Peter Egan, pictured here, has become FLOE’s Patron. Says Mr Egan: “I am delighted to become Patron of the science-based campaign For Life On Earth (FLOE), whose medical evidence is illustrated by … Continue reading

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