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Letter to the Editor: World Day for Laboratory Animals 2018

April 24th marks World Day for Laboratory Animals, founded by the National Anti-Vivisection Society in 1979 to commemorate the suffering of animals in laboratories.

Thousands of animals suffer each...

Government urged not to use animals in chemical weapons tests.

The National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) is urging the UK Government not to subject animals to painful inhalation tests at its new Chemical Weapons Defence Centreat Porton Down. Thousands of...

Animal researchers failing to provide basic care, government report reveals.

A new Home Office report has revealed the suffering of animals in research, not from their use in experiments but a shocking lack of basic care. Condemned by the National Anti-Vivisection Society,...

Brexit concerns for lab animals

Concerns that hard fought for regulations on animal experiments could be lost after Brexit have been raised by the National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS), following the release of Home Office figures...

World Day for Lab Animals: NAVS brands misleading animal tests unsafe

Ahead of World Day for Laboratory Animals on Monday April 24th, the National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) is calling for the use of animals in research to be replaced with modern alternatives, as animal...

BBC docu-drama about drug trial disaster exposes misleading animal tests

Over a decade ago, human clinical trials of test drug TGN1412 resulted in catastrophic injury to test volunteers. The story is the subject of a BBC drama documentary ‘The Drug Trial: Emergency at the Hospital’...

Brexit fears for lab animals

National Anti-Vivisection Society’s concern experiments could rise further if EU rules rolled back Following Brexit, the National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) is concerned that hard-fought EU regulations...

BIA 10-2474 drug trial disaster in January this year confirmed how misleading animal tests are

Sunday April 24th is World Day for Laboratory Animals. The day founded by the UK’s National Anti-Vivisection Society will be marked on every continent, with campaigners marking the suffering of animals...

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