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Cigarette Smoking and Stroke Induced in Mice

Research paper citation  Prior cigarette smoke exposure does not affect acute post-stroke outcomes in mice Austin V, Miller, A, Vlahos, R, Prior cigarette smoke exposure

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Blog: Take the Ball and Go Home

Take the ball and go home ~ To be so petulant in dealing with adversity, loss, or rejection that one quits or leaves abruptly, often


Achievements – 2022

I am extremely proud of HRA’s collective achievements and the progress we are making. Our profile is growing, and we are now increasingly being contacted


Alcohol Use Disorders

Here a 2021 publication describes how researchers at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health used of 67 inbred male ‘alcohol-preferring’ rats in basic



Many people are unware that primate experimentation is still being conducted in Australia. A vital part of HRA’s work is to rigorously monitor Australia’s use


Deliberate Scalding and Burn Wounds in Mice

The University of Adelaide, with approval from the university’s animal ‘ethics’ committee, developed a ‘mouse model’ of bacterial scald wound infection and sepsis. To develop


Lambs Asphyxiated, Resuscitated then Killed

Fifty-one lambs were used in an experiment to study the effects of melatonin on newborn lambs suffering induced asphyxia.(1) The experiment, published in 2018, was


Stroke Induced and Subjected to Hypothermia

A recent (2021) publication reveals invasive experiments on young male rats carried out at the University of Newcastle, NSW in an attempt to replicate human

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