Animal Research is More Strictly Regulated than Experiments on Human Children???

I followed this YouTube link, the Foundation for Biomedical Research disspelling myths about animals in laboratories: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EKlFK3QOAdA At 0.18 in this video: “In fact, some people say they’re [ US animal welfare laws ] are more rigorous than the regulations covering experiments with people.” The printed version has “children” instead of “people,” an even wilderContinue reading “Animal Research is More Strictly Regulated than Experiments on Human Children???”

Pain management details – full reporting for better science and better welfare

I’ve blogged on this before a few years back, here and here. I have published a literature review with Jamie Austin on the topic, and I’m concerned that scientists do not describe how they manage pain in their laboratory animals. In a world of on-line publishing without page limits, many journals allow thorough Methods descriptionsContinue reading “Pain management details – full reporting for better science and better welfare”