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End animal testing for cosmetics: Paul McCartney


July 9th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Veteran singer Sir Paul McCartney is supporting India's Be Cruelty-Free campaign initiated by Humane Society International (HSI) to end animal testing for cosmetics worldwide."The ugly ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Wyatt wanted ethical make-up line


May 8th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Singer Kimberly Wyatt launched her organic make-up range BM Beauty because she wanted to take a stand against animal testing.Business partner Laura McComiskie opened her eyes ... Read more...

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Campaign launched against animal testing for cosmetics


April 24th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Animal rights group Humane Society International (HSI) has launched a global campaign - 'Be Cruelty-Free' - to end animal testing for cosmetics.The campaign has been ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rights group lauds India’s ban on animal testing


April 20th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Indian government's decision to stop experimentation on animals for training college and university students was Friday hailed by animal rights group Humane Society ... Read more...

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PETA organises ‘Easter Protest’ in Delhi


April 4th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Indian chapter People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Wednesday organised a protest at India Gate against animal testing by cosmetic companies.Three PETA volunteers ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Miller against animal testing for cosmetics


October 5th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Actress Sienna Miller is bitterly opposed to animal testing in the cosmetics industry.The 29-year-old backs the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection's "No Cruel ... Read more...

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Britain bans animal tests of cleaning agents


July 19th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) To prevent cruelty to animals, the British government has put an end to the practice of animal testing for items such as washing-up liquid, furniture polish ... Read more...

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Using animals to test cosmetics should be stopped: Dench


May 28th, 2011 - 5:29 am ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Veteran actress Dame Judi Dench has asked officials of The European Union (EU) to ban animal testing for cosmetics sold in Europe.EU is set to introduce ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scientists develop new test for ‘pluripotent’ stem cells


March 7th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Scripps Research Institute researchers have developed a quality control diagnostic test that is likely to make it easier for scientists to determine whether their cell lines are normal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Drug, cosmetics firms back plan to end animal testing


November 28th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Major drug and cosmetics companies have backed a plan to eliminate animal testing in favour of more humane approaches. Experts from companies like drug giants AstraZeneca, Procter ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New EU legislation to reduce the number of animals used in scientific experiments


September 8th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Parliament on Wednesday approved new legislation that aims to reduce the number of animals used in scientific experiments. It is aimed to strike a better balance ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Alec Baldwin Will Host PETA Awards


September 3rd, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals are very selective about the celebrities they choose to host their award ceremonies. Only the celebrities with perfect ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Macca furious over NASA’s animal testing


August 27th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): Animal-lover Paul McCartney is upset with experts at NASA for allegedly funding science experiments on monkeys.'The Beatles' legend is urging the U.S. space agency's bosses to withdraw ... Read more...

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Paul asks NASA to stop animal testing


August 26th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Beatles Superstar Sir Paul McCartney and NASA have a strong relationship but right now they are involved in some monkey business. The Former Beatle is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

God created monkeys, rats for experiments to benefit humans: Malaysian minister


May 31st, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 31(ANI): A Malaysian minister has defended an Indian company's proposed plans to build an animal testing medicine lab in his state, saying that God created monkeys and rats for ... Read more...

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Did The FDA Ignore Proof That Sunscreens May Speed Up Cancer?


May 25th, 2010 - 3:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a new report which was written on the effects of the 500 most popular sunscreens on today's market, almost half of those may actually be increasing ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Pill that tells brain to stop eating in offing


January 27th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Researchers are working to develop a pill composed of leptin, the protein that tells our brain to stop eating and, hence, reverse obesity. Leptin regulates appetite in mammals and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Weight-loss pill on the anvil


January 27th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Scientists from University of Montreal are developing an appetite suppressing pill composed of leptin, the protein that tells the brain to stop eating.Leptin regulates appetite in mammals ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

TCG Lifesciences, Pfizer sign drug research deal


January 5th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 5 (IANS) Contract drug research firm TCG Lifesciences Tuesday said it has tied up with pharmaceutical major Pfizer to develop a portfolio of drug molecules. The two-and-a-half-year deal would involve Pfizer ... Read more...

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Indian-origin scientist designs mathematical model to heal toughest of wounds


September 22nd, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): Researchers at Ohio State University, led by an Indian-origin scientist, have developed a mathematical model of chronic wound healing that could do away with guesswork and clearly suggest ... Read more...

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Swine flu vaccine in ‘four to seven months’, says government


August 7th, 2009 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) India is at the forefront of developing a swine flu vaccine that will be available in "four to seven months", the government announced Friday as 96 new ... Read more...

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Animal TB ‘tracker’ created to speed up drug and vaccine studies


July 23rd, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Researchers led by an Indian origin scientist at Johns Hopkins have developed a TB tracker that can monitor in real time the behaviour of the TB bacterium in ... Read more...

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Stem cells can be embedded in sutures to promote healing


July 21st, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering students have shown that it is possible to embed surgical thread with a patient's own adult stem cells to promote healing, and reduce the ... Read more...

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PETA seeks rights to Jackson’s song to save rodents


June 30th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Following the sudden death of pop legend Michael Jackson, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has asked for the rights of the singer's solo ... Read more...

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Soon, a love pill that helps people fall head over heels for anyone!


January 8th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): For people who thought love was miles away from their lives, take heart, for scientists are on the way to develop a potion which could be slipped ... Read more...

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Oral option may soon replace vitamin B12 shots


June 18th, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (IANS) An oral option may soon replace 40 million intra-muscular injections required for treating vitamin B12 deficiency among patients every year. At present, physicians rely on shots for people ... Read more...

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Man-made molecule punches holes in bacteria


May 18th, 2008 - 10:05 am ICT by admin
London, May 17 (ANI): Canadian researchers are all set to begin clinical trials of a man-made protein, which mimics the potent proteins used by white blood cells to punch holes in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

PETA activists protest against animal killing for testing cosmetics


April 24th, 2008 - 1:31 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, Apr 23 (ANI): Activists of People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) on Monday staged a protest against animal killing for testing cosmetics."We are here to try and bring ... Read more...

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Healthy eating linked to increase in animal testing


December 30th, 2007 - 2:40 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 30 (ANI): The fad for health food has massively increased the number of laboratory experiments on animals for food additives, sweeteners and health supplements over the past one year in ... Read more...

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