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Primates’ Progress: Disturbing Findings from a Study of Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Primates by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 15 Sep 2010 12:00am By Dan Olmsted and Mark Blaxill We reported earlier this summer (see HERE ) on an important new study from Thoughtful House and the University of Pittsburgh describing neuroimaging results that compared a small group of vaccinated monkeys to unvaccinated monkeys during infancy. One interesting footnote in this paper fro ... Read on »
U. S. Labs Import Thousands of Wild-caught Primates by Sally Kneidel Patient Expert Posted Wed 03 Jun 2009 12:24am I was dismayed to learn not long ago that the biggest importer of primates worldwide is the United States. According to an American University document, we import more than 20,000 primates per year into the U.S. We import four times more primates than any other single country, and many of them are wild-caught. Does it matter? It doe ... Read on »
Pediatric Vaccines Influence Primate Behavior by Cheryl Patient Expert Posted Thu 02 Jul 2009 9:39pm From Safeminds.org: The study is currently in review and has not been published yet. Pediatric Vaccines Influence Primate Behavior, and Amygdala Growth and Opioid Ligand Binding Friday, May 16, 2008: IMFAR L. Hewitson , Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA B. Lopresti , Radiology, ... Read on »
Blockbuster Primate Study Shows Significant Harm from One Birth Dose of a Mercury-Containing Vaccine by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 30 Sep 2009 12:00am [Editor's update: The article is now available for purchase at Science Direct. See link below.] By Mark Blaxill A research team led by scientists from the University of Pittsburgh and Thoughtful House  reported today that exposure to a birth dose of a hepatitis B vaccine that included an ethyl mercury prese ... Read on »
U.S. imports 20,000 primates per year by Sally Kneidel Patient Expert Posted Fri 19 Feb 2010 12:00am Photo of vervet monkey in Africa by Sally Kneidel, PhD This post now on Google News and on BasilandSpice Text and photo by Sally Kneidel, PhD U.S. is world's leading importer of primates I learned while researching our book Going Green that the United States is the biggest importer of primates worldwide. According to an Ameri ... Read on »
SPARKS, Nevada - Workers at a Nevada research lab were checking on a primate room when they came across a ghastly sight: Thirty by nowester F. Posted Wed 17 Mar 2010 8:49pm SPARKS, Nevada - Workers at a Nevada research lab were checking on a primate room when they came across a ghastly sight: Thirty dead monkeys were essentially cooked alive after someone left the heater on. Two others were near death and had to be euthanized. At a lab run by the same company, a monkey died last year after it was sent through an aut ... Read on »
Preclinical Deposition of Pathological Prion Protein in Muscle of Experimentally Infected Primates and potential Iatrogenic TSE by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 21 Nov 2010 5:24pm Preclinical Deposition of Pathological Prion Protein in Muscle of Experimentally Infected Primates Abstract Susanne Krasemann1, Melanie Neumann1, Markus Geissen1, Walter Bodemer2, Franz-Josef Kaup2, Walter Schulz-Schaeffer3, Nathalie Morel4, Adriano Aguzzi5#*, Markus Glatzel1#* 1 Institute of Neuropathology, University Medical Center Ham ... Read on »
Madagascar and its Primates by Robert Folzenlogen Posted Sat 04 Dec 2010 12:00am As Pangea continued to break apart, Madagascar split from Africa, some 160 million years ago. Drifting to the south, it merged with the remnants of Gondwanaland, the combined mass of Antarctica, India and Australia. There, its African flora and fauna mingled with the plants and animals of that tropical land mass. About 95 million years ago, t ... Read on »
Trade a major threat to primate survival by Sally Kneidel Patient Expert Posted Mon 21 Mar 2011 12:00am Baby spider monkey for sale in Peru. Photo: Sally Kneidel, PhD Tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of primates are traded every year, and the number's been growing linearly for 15 years When I read that news in a recent study by Vincent Nijman of Oxford Brookes University, I was not surprised. Having worked and traveled in Africa, the A ... Read on »
Zoonotic Potential of CWD: Experimental Transmissions to Non-Human Primates by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 27 Jun 2011 1:47pm Envt.06: Zoonotic Potential of CWD: Experimental Transmissions to Non-Human Primates Emmanuel Comoy,1,† Valérie Durand,1 Evelyne Correia,1 Aru Balachandran,2 Jürgen Richt,3 Vincent Beringue,4 Juan-Maria Torres,5 Paul Brown,1 Bob Hills6 and Jean-Philippe Deslys1 1Atomic Energy Commission; Fontenay-aux-Roses, France; 2Canadian Food Inspection ... Read on »