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Animal Testing: The Future of Pharmaceuticals

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Millions of chemicals have been discontinued in everyday uses, such as in plant poisons, through animal testing, they have been donned to be unsafe for people and environment. Without animal testing, the general public would still be using these hazardous chemicals. Many humanitarians may be opposed to testing chemicals on animals, but if scientists didn’t test on animals, individuals would have to test the deadly chemicals or live in a world where people don’t know if the chemicals they are using are poisonous and lethal to the human society. Animal testing may be wrong in some instances, but it does not compare to the benefits that it brings to this society in many different areas. A person should not have to imagine how this world would be like if scientists did not use animals to try and find cures for diseases or test certain chemicals. Although scientists test animals mainly for find cures for humans, it benefits other animals with cures for similar and non-similar diseases. Testing on animals is mandatory in order to save countless amounts of lives around the world in society today.

The use of animals to discover cures and better ways to live has many benefits that help people with deadly diseases and individuals in everyday situations for contamination. One of the major benefits of animal testing is that “…it aids researchers in finding drugs and treatments to improve health and medicine. Many medical treatments have been made possible by animal testing, including cancer and HIV drugs, insulin, antibiotics, vaccines and many more. It is for this reason that animal testing is considered vital for improving human health” (Murnaghan). Numerous expanses of people have been helped by the results of studying and tes...

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...ount of benefits to the use of animal experimentation and a devastating amount of disadvantages if scientists were to not use animal testing. Humans are not the only ones that are helped from it, pets and other animals are profited from these experimentations.

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Solomon, Gina. “Chemical Testing on Animals Saves Lives.” Earth Island Journal. 17. (2002): 47-49. Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 02 May 2011.
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