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  • Scientific Testing on Inmates

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    better medical research? It’s time for consumers and taxpayers to realize that animal testing wastes hundreds of millions of dollars annually and produces an ineffective product. Passing a law in United States allowing voluntary scientific testing on prison inmates instead of nonhuman animals will lead to a more evolved society, reduction in taxes, and higher biomedical accuracy. In the United States alone, there are an estimated 17 million to 22 million animals in laboratory research facilities (Lauerman

  • Animal Testing

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    million” animals are exploited in experiments; “half are only used through education” (Donna 7). “A 40% is applied in basic research, the 26% for drug development, a 20% are examined for products, and the 14% that is left is applied on education and miscellaneous” (Donna 5). The inhumane cruelty affects the innocent creatures. Animals should only be used for education, and research purposes. Therefore, regulations must increase on animal protection. Increasing policies will expand the protection of

  • In the Name of Science

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    exclusive to biomedical research; animals are used as test subjects for psychological testing, agricultural research and cosmetic study, among others (, 2012). Over one hundred million animals are burned, crippled and abused in labs every year and of those, 92% of the products that have been deemed safe and effective in animals, have failed human trials because of the dangers (, 2012). Through this, it is clear that relying on the results that animal research provides

  • Clinical trials

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    Introduction Clinical trial is biomedical or health related research studies in human being that follow a pre-defined protocol. Research is an activity designed to test a hypothesis that helps in concluding and developing knowledge. It is a protocol that has an objectives and procedures to reach those objectives (1). There are two types of clinical studies. One is interventional studies in which the research subjects are assigned by the investigator to a treatment or other intervention, and their

  • Persuasive Summary: Animal Testing And Dissection Of Animals

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    and believed animals are like humans and can feel pain and causing pain is morally wrong (Guerrini 11). This debate is still causing considerable turmoil from animal rights organizations protesting to the mistreatment of animals and in contrast, biomedical scientists state it is needed to save lives by discovering new medicine to treat the ill. Today, it is estimated that over 26 million animals are used for testing in the United States,

  • We Need More Animal Research, Testing, and Experimentation

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    We Need More Animal Research, Testing, and Experimentation A life can be taken or created in a matter of seconds and with that has come the miracles of modern medicine. People have come to expect science to save lives, prevent illness, relieve suffering and improve the quality of life. The means of curing, treating and preventing diseases are not achieved by magic or accident. Medical advances are gained through years of intensive research -- research in which laboratory animals have played

  • Without Sacrifice We Can Gain Nothing

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    American Medical Association, AMA, on page 620 “Animals have been used in experiments for at least 2,000 years.” A large extent of knowledge has been gained from animal research but there is still a great deal of opposition to animal testing. However, the benefits of animal research greatly outweigh the penalties of animal research. Therefore, animal testing must be used if humans are to continue their search for knowledge. Without the sacrifice of a few animals many others would die, animals are

  • Animal Experimentation

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    that animal testing is "morally, and ethically unacceptable". In her article, "So Much Animal Pain, So Little Human Gain", she states that animal testing does not benefit for humans and how much the animal suffer in the experiment. Using animal in research can't always predict the results for humans. There are some cases that even though the experiment succeeded, it wasn't safe for humans. Around 92% of drugs that passed in the animal testing didn't work with humans (Top 5 Reason). The reason is that

  • Animal Testing Argumentative Essay

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    I. Introduction a. I’ll start with a quote by John F. Lauerman, “Every year, scientists use millions of animals- mostly mice and rats- in experiments. The practice provokes passionate debates over the morality and efficacy of such research- and how to make it more humane.” – John F. Lauerman b. Everyone here uses products that were made safe for human use by the practice of testing on animals. Some of these products include the following: sunscreen such as Coppertone, Crest toothpaste, Ivory soap

  • Animal Experimentation: A vital role in medical reasearch

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    Animal experimentation has been and will continue to be a source in scientific research. Similarities between animals and humans allow for researchers to provide safer drugs and new treatments for diseases. (Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR), 2008). Animal experiments have provided many positive outcomes in medical advancements that save human and animal lives. However, many people in today’s society have an emotional attachment to animals which fuels opposition to animal experimentation