Animal Testing Pros And Cons Essay

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26 million animals are used every single year in the US for scientific, and commercial testing. Animals are usually used to develop medical treatments, determine the toxicity of certain medications, or any products meant for human use, or other biomedical, commercial, and health care uses. Testing on animals has been lasting from at least 500 BC.
Some good uses for animal testing that has come out to be good is that it had brought us development of many life-saving treatments for both animals and humans. There seems to be no alternative method for researching on a completely living organism.
Some may say that animal testing is cruel and that there shouldn't be a process like this for such animals. Again as if the moment there is no other alternative
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Chimpanzees share 99% of DNA with humans, and mice are 98% genetically similar to humans. Mammals and humans are from common ancestors, And have the same set of organs that function in most of the same way with the help of a bloodstream and central nervous system. Since animals and humans are so biologically similar, they are more susceptible of lots of the same conditions and illnesses, including cancer, diabetes, and heart disease.
Although there are still many pros of doing animal testing there are obvious cons for this as well. Animal testing is cruel and inhumane. According to human society international, animals used in experiments are commonly subjected to forced inhalation, food and water deprivation, prolonged periods of physical restraint and having the infliction of burns and other wounds to study the healing process, some even having their eyelids held open by clips, sometimes even for multiple days, not blinking away the products being tested. A chemical will kill 50% of the animals being used in the
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I would say that there really is no side to pick on for me personally. I would pick both in my opinion. Animal testing is important to humankind to see if certain antibiotics are safe to try and use. Although animal testing is horrible and cruel and very hard to have still happen, it is still important that we save lives and keep families happy. Again it is very hard to see such beautiful animals in pain, how an animal is also trying to live its basic life cycle. But sometimes in a society and world like this, we need to take risks like this in order to have a healthy
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