Animal Testing In Medicine

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Animals testing is not a good technique to the medicine, carries a non-ethical concept and needs to be stopped. Experiments on animals can be viewed as inherent process in the evolution of science, that it had done a lot and still have a lot to do for humanity. Animals should be treated as important piece of a puzzle as the life on earth. But trying to apply human rights on them it is a total misunderstanding, animal testing can have been useful for the past times, but now we need a change the medicine paths. All the efforts to the discovery of new vaccines or cures of diseases should be put in a more predicted and effected method. We have reached a technology level that allows us to use the computer as a tool for medicine new discoveries in …show more content…
Animals testing has its flaws as humans and animals’ organisms are not the same. Even experimentation with mammals, the closest animal type from humans, can led us to a failing in the prediction of toxic effects of drugs. Thus, animal testing is a waste of effort and money. The scientific process consists on discoveries and studies that can contradict predetermined concepts. Therefore, researchers can be studying a peculiarity of some specie that can be resulted by many different factors. Trying to apply this new discovery in humans can be catastrophic as these new concepts cannot be applicable to human beings. For example in 1960’s, experimentation on animals showed that the tobacco did not cause lung cancer, although it caused some minor issues. This research was used for years as an argument to delay the government warning related to smoking habits. However, we still have to continue to test drugs before using in humans. There many other methods to study the effects of drugs in humans, between them we can cite a few: epidemiological studies, human tissue and cell cultures, and autopsy studies. In addition, there are being developed a new technique that will be capable of eliminate animal testing for good. It consist of software, called in silico (on computers), use that will identify and map the pathways by a particle …show more content…
Indeed, spreading these discussion among other people can actually help to prevent it. It is a legitimate dispute and has a plenty of reason. The public attention to the practice has decreased in the past few years, but the concern among scientists, animal-rights groups, researches institutions continues high. It calls for a more open debate for a higher public attention. Most people do not know whether the drug they are taking was tested by animals or not. This new view of the public attention can increase the government concern about this issue. With the public attention, perhaps more investments can be made in order to eradicate the animal testing in our researcher’s

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