Essay about Pros of Animal Experimentation

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Although not as strictly addressed, there is still a schism when it comes to the matters of experimentation involving animals. Those in opposition of it see it as being against the will of the animal, because animals have no say in the matter. However, through animal experimentation there has been vast medical advances in hospitals and veterinarians , research has led to cures for various diseases that would normally take many more years to cure, and the use of animals is highly ethical considering what could be the alternative, although there is progress being made to change these measures. This is how animal experimentation is of use to society for humans and animals.
Animal testing has gone back as far as three hundred B.C.E with the
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(**) (“Veterinary Benefits”) (“Animal Testing”) ("Cardiac Pacemakers") (Aquilina) (Naik)
Various diseases have been nearly eradicated with the research that has been put into animal experimentation. Without the research done on pigs, anyone who suffered from diabetes would not make it nearly as long as they do nowadays, because from the research done on pigs, insulin was founded (***). Then in 1995, pig fetus cells were used in the brains of patients suffering from Parkinson's disease. From three patients, a doctor by the name of Schumacher said, “A PET scan was done on [the brain] of the first patient, and after 5 months it appears there's a living, dopamine-producing graft, Parkinson's disease destroys brain cells that make dopamine, a neurotransmitter, producing problems with speech and motor coordination. (Travis)” Polio, a debilitating disease that crippled the President, Delano Roosevelt, was cured through animal experimentation. Currently, animals are used in the research for treatments of cancer, HIV, AIDS, and various other diseases that plague the modern world. Most vaccines that children are subject to, were all made

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