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The Pros and Cons of Electing an S Corporation Status.

18 Jan 2017 21:24 | Author: User1488022110 | Category: Lake region electric cooperative essay contest

Animal testing is used in many different industries, mainly medical and cosmetic. Animals are used in order to ensure the products are safe for the use of humans. Medical research has also been carried out on animals, and successfully developed new and effective medical treatments. Some of the tests that these animals are subjected to are very painful, and cruel. This fact has caused multiple groups to come forward in protest of this type of testing. Do the pros outweigh the cons of animal testing?

Treatments Developed Have Saved Lives
Animals are the most common subject of medical testing. This includes new drugs as well as possible cures for many different medical problems. Some of the most beneficial things that have come from medical testing on animals are Penicillin, various asthma treatments, and insulin.

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    brownmeercat776 18 Jan 2017 09:14

    It is not a question of pros and cons, it is a question of necessity. Until a computer model is created that can accurately predict exactly how compounds will react to the human body, animal testing is imperative to developing lifesaving drugs and procedures. I was a technician in an animal research facility for over two years. It was a very rewarding career. Our facility had a great veterinary staff of board that always had the animals welfare as their top priority. If an experimental drug was causing serious stress to the animals, they would not hesitate to pull the plug on the entire study. It was hard to sacrifice some of the animals after working with them for an extended period. There were many times I had to take a step back and look at what that animal s sacrifice is doing to promote the well being of human life. Also, animal testing is mandated by the government before a drug can be sold for human use. Long story short; Pros: lifesaving drugs and procedures are developed, saving countless lives worldwide without putting human lives at risk Cons: Animals bred specifically for research are sacrificed after they have completed their study

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    Руслан 18 Jan 2017 04:20

    Animal testing is used in many different industries, mainly medical and cosmetic. Animals are used in order to ensure the products are safe for the use of humans. Medical research has also been carried out on animals, and successfully developed new and effective medical treatments. Some of the tests that these animals are subjected to are very painful, and cruel. This fact has caused multiple groups to come forward in protest of this type of testing. Do the pros outweigh the cons of animal testing?

    To decide whether animal testing is beneficial or not, it is best that you start learning its positive sides first like the following:

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     🌸 Х У З Е Л Ь  🌸 18 Jan 2017 04:40

    Animal testing is used in many different industries, mainly medical and cosmetic. Animals are used in order to ensure the products are safe for the use of humans. Medical research has also been carried out on animals, and successfully developed new and effective medical treatments. Some of the tests that these animals are subjected to are very painful, and cruel. This fact has caused multiple groups to come forward in protest of this type of testing. Do the pros outweigh the cons of animal testing?

    To decide whether animal testing is beneficial or not, it is best that you start learning its positive sides first like the following:

    For someone new in the cosmetic industry, the role of animal testing may be confusing. There are many brands out there that claim to be ‘cruelty free’ and that ‘don’t test on animals.’ It might make an aspiring cosmetic chemist wonder, why do some companies continue to test on animals? What kind of animal testing is done? If one company could stop testing on animals, why don’t they all?

    There are a number of animal tests that can be done on cosmetic formulas and ingredients. The primary tests include the following.

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    whitepeacock720 18 Jan 2017 02:18

    Personally, I find it next to impossible to come up with any pros. I am against animal testing on both moral and scientific grounds - it is not only barbaric, it is potentially dangerous to humans. Morally, it is often extremely cruel and completely unnecessary. For example, I once saw some undercover footage from a laboratory in which dogs were being force-fed weedkiller. Allegedly, this was to see how toxic said weedkiller was. However, it had already been tested on humans, and the dogs were being given 50 times what had been established as a dangerous dose for humans - what possible reason could there have been for this? It is nothing short of torture, just like pouring shampoo into an animal s eyes just to see what happens, or infecting it with horrific diseases like cancer just to see if a potential cure works. I find these sorts of things utterly repugnant. Scientifically, testing products meant for humans on animals is unreliable since animals react differently to humans to many substances. This renders many tests pointless. For example, a contraceptive called Tamoxifen was once developed which was tested on rats. It worked as intended, and was given to humans. However, it had the opposite effect on women, actually increasing their fertility! There are many other examples, some of which had much more harmful consequences. You may remember (or have heard about) Thalidomide, a drug given to pregnant women to prevent morning sickness. It had been tested on animals and declared safe for humans, but it caused severe deformities in many of the babies born after their mothers had taken it. A couple of years ago a drug called TGN1412 was tested on some human volunteers, and very nearly killed them - they were on life support for some time, and were left with permanent health problems. Prior to being given to these people, this drug had already been tested on monkeys at a dose 500 times stronger than that which was given to the humans, without causing the monkeys any ill effects. Aspirin causes birth defects in cats. Penicillin kills guinea pigs. 6-azauridine, a cancer drug which can be used in humans for long periods, will kill dogs in a few days in even small doses. The list goes on. My personal view is that products meant for humans should be tested on humans. It s the only way to know if they will work as intended, and we have the choice of whether or not to volunteer for testing - animals are given no choice, they are simply used and discarded like objects. They have as much right to live as we do, and the right to live that life free of pain and misery. As noted philosopher Jeremy Bentham put it, the central question is not "Can they reason?" nor "Can they talk?", but "Can they suffer?" And obviously they can. Our greater intelligence gives us a responsibility to protect other species, not the right to use and abuse them in any way we see fit - that should be abhorrent to any sentient, compassionate being.

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    purplewolf636 18 Jan 2017 07:55

    Animal testing is used in many different industries, mainly medical and cosmetic. Animals are used in order to ensure the products are safe for the use of humans. Medical research has also been carried out on animals, and successfully developed new and effective medical treatments. Some of the tests that these animals are subjected to are very painful, and cruel. This fact has caused multiple groups to come forward in protest of this type of testing. Do the pros outweigh the cons of animal testing?

    To decide whether animal testing is beneficial or not, it is best that you start learning its positive sides first like the following:

    For someone new in the cosmetic industry, the role of animal testing may be confusing. There are many brands out there that claim to be ‘cruelty free’ and that ‘don’t test on animals.’ It might make an aspiring cosmetic chemist wonder, why do some companies continue to test on animals? What kind of animal testing is done? If one company could stop testing on animals, why don’t they all?

    There are a number of animal tests that can be done on cosmetic formulas and ingredients. The primary tests include the following.

    Over the last century, the field of genetics and biotechnology has greatly developed because of the better understanding of the gene. Because of the improvement of technology, scientists have already gone up until the manipulation of the genome (complete set of genes) of organisms. This process is called genetic engineering. In this article, we will explore 13 important genetic engineering pros and cons.

    The “sharing” of genetic material among living organisms is known to be a natural event. This phenomenon is known to be very evident among bacteria, hence they are called “nature’s own genetic engineer”. Such phenomenon is the inspiration of scientists in this endeavor.

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    tinygorilla307 18 Jan 2017 08:59

    Animal testing is absolutely essential because it would be scientifically, medically, ethically, morally, and legally indefensible to give a human being a substance which had never before been given to a living organism. It is essential that serious or lethal side effects be identified as accurately as possible before proceeding to human trials. Suppose your child had a serious progressive illness, and the doctors told you there was a new drug that might help. Picture this discussion: Well doctor, what are the risks? We have no idea. What are the side effects? We have no idea. Could it harm her? We have no idea. Could it kill her? We have no idea. How long would she have to take the drug? We have no idea. What is the safe dosage? We have no idea. Ok, well lets give it to her and see what happens. Not my child! Some unknowledgeable people say that testing on cell cultures can provide the same information. If that were true, no scientist would waste precious research funds on animal testing, which is many times more expensive. In fact, all new drugs are tested in cell culture before going on to animal trials, and most potential drugs never go on to animal trials because they don’t show promising results in culture. But cell culture testing alone cannot provide the needed information to ensure maximum safety in human trials. A cell culture doesn’t have a heart, lungs, kidneys, blood, a brain, or any other organs. Therefore it cannot predict such side effects as cardiac arrest, lung collapse, kidney failure, blood clots, brain tumors, etc.

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    redgoose392 17 Jan 2017 22:29

    Animal testing is a must. Most of your immunity shots have been tested on animals. If it had not, most of you would have died years ago. Animal testing has medically.