Pros of Animal Testing For Medical Research

People getting sick is an everyday issue. If we did not have laboratory research on animals, people would be dying from illnesses such as the common cold. Animal Rights Activists are against animal testing, but then again when they get sick do they not use the same drugs that were tested on those

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Living in a World Without Bacteria

Many people believe that bacteria only cause disease and death. This is not technically true. While we have all suffered from some kind of an infection which we are told is caused some noxious form of bacteria, this is just a small part of what bacteria contribute to out lives.

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The High Rate of Aids in Africa

Seventy-four percent of the AIDS population is found in Africa. One in ten adults living in Africa is now infected with HIV, and in certain places in southern Africa, at least one in four adults are infected. Not only does AIDS affect the immediate victims, but in Africa, it frequently is passed o

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Use of Fetal Tissue in Research and Transplants

The use of Fetal Tissue in Research and Transplants Fetal tissue research is done to provide information to society that will eventually lead to the prevention of some diseases and hopefully one day help to discover a cure to some incurable diseases. Right now researchers are doing fetal tissue

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Theory of Vaccination

As the son of a mother who is obsessive when it comes to health and nutrition it is almost impossible to escape the consistent ramblings and qualms about eating properly and getting plenty of exercise. There are always many stories circulating at the dinner table

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Strangles Infection Preventive Measures

Strangles is a highly contagious infection that plagues horses, and it needs to be controlled. The transmission of strangles is very easy, and its effects on horses are very serious. Vaccines should be required for all horses. Measures need to be taken to control the sprea

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Survey on Animal Testing For Research and Educational Purposes

The use of laboratory animals is important to three main areas: biomedical research, product safety testing, and education. Biomedical researchers use animals to extend their understanding of the workings of the body and the processes of disease and health, and to develop n

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Immune System: Means Protection

- The word immune literally means "protection." - Protection from many hazards in the environment. - Diseases cannot be immunized, such as cancer or AIDS - Immune system protects against foreign substances, and problems that may arise during that process - Cells of the immune system function t

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The Body & it's Immune Sysytem

- The word immune literally means "protection." - Protection from many hazards in the environment. - Diseases cannot be immunized, such as cancer or AIDS - Immune system protects against foreign substances, and problems that may arise during that process - Cells of the immune system function t

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The Harmful Effects of Cloning

Within the past few decades, the world has experienced an incredible boom in technology, leading to such things as space travel, the internet, and wireless phones among others. The field of medicine has been no exception. With vaccines that have almost completely wiped out tubercul

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The Animal Testing

Many animal activists are disappointed with the pace at which animal testing is being reduced, refined, and especially, replaced (the "Three Rs" of the alternatives approach). Considerable progress has been made, however, in the science of alternatives and in the attitudes among toxicologists and co

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Animal Research as an Integral Part of Society

As Doctor Zola-Morgan stated in a speech to animal right activists, "I've seen the impact of the animal rights movement. I believe this is an attack on science of the worst kind. If we allow it to prevail it will take us back to the dark ages." Too much of the public has come to think

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The Necessity of Animal Experimentation

The Necessity of Animal Experimentation For the past few decades, there has been a heated debate on the topic of animal rights. Many different opinions have been expressed supporting and opposing the use of animals in laboratory experiments. On one side, scientists and researchers believe that a

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Constant Changes in Society

Today's society is much different than society was a century ago, or even thirty years ago. Society is constantly changing and reforming to improve the conditions under which we live. Technology, medical health, and social acceptance are all examples of areas that were changed and reformed to impr

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What is Bio-terrorism?

"Disease has long been the deadliest enemy of mankind," says George Bush, "...we have fought the causes and consequences of disease throughout history and must continue to do so with every available means (qtd. in "Defending against bioterrorism" n. pg.)." In light of the recent

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The History of Genetic Studies

We have learned a great deal in the field of genetics over the last century. Many scientists have spent their whole lives studying genetics. These scientists discovered many vaccines and cures for diseases. We now have a better understanding of how heredity, DNA, chromosom

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Edward Jenner: Study the History of Genetics

We have learned a great deal in the field of genetics over the last century. Many scientists have spent their whole lives studying genetics. These scientists discovered many vaccines and cures for diseases. We now have a better understanding of how heredity, DNA, chromosom

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The Discovery of Prcaryote Cells

The simplest of the cells, and also the first types of cells to evolve about 4.5 billion years ago, are the prokaryote cells, cells that lack a membrane. The bacteria are the best know example of prokaryote cells, but recently a new type of prokaryote cell was discovered called

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Technological Advancements

The technological developments of the 1800s In the 1870s Alexander Graham Bell invented the first primitive telephone using an electric circuit and patented it in 1876. In 1895 Gugliemo Marconi made the first radio wave sending and receiving devices from the basis of research done by J. C. Maxwel

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Animal Testing For Medical Research

Animal testing is necessary for human survival and medical research. I will give a brief background and description of animal testing, explain some of the medical advancements achieved from animal testing, and give my own opinion as to why animal testing is beneficial to humans

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Science: The Most Central Theme in An Individuals LIfe

In my opinion, Science is one of the most central themes in our lives, and probably one of the most overlooked. All through school I remember hearing "How am I going to use this?". To that I say what you don't know can kill you. There is more to science than what meets the eye. Such as corrupti

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The Biological Infectious Diseases

For hundreds of years people have been struck down with diseases such as Cholera, an acute diarrhoel infectious disease. Diphtheria is a serious contagious bacterial disease. Hepatitis is the inflammation of the liver. Malaria, is another infectious disease.

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Vivisection: An Animal Experimentation and Research

Throughout the 20th century, scientists have continually made important and advantageous breakthroughs in numerous fields of studies. Many of the scientists responsible for these discoveries directly, or indirectly, used animals somewhere along the road to their goals and conclusions. This process o

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Argumentation on Medical Benefits of Animal Testing

Where would we be Without Animal Testing? Is the use of animals in research justified? Should animal experimentation be permitted? Should these animals be liberated? A logical person would say the benefits justify the research. Without animal testing, products woul

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