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Thinking about the Ethics of testing medicines on Animals!

July 1, 2020 3:39 pm

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Always a controversial topic and one that continues to be passionately debated all around the World!  Whatever your personal views on the subject of Animal Testing, make an informed decision.  Subjecting animals to living their short lives in cages where they are force fed experimental dugs or injected with toxins and antibodies to watch for strange reactions sounds like a horror movie!

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Unlike companies such as https://www.richmondpharmacology.com/specialist-services/adaptive-phase-i-studies who conduct Adaptive Phase 1 Clinical Studies and don’t participate in this form of testing, certain pharmaceutical and cosmetic companies still do!  Try to make an informed decision and don’t be influenced by hysteria, controversy and suspicion.  The positive impact that testing medicines on animals has had is huge and drugs like antibiotics, Insulin and Cancer cures have all been developed in this way.  It sounds like intolerable cruelty but millions of human lives are saved by researchers discovering new medicines that are tested in this way.  If your loved one was sick and possibly terminally ill wouldn’t you use any method, no matter how extreme to try to save them?

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Testing cosmetics on animals is now banned in the United Kingdom and any other experiments are closely monitored and regulated.  Learn all you can about both sides of this passionate topic and don’t make a rash decision about whether or not you condone or support this controversial practice. In the United Kingdom 3.79 million experiments or animal testing procedures were carried out in the year 2017 and the scientists used live animals to conduct the studies.

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