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Q: Animal research ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   2 Comments )
Subject: Animal research
Category: Health > Conditions and Diseases
Asked by: pacificgrove-ga
List Price: $20.00
Posted: 18 Sep 2006 09:46 PDT
Expires: 18 Oct 2006 09:46 PDT
Question ID: 766306
I need as many references as possible to answer the question: Is
Animal Research Necessary to Save Human Lives?
Subject: Re: Animal research
Answered By: pafalafa-ga on 18 Sep 2006 17:16 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars

Here are some links to materials that both support and oppose the use
of animals in research, arguing that they are necessary to save lives,
or that either (a) they are unneeded for that purpose, or (b) animal
testing is morally repugnant, regardless of any medical benefits that
we might realize.
Americans for Medical Progress
...recent books on animal research, medical progress, and related topics

[pro-research books listed include]:

--Animal Research and Human Health: Advancing Human Welfare Through
Behavioral Science (Decade of Behavior)
Carroll, Marilyn E. & Overmier, J. Bruce (eds.), American
Psychological Association: 2001

--Animal Research is Vital to Medicine : A Scientific American article
Botting, Jack H. & Morrison, Adrian R., ibooks, inc.: 2002

--Experimenting with Humans and Animals: From Galen to Animal Rights
Guerrini, Anita, The Johns Hopkins University Press: 2003

--Laboratory Animals in Research and Teaching: Ethics, Care, and Methods 
Akins, Chana K., Panicker, Sangeeta, & Cunningham, Christopher L.
(eds.), American Psychological Association: 2004

--The Process of New Drug Discovery and Development, Second Edition
Smith, Charles G., O'Donnell, James T. (eds.), Informa Healthcare: 2006
...Nearly every medical advancement over the past 100 years involved
animal research.
Coalition for Medical Progress (UK)

Federation of American Societies for Experimental  Biology

States United for Biomedical Research

Animal Welfare Act & Regulations - USDA
Foundation for Biomedical Research

Facts vs Myths

Proud Achievements of Animal Research

The Importance of Being a Mouse
Nobel Prizes...The Payoff from Animal Research


And on the other side of the issue:
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA

--AIDS: Contagion and Confusion

--Alternatives: Testing Without Torture

--Cancer: Why We're Losing the 'War'

--Dissection: Lessons in Cruelty
Other PETA Web Sites
The New England Anti-Vivisection Society
...The New England Anti-Vivisection Society, founded in 1895, works to
expose and replace animal experiments in laboratories and classrooms
with ethically and scientifically responsible modern research methods
and to protect human beings who may be subjected to such experiments.

Chimpanzees ? From stage to lab cage . . . chimpanzees in research and

Rats ? When is an animal not an animal . . . rats as research "tools"
in laboratory experiments

Birds ? No one knows how many . . .the use of birds in agricultural
and biomedical research

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search strategy -- Google search on [ animal testing debate ]
pacificgrove-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $4.00
Exactly what I asked for and more. Gold Star value for me!!

Subject: Re: Animal research
From: pinkfreud-ga on 18 Sep 2006 09:49 PDT
This may be of interest:
Subject: Re: Animal research
From: pacificgrove-ga on 18 Sep 2006 12:05 PDT
Are you able to find more than one?

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