Research on animals is important in understanding diseases and
developing ways to prevent them. The polio vaccine, kidney transplants,
and heart surgery techniques have all been developed with the help of
animal research. Through increased efforts by the scientific community,
effective treatments for diabetes, diphtheria, and other diseases have been
developed with animal testing.
Animal research has brought a dramatic progress into medicine.
With the help of animal research, smallpox has been wiped out worldwide.
Micro-surgery to reattach hearts, lungs, and other transplants are all
possible because of animal research. Since the turn of the century,
animal research has helped increase our life-span by nearly 28... View More »