In this lesson, you will learn how animal testing has been used throughout history and how a better understanding of ethics has provided new.
Animal research in medicine: 100 years of politics, protests and progress (john illman) provides a history of animal research legislation and the context in which they were developed - illman, j, 2008 aninmal research in medicine: 100 years of politics, protests and progress the story of the research defence society.
An estimated 26 million animals are used every year in the united states for scientific and commercial testing  animals are used to develop medical treatments, determine the toxicity of medications, check the safety of products destined for human use, and other biomedical, commercial, and health.
Animals are sometimes used in the testing of drugs, vaccines and other biologics, and medical devices, mainly to determine the safety of the medical product for drugs and biologics, the focus of. Types of animal testing animals are suffering and dying in a range of cruel tests animal testing is carried out in a wide range of areas, including biological research, and testing medicines and chemicals.
History of animal testing timeline timeline description: the use of animals for medical and product testing is a practice that has gone on for many centuries in the last couple centuries, many people have joined animal advocacy groups to stop animal testing date.