Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine have used human skin cells to develop miniature “brains” that could help gather insights into the development of autism.
As Congress prepares to update the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act of 2010—which is set to expire on Sept. 30—lawmakers have to decide what kinds of foods children should find in the school lunch line.
Complex carbohydrates may be referred to as dietary starch and are made of sugar molecules strung together like a necklace or branched like a coil. They are often rich in fiber, thus satisfying and health promoting. Complex carbohydrates are commonly found in whole plant foods and, therefore, are also often high in vitamins and minerals.
A petition signed by 709 Coloradoans asking for an investigation of a drug-testing laboratory where three beagles died was delivered to the Colorado attorney general this month. Download and share our infographic showing better ways to test drugs without animals.
A low-fat plant-based diet may reduce pain associated with diabetic neuropathy, according to a new study published in Nutrition & Diabetes.
Learn which salads to avoid this summer—and how to optimize your healthful choices—with this new report from Physicians Committee dietitians.
The Physicians Committee applauds the progress of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (CS21). The amended bill will help replace and reduce animal-based chemical tests and increase the use of human-relevant methods.