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|Women and Cancer: Opportunities for Prevention|
By Neal Barnard, M.D. Ask any doctor what women can do to prevent breast cancer, and the response will probably be to get an annual mammogram after age 50, or perhaps after age 40. Mammograms certainly are important. But they do not prevent cancer. They find cancer. Biopsy,
|Killer Fish: How Eating Aquatic Life Endangers Your Health|
$14.95 People the world over are eating more fish than ever before and assuming fish to be a healthful alternative to meat as well as an excellent source for omega-3 fatty acids. Killer Fish alerts consumers to how eating aquatic life endangers their health. An acclaimed expert in the fields of preventive me
|Health and Nutrition Fact Sheets|
ABOUT PCRM PCRM: Advocates for Ethical Standards in Research, Advocates for Preventive Medicine Through Good Nutrition This brochure explains the dual mission of PCRM and how you can take
|Foods and Immunity|
In spite of our best efforts, cancer cells will arise in the body from time to time. Luckily, we have white blood cells that roam our bloodstreams looking for these troublemakers. Some of them, called natural killer cells, seek out and destroy cancer cells and
|Health and Nutrition|
New in Health and Nutrition Power Foods for the Brain: An Effective 3-step Plan to Protect Your Mind and Strengthen Your Memory Neal D. Barnard, M.D.
|Research on the Major Killers of Americans|
Medical research is at a crossroads. The major killer diseases are not solved by old experimental techniques. In order to win against the major diseases, researchers are looking to new technologies, and doctors are forced to learn new approaches. Heart Disease: The Number One Killer The gre
|The Major Killers of Americans: Research and Prevention|
Research on the Major Killers of Americans Medical research is at a crossroads: The major killer diseases are not being cured by previous experimental methods. In order to overcome these diseases, doctors are prompted to learn new approaches and researchers are looking to new technologies. Heart Disease The greate
|Tyson Loses a Game of “Chicken” after Doctors’ Challenge|
WASHINGTON—After the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) filed a lawsuit against Tyson Foods over an ad alleged to be false and misleading, Tyson has pulled the Internet ad which had advised consumers to “serve chicken as often as you like” to ensure heart health. “The tr
|Foods for Cancer Prevention|
Foods for Cancer Prevention Of the many diseases that affect people these days, cancer is among the most feared. But despite a wealth of scientific data, most people remain unaware of how they can reduce their risk of developing cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, as much as 80 percent of all cance
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ALTERNATIVES TO ANIMAL EXPERIMENTS New Technique Shows Drug Effects in the Human Brain Researchers at the Brain Imaging Center of McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts, have published the first research study showing the cocaine-induced changes in the blood vessels within the human brain. Coc
|Foods for Cancer Prevention|
Of the many diseases that affect people these days, cancer is among the most feared. But despite a wealth of scientific data, most people remain unaware of how they can reduce their risk of developing cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, as much as 80 perc
|Doctors Launch Healthy Eating Campaign in America’s Least Healthy States|
WASHINGTON—Mississippi, West Virginia, and Tennessee top the list of unhealthy states, says the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). The group released its list of top 10 unhealthiest states today, kicking off a month-long healthy eating promotion. As part of a multi-faceted education campaig
|Doctors Sue Tyson over Ads Claiming Chicken Is Heart-Healthy and “Natural”|
WASHINGTON and SAN FRANCISCO—The nonprofit health and research group Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is filing a lawsuit today charging Tyson Foods with misleading consumers by claiming its chicken products are “all na
|New Study Reveals Treatment for|
WASHINGTON—A new scientific review shows that high blood pressure can be reduced with diet changes, especially a vegetarian diet. The new report analyzes the results of published studies and concludes that vegetarian populations have lower rates of hypertension, “the silent killer.” This report,
|New Heart Disease Findings Suggest Meatless Meals Could Cut Health Care Costs|
WASHINGTON—A scientific review in October’s American Journal of Cardiology finds that vegetarian and vegan diets rich in nuts, soy, and fiber cut cholesterol and triglyceride levels more effectively than other dietary approaches commonly used to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, America’s