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|Milk Consumption and Prostate Cancer|
Milk Consumption and Prostate Cancer Abstract Prostate cancer is one of the most common malignancies worldwide, with an estimated 400,000 new cases diagnosed annually. Its incidence and mortality have been associated with milk or dairy product consumption in intern
|March of Dimes-Funded Animal Experiments: An Overview|
March of Dimes-Funded Animal Experiments: An Overview EXTENT, COST, and TYPES of ANIMALS USED The March of Dimes does not report the number of animals used per year. The March of Dimes uses many different species of animals, including primates, cats, dogs, rabbits, pigs, hamsters, fe
|Meat Consumption and Cancer Risk|
The World Health Organization has determined that dietary factors account for at least 30 percent of all cancers in Western countries and up to 20 percent in developing countries. When cancer researchers started to search for links between diet and cancer, one of the
|Food Guide Pyramid Revisions Letter|
September 10, 2002 John Webster Director, Public Information and Governmental Affairs Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion United States Department of Agriculture 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 1034 Alexandria, VA 22302 Dear Mr. Webster: Thank you very much for inviting us to comment on the reassessment
|Nutrition and Prostate Health|
By Neal D. Barnard, M.D. The prostate is an organ that sits snuggled up under the bladder. Its biological purpose is to produce semen. As time goes on, however, many men have an enlargement of their prostates, causing annoying and sometimes painful urinary problems. The prostate is also the number-one cancer spot
|Nutrition and Prostate Health|
The prostate is an organ that sits snuggled up under the bladder. Its biological purpose is to produce semen. As time goes on, however, many men have an enlargement of their prostates, causing annoying and sometimes painful urinary problems. The prostate is also the number-one cancer spot in a man’s body. Th
|Soy and Your Health|
Soy and Your Health Soy products have recently enjoyed increasing popularity. Soy products include soybeans (also called edamame) and any other items made from soybeans, including soymilk, tofu, tempeh, miso, and vegetarian meat and dairy substitutes like soy meats and soy cheeses. Like most other plant foods, the mos
|Stress and Substance Abuse: Cleaning Up Unethical Research|
By Jonathan Balcombe, Ph.D. In a 5-year, $4.3 million, multi-center study, a team of experimenters is investigating how chronic stress might lead to alcoholism. Abundant evidence, of course, has suggested that people who are vulnerable to addictions due to genetics or other factors might be especially at risk dur
|Ovarian Cancer Risk and Consumption of Milk Products and Lactose: Meta-Analysis of Epidemiological Studies Finds Some Support for a Link|
An analysis of 21 studies that have investigated the link between ovarian cancer and the consumption of milk products and lactose has found some support for the hypothesis that high intake
|Human Experimentation: An Introduction to the Ethical Issues|
The Scandal Unfolds Tuskegee Studies Unnecessary Drugs Mean Unnecessary Experiments
|Foods and Breast Cancer Survival|
Healthful diets not only help prevent cancer; they also improve survival when cancer has been diagnosed. In the last issue of Good Medicine, we looked at how foods affect survival in prostate cancer. In this issue, we look at breast cancer. The first clues that foods might affect the course of breast cancer came fr
|An Examination of Animal Experiments|
Inaccurate Results Money Lost, Attention Diverted The Time Factor
|Health Concerns about Dairy Products|
Many Americans still consume substantial amounts of dairy products—and government policies still promote them—despite scientific evidence that questions their health benefits and indicates their potential health risks. Osteoporosis Milk’s main selling point is calcium, and milk-drinking is touted fo
|The Debate over Animal Experiments|
The conflict over the practical and ethical problems presented by animal experiments was the subject of a series of articles in the February issue of Scientific American. The case against animal experiments was made by PCRM president Neal Barnard, M.D., and Stephen R. Kaufman, M.D., of the Medical R
|Animal Smoking Experiments: Part 2|
Beyond Animal Research By Jonathan Balcombe, Ph.D. November 2004 Animal Smoking Experiments: Part II Scientists have known for decades that smoking can have devastating