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December 2004 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
News and Campaign Updates
soybeans New Study: Soy Helps Prostate Cancer Outlook
Nutritionists have long surmised that Japan and China have low levels of prostate cancer because of their high consumption of soy products. Now, a new Australian study tests the effects of soy on men who already have prostate cancer. Read more…
test tubes PCRM Develops Animal-Free Insulin Assay
Each year, U.S. labs perform millions of insulin assays using cruelly derived animal ingredients. PCRM decided to find an alternative. Read more…
cigarettes The Smoking Gun: Forcing Tobacco on Animals
Although scientists established decades ago that smoking is harmful to humans, some researchers needlessly continue testing tobacco’s effects in animals. Read more…
caged hen Tyson Drops Misleading Ads Claiming Chicken Is Healthy  PCRM lawsuit successfully challenges Tyson advertising campaigns. Read more…
Susanna Walsh PCRM Takes On Duke’s Animal Labs
Fewer than 25 percent of U.S. medical schools still use dogs and other animals to teach human physiology, surgery, or pharmacology. Duke is one of the stubborn few. Read more...

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