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|PCRM Online Archive|
May 2013: Read this Issue> Physicians Committee Hosts Congressional Vegetarian Caucus; Join the VegRUN Marathon Training Program; Baby Boom + Fast Food = Dementia Boom; Attend the International Conference of Nutrition and the Brain; Physicians Committee Persuades Harvard to Close Primate Facility; Militar
|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
|PCRM 2012: The Year in Review|
GOOD NUTRITION Kickstart Reaches China, India, and Latin America New international versions of PCRM’s 21-Day Vegan Kickstart introduce vegan diets to people around the world with meat- and dairy-free versions of traditional recipes. The Chinese-language 21-Day Healthy Challenge launched in March, and the Spanis
|Fighting for Ethical Research and Better Health: A Review of 1998|
RESEARCH REFORM Our program for alternatives to animal laboratories in medical education continues to grow, with ten medical schools receiving a special media/advertising blitz—Boston University, St. Louis Uni
|Section Two: Cancer Prevention|
Breast Cancer Fat Increases Estrogens How Much Fat is Too Much? Fiber Reduces Estrogens Other Risk Fa
|A Response to Food/Tobacco Industry Attacks|
Groups funded by the tobacco, meat, dairy, or chemical industries sometimes attack health advocacy and research organizations, including the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). Such industry-funded groups include the "Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF)." This background paper describes th
|Food Term Glossary|
Agar—is a sea vegetable used as a thickener and gelling agent instead of gelatin, which is an animal by-product. Available in natural food stores and Asian markets. It may also be called “agar agar.” Agar comes in several forms, including powder and flakes. The powder is the easi
|1999: The Year in Review|
The year brought a continuing firestorm of controversy over massive animal testing programs promoted by Vice President Al Gore and the Environmental Protection Agency. The first, called the High Production Volume Challenge, aims to use hundreds of thousands of animals to test industrial chemicals that ar
|Section One: Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease|
What is Heart Disease Risk Factors Different Types of Cholesterol Cholesterol: The 150 Goal How to Read a Cholesterol Test How Much Is “Good Cholesterol”?
|Nutrition and Renal Disease|
Nutrition and Renal Disease The kidneys’ job is to keep the body’s fluids, electrolytes, and organic solutes in a healthy balance. Their functional units are the million or so nephrons in the renal cortex which filter most constituents of the blood other
|PCRM 2010: The Year in Review|
It’s been an amazing year at PCRM. We celebrated our 25th anniversary and kicked off our next quarter century with extraordinary accomplishments for people and animals. Here are a few highlights. GOOD NUTRITION Improving School Lunches PCRM experts worked all year to promote better nutrition in schools. In
|2002: The Year in Review|
In February, an investigation by researchers at PCRM and Georgetown University School of Medicine exposed the little known practice of prescribing estrogens to tall girls in order to suppress their growth. A full report appeared in the February 2002 Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. Avon, the largest
|Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease|
Are there aspects of your health you would like to change? Perhaps you might like to lose a few pounds, bring your cholesterol down, or get away from medicines. I am here today to talk about some surprising ways to keep a healthy heart—not through prescriptions or bypass surgery, but through simple changes t
|2003 School Lunch Report Card: Results|
A Report by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine August 2003 Background | Review Process and Grading System | Report Card Detroit City School District (Detroit, Mich.): 94% The Detroit City School District is the 12th largest district in the United States, with 265 schools