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|Good Medicine Archive|
2013 Issues Escaping the Research Mousetrap Good Medicine Winter 2013 Vol. XXII, No. 1 Can We End Alzheimer's?
|How You Can Help Reform the March of Dimes|
1. Tell other people about the March of Dimes! Most people are not aware that the charity wastes their charitable donations on cruel and useless experimentation. One way you can easily raise awareness is to write letters: to the editor, to a celebrity spokesperson, and/or to any company in your community that suppor
|March of Dimes-Funded Animal Experiments: Commonly Asked Questions|
March of Dimes-Funded Animal Experiments: Commonly Asked Questions Animal Welfare 1. Does the March of Dimes still fund shocking animal experiments? 2. Is there any evidence for the poor treatment of animals in March of Dimes experiments? 3. How can there be any pain or suffe
Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act The Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act gained more support in the 112th Congress than any previous session with a hearing and vote in the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and nearly
|Meet Some of the Lost or Surrendered Dogs Who Were Used and Killed at University of Michigan|
The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor (U-M) continues to use dogs from Michigan shelters in its Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course. Notorious Class B dealer R&R Research sells dogs to U-M. Learn more about how these dogs are sold to U-M and help us end the use of animals in U-M’s ATLS course.
|The Vegan Diet How-To Guide for Diabetes|
Step 3. Low Glycemic Index The glycemic index identifies foods that increase blood sugar rapidly and allows you to favor foods that have much less effect on blood sugar. High-glycemic-index foods include sugar itself, white potatoes, most wheat flour products, and most cold c
|Glycemic Index of Foods Influences Weight Loss|
Decreasing the intake of high-glycemic foods can help reduce body weight, according to a new article in the Journal of Nutrition. The glycemic index is a measure of how rapidly a given food releases sugar into the bloodstream. In a National Institutes of Health-funded study conducted by PCRM, 99 participants with ty
|Contact the March of Dimes National Office|
Contact the March of Dimes National Office March of Dimes National Office 1275 Mamaroneck Ave. White Plains, NY 10605 National Office: 914-428-7100 Toll-Free: 888-99MARCH Mother's March: 800-99MARCH email: firstname.lastname@example.org See our advice on writing to health charities. You can also
|Survey Shows Most Canadian Universities No Longer Use Live Animal Laboratories in Medical School Curricula|
WASHINGTON—A recent survey conducted by the international health advocacy organization Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) shows that 11 of the 16 medical universities in Canada no longer use live animals in their teaching curricula. PCRM asked the Canadian universities if they have live anim
|The Future of Science and Medicine|
Students will be interested to know that animal use is becoming a thing of the past at all educational levels—even medical school. Here’s a glimpse at what lies ahead for students planning a career in medicine: Computer-based methods and incredibly accurate anatomical simulators are not simply the wave of
|Animal Welfare Act Violations at Ivy League Universities|
A report from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine September 2011 Findings | Review Process | Detailed Results | Discussion | Recommendations | References REVIEW PROCESS Research Misconduct Score To rate Ivy League universities on their Animal Welfare Act compliance, PCRM developed the Research
|The Latest In...|
RESEARCH ETHICS By Kristie Sullivan, M.P.H. Pharmaceutical and Chemical Testing Novo Nordisk Ends Live-Animal Use in Quality Testing Novo Nordisk will no longer use living animals to quality-test batches of biological products coming off production lines. More than 13,000 animals per year were used for the tests in
|Ethics in Human Research|
PCRM advocates higher ethical standards in conducting human research and providing access to medical treatment. The following links provide additional information. Articles about related topics also appear in Good Medicine magazine. Fact Sheets Birth Defect Statistics Concerns About
|Frequently Asked Questions about Diabetes|
1. Why do you recommend a vegan diet for diabetes? Vegan diets, which contain no animal products (meat, dairy, eggs, or other animal products), are healthier than other diets, because they contain no cholesterol and less fat, saturated fat, and calories than meat-based diets or ovo-lacto vegetarian diets. Scie
|Study Shows Dramatic Decline in Use of Live Animals, Especially Dogs, in Medical Education|
LA JOLLA, Calif.—A new study appearing in Academic Medicine documents the continued decline in the use of dogs and other live animals in medical school laboratories. In physiology courses, live animals were used in 39 percent of U.S. medical schools in 1994 but dropped to 18 percent in 2001. Similarly, l