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  June 2005 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  
News and Campaign Updates
PCRM's spoof ad New Spoof of Milk Mustache Ad Spotlights Lactose Intolerance
About three-quarters of the world’s population is lactose intolerant. For many, dairy products can cause serious digestive problems. But that doesn’t stop the industry from trying to convince everyone to drink milk. A new PCRM campaign addresses this serious issue, and a lawsuit is in the works. Read more…
product testing Momentum Grows for Nonanimal Product Testing
The supermarkets are filled with “cruelty-free” shampoos, but some companies are still killing rabbits to test new chemicals. PCRM scientist Sherry Ward, Ph.D., is pushing for replacements. Read more…
Salad New Study Shows Low-Fat Diet Improves Breast Cancer Survival
Low-fat diets may be an important tool against breast cancer recurrence, says a new study funded by the National Cancer Institute. Breast cancer patients who reduced their fat consumption lowered their risk of tumor recurrence by 24 to 42 percent. Find out more…
guinnea pig British Think Tank Calls for More Alternatives to Animal Tests
The scientific community has a “moral imperative” to develop alternatives to animal tests, says a new report by a British think tank. Read more about it…
reaching for cake PCRM President Reports New Findings about the Dopamine Receptor Gene
Some people have a harder time giving up meat and other unhealthy foods. PCRM’s Neal Barnard, M.D., may have discovered one of the reasons why. Read more…

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