The Physicians Committee applauds California Gov. Jerry Brown for signing into law a landmark bill that guarantees patients a healthful plant-based option at every meal. Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) authored Senate Bill 1138, which was co-sponsored by the Physicians Committee and Social Compassion in Legislation.
Fish oil supplements do not prevent heart attacks or strokes in those with type 2 diabetes, according to research published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Researchers recently developed a novel model of Alzheimer’s disease. The model platform uses microchannels and two chambers to mimic blood flow and allow important cellular factors to interact, thus recapitulating the molecular mechanisms of the disease process.