Researchers from the National University of Science and Technology MISIS in Russia and the Technical University of Dortmund in Germany have developed a new in vitro technology to predict the behavior and durability of orthopedic implants, without the use of animal testing.
Authored by Sen. Cathleen Galgiani and co-sponsored by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and Social Compassion in Legislation, SB 1249 will make it unlawful for cosmetic manufacturers to sell any cosmetic in California if the final product or any component of the product was tested on animals after January 1, 2020, with some exceptions for regulatory requirements.
Researchers used an artificial intestine to explore how gut microbiota change in response to a switch from a macronutrient medium resembling a Western diet to a medium composed exclusively of dietary fatty acids.
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.
Great hospital care means more than state-of-the-art diagnostics and treatments—it includes all aspects of the hospital experience, including delicious, healthy food.