The Physicians Committee


Free 'Nutrition Guide for Clinicians' App Covers 100 Medical Conditions

WASHINGTON—The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine—a nonprofit with 12,000 doctor members—has released the third edition of its Nutrition Guide for Clinicians as an app available for free download on Google Play and the Apple Store. The comprehensive medical reference manual provides the latest evidence-based information on nutrition’s role in prevention and treatment of nearly 100 conditions.

Mathematical Model Unifies Multiple Sclerosis as a Single Disease

Using data from 66 patients followed for up to 20 years, researchers developed a mathematical model to simulate the biological processes involved in the disease of multiple sclerosis, a chronic autoimmune disease leading to damage to nerve fibers in the brain with variable clinical presentation rates and symptoms and leading to blurred vision, memory problems, weakness, and more.