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Spinal cord injury research hampered by animal models, says new study

...cine. Despite decades of animal experiments, we still dont have a drug to cure spinal cord injury in humans, says Aysha Akhtar, a neurologist with pcrm and the lead author. According to the Journal of the American Paraplegic Society, at least 22 agents were found to improve spinal cord injury in anima...

Phony 'Physicians Committee' Suing Restaurants is Animal-Rights Trojan Horse, says CCF

...s (PETA) has contributed another $1.3 million. pcrm lawyer Dan Kinburn, who filed the lawsuits on Wedn...TA with a lab coat? The animal rights activists at pcrm would rather save lab rats than cure cancer and AI...xpected that animal rights activists like those at pcrm will try to scare Americans away from eating chick...

Just-Released Cancer Report Provides New Ammunition for Farm Bill Reform Effort

...cohol consumption increase one's risk of cancer. pcrm will use the findings in its efforts to reform the...ngress to cut subsidies for unhealthy foods," says pcrm president Neal Barnard, M.D. More than 80 percent ... changes to the Farm Bill that the AMA supports. pcrm and its affiliate The Cancer Project have also gat...

Consumer Alert: 'Cancer Project' Organization Is a Deceptive Animal Rights Group

...tween meat and cancer. It's just what you'd expect from an animal rights organization masquerading as a mainstream medical charity." More troubling, pcrm actually discourages Americans from contributing to legitimate cancer research charities -- including the American Cancer Society, the Susan G. Komen ...

A Low-fat Vegan Diet Better than Standard Diabetes Diet

...markably effective, and all the side effects are good ones--especially weight loss and lower cholesterol,' says lead researcher Neal D. Barnard, M.D., pcrm president and adjunct associate professor of medicine at the George Washington University. 'I hope this study will rekindle interest in using diet cha...

Vegetarianism is in: a weight loss diet

...with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). The vegan-low fat diet is good for shedding the flab and getting healthy. The study by pcrm finds mention in the American Journal of Medicine. It demonstrated that a diet based on low fat plant derivatives is more effective at helping women l...

Animal Cruelty free Test Kit

...ch measures the insulin level,// which is being marketed by Linco Research. pcrm started to initiate the development of the test kit during the year 2002 am...nt declaration to reduce the use of animals in laboratories. Mrs. Even, pcrm Research Analyst said, "Our success shows that a little ingenuity can do a ...
PCRM in Biological News

Doctors endorse vegan and vegetarian diets for healthy pregnancies

... easily met with fortified foods or any common multivitamin, say doctors and dietitians with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). pcrm nutrition experts are available for comment in response to a new Pediatrics study showing that low levels of vitamin B12 may increase the risk for n...

New journal article urges use of animal serum-free media for growing live cells

...ernatives, so now is the time to completely eliminate the use of fetal calf serum in the laboratory," says Megha Shah Even, M.S., a staff scientist at pcrm and lead author of the paper. Live cells grown in the laboratory are used for many purposes including the manufacture of drugs and diagnostic kits. ...

PCRM develops world's first cruelty-free insulin assay

...Responsible Medicine, you invent your own test. pcrm president Neal Barnard, M.D., announced today that pcrm has developed the world's first cruelty-free insul...ar. After months of painstaking detective work, pcrm research analyst Megha Even, M.S., working with Bi...
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