Latest Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine Stories

2008-08-06 09:00:11

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2005-09-19 16:06:02

Nutrition scientists with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) have conducted a nationwide survey to determine if hospital cafeterias and restaurants are meeting the need for low-fat, cholesterol-free foods that can help people maintain a healthy weight and prevent heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers.

2005-09-09 18:45:00

A low-fat, plant-based diet is more effective at helping women lose weight and improve insulin sensitivity than an omnivorous diet, shows a new study appearing in the September issue of The American Journal of Medicine. The study, involving 59 overweight, postmenopausal women, was conducted by Neal D. Barnard, M.D., president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), together with colleagues at Georgetown University Hospital and George Washington University. Half of the...

2005-03-12 16:45:00

Got controversy? Earlier this week, a leading medical journal ran an article that found little evidence that children need a milk-heavy diet to build strong bones. Now, the dairy industry is on the defensive, trying to poke holes in the research and claiming the article authors are biased.

2004-11-25 03:00:00

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), a non-profit advocacy group, has sent members of Congress free copies of the film Super Size Me to increase support for a nutrition bill.

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