August 2014

August 30

What do you say when your patients ask whether low-calorie sweeteners help with weight management?
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, September 2014

Eggs as a dietary source for gut microbial production of trimethylamine-N-oxide
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, September 2014

Cardiovascular disease and vitamin D supplementation: trial analysis, systematic review and meta-analysis
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, September 2014

Serum magnesium, phosphorus, and calcium are associated with risk of incident heart failure
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, September 2014

Low-calorie sweeteners and body weight  and composition: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and prospective cohort studies
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, September 2014

Effect of egg ingestion on trimethylamine-N-oxide production in humans: a randomized, controlled, dose-respond study
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, September 2014

Moderate amounts fructose-or glucose-sweetened beverages do not differentially alter metabolic health in make and female adolescents
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, September 2014 

Fructose, high-fructose corn syrup, sucrose, and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease or indexes of liver health: a systematic review and meta-analysis
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, September 2014

Growth hormone enhances fat-free mass and glutamine availability in patients with short-bowel syndrome: an ancillary double-blind, randomized crossover study
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, September 2014

Vitamin E and C supplementation and risk of cancer in men: post trial follow-up in the Physicians’ Health II randomized trial
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, September 2014

Differences in survival associated with processed and with nonprocessed red meat consumption
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, September 2014

Outpatient surgeries carry serious risks
By Robert Preidt, abcnews.go.com, March 23, 2014

Trans fat hidden in many U.S. foods, tests reveal
CBS News, August 28, 2014

Carrageenan: How a “natural” food additive is making us sick
www.cornucopia.org, March 2013

Junk food makes rats lose appetite for balanced diet
Frontiers in Psychology, 2014; 5 DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00852

Why doctors are sick of their profession
By Sandeep Jauhar, The Wall Street Journal, August 29, 2014

Testing on experimental ebola vacine to begin in US
By Betsy McKay, August 28, 2014

Finally, a way to relieve cancer-related fatigue
Journal of Family Practice, May 2014, Vol 63. No. 5

Xenon exposure shown to erase traumatic memories
PLoS ONE, 2014; 9(8)e106189 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone0106189

August 23

Bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw, revisited
Journal of Clinical Endocrinol Metab 2014 Aug;99:2729

FDA warns consumers about fraudulent Ebola treatment products
August 14, 2014

Cologuard test for colon cancer
Exact Sciences

Antibiotics in early life may alter immunity long-term
Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2014; DPI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2014.06.027

Acetaminophen isn’t effective for acute low-back pain
Lancet, July 24, 2014

Creating pomegranate drug to stem Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s
Molecular Nutrition & Food Research, 2014; DOI: 10.1002/mnfr.201400163

IQ scores are decreasing
New Scientist

Alarming study doesn’t deter ramen noodle lovers
NewsmaxHealth, August 21, 2014

Investigation raises new concerns over top-selling blood thinning drug
British Medical Journal, July 23, 2014

Did Pradaxa manufacturer withhold bleeding data?
British Medical Journal, July 2013

Calcium score predicts future heart disease among adults with little or no risk factors

Should probiotics be taken with food or on an empty stomach?
ProThera and Klaire Labs UPDATE [newsletter] Summer 2011

August 16

Association of urinary sodium and potassium excretion and blood pressure
The New England Journal of Medicine, August 14, 2014

Urinary sodium and potassium excretion, mortality, and cardiovascular events
The New England Journal of Medicine, August 14, 2014

Global sodium consumption and death from cardiovascular causes
 The New England Journal of Medicine, August 14, 2014

Obsessive-compulsive disorder
The New England Journal of Medicine, August 14, 2014

Low sodium intake-cardiovascular health benefit or risk?
The New England Journal of Medicine, August 14, 2014

Sunbathing may boost endorphins in the body and brain
Cell, June 19, 2014

Vitamin E in diet protects against many cancers
Cancer Prevention Research, C.S. Yang, N. Suh, A.-N. T. Kong, April 23, 2012

Drunk without alcohol: strange condition ferments food in gut
By Gwen Gowen, Francesca Ferreira and Alexa Valiente, abcnews.com, August 15, 2014

Aged garlic extract benefits highlighted in 2014 International Garlic Symposium

Is eating behavior manipulated by the gastrointestinal microbiota? Evolutionary pressures and potential mechanisms
BioEssays, August 7, 2014

Two players die at world chess event in Norway
By Esther Addley, The Guardian, August 15, 2014

Low-salt diets may pose health risks, study finds
By Ron Winslow, The Wall Street Journal, August 13, 2014

August 9

Number of women saying Lipitor caused Type-2 diabetes has grown rapidly after 2012 FDA warning a out increased risk
By Laura Lorenzetti, Fortune, August 8, 2014

Statinopause
J Gen Intern Med, August 5, 2014

Questioning the use of NSAIDs given inflammatory response following acute musculoskeletal injury
By Dr. Bahram Jam, PT Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute, July 14, 2014

High fruit and veggie diet linked to lower risk of heart disease, death
British Medical Journal, July 29, 2014

Vitamin D deficiency linked to dementia
American Academy of Neurology journal Neurology

This is your brain on fish
By James Hamblin, The Atlantic, August 2014

Common chemical in mothers may negatively affect the IQ of their unborn children
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, August 2014

Type 2 diabetics can live longer than people without the disease
Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, August 2014

Estrogen and the risk of breast cancer
Cancer Research, August 2014

August 2

Big Marijuana-Lessons from Big Tobacco
By K.P. Richter and S. Levy, New England Journal of Medicine, July 31, 2014

Voice for radio? New research reveals it’s in the cords
PLoS ONE, 2014; 9 (6)

Americans still avoid fat more than carbs
Gallup Consumption Habits survey

Small-bowel mucosal damage with low-dose aspirin therapy
Gastrointest Endocsc, May 13, 2014

Pesticide linked to three generations of disease: Methoxychlor causes epigenetic changes
PLoS ONE July 2014

HIV progression delayed with micronutrients and multivitamins
JAMA, November 2013

Total darkness at night key to success of breast cancer therapy
Cancer Research, July 2014

Probiotics may reduce blood pressure
By Nicholas Bakalar, The New York Times, July 28, 2014

French hospital to open wine bar to cheer up terminal ill
Reuters, August 1, 2014

Chili peppers for a healthy gut: Spicy chemical may inhibit gut tumors
Journal of Clinical Investigation, August 1, 2014

Supplementing with calcium and vitamin D
Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, July 2014

Fist bumps instead of handshakes
American Journal of Infection Control, August 2014

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