July 2014

July 26

Therapeutic bacteria prevent obesity in mice
Journal of Clinical Investigation, August 2014

Vitamin C could give chemo a boost
Science Translational Medicine, February 5, 2014

What if the government standardized all medical testing?
Alliance for Natural Health, July 15, 2014

Smartphone app tracks how gut bacteria affect health
Genome Biology, July 25, 2014

Trees save lives, reduce respiratory problems
Environmental Pollution, July 25, 2014

Farmers Market vouchers may boost produce consumption in low-income families
Food Policy, July 26,204

Epidural glucocorticoid injections in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis
New England Journal of Medicine, July 3, 2014

Testing serum testosterone
Journal of Urology July, 2014; 192:165

July 19

GMO’s in supplements
By Tina Beaudoin, ND, The Element, Issue 3, Summer 2014

Study: Fasting before lipid panel unnecessary
Circulation, July 22, 2014

Fish oil cuts risk of Lou Gehrig’s
JAMA Neurology, July 14, 2014

Cinnamon may be used to halt progression of Parkinson’s disease
Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, July 2014

Higher antioxidant concentrations in organically grown crops
British Journal of Nutrients, July 11, 2014

Long-term benefit with niacin
By Dr. Stephen Sinatra, July 18, 2014

July 12

Don’t spray sunscreens on kids, at least for now
ConsumerReports.org

Vitamin D deficiency linked to higher risk of cardiovascular and cancer death
BMJ, June 2014

Sunshine vitamin D boosts survival chances in bowel cancer
Journal of Clinical Oncology, July 2014

Sunscreens made with zinc oxide and titanium dioxide generally score well in EWG ratings

Running sprint interval training induces fat loss in women
Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2014 Mar 18:1-7

Long-term use of statins and postmenopausal breast cancer risk by subtype
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers, August 21, 2013

One-third of knee replacements in the US may be inappropriate
Arthritis & Rheumatology, June 30, 2014

Drinking alcohol provides no heart health benefit
BMJ February 2011

Drinking alcohol in moderation protects against heart disease, meta-analysis finds
BMJ, February 2011

Omega-3 fatty acids lessen severity of osteoarthritis in mice
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, July 2014

July 5

Yoga participants and fitness enthusiasts gathered at Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C. to protest a proposed local tax on exercise classes
By Michelle Hackman, The Wall Street Journal, June 23, 2014 

Melatonin makes old bones stronger
Rejuvenation Research, March 2014

More than 99% of Alzheimer’s disease drug trials are unsuccessful
 
Testosterone use doesn’t increase heart risk
 
Dark chocolate acutely improves asking autonomy with PAD
 
Headbanging causing blood clot on brain
 
Physicians’ declaration of independence
 
Abolishing mammography screening programs? A view from the Swiss Medical Board
 
To screen or not to screen
 
Combination tumor imaging can distinguish malignant and benign breast tumors, help avoid unnecessary biopsies
 
Swiss could be first to drop mammography
 
JAMA article breast cancer screening recommendations potentially deadly for many women
 
Medicare-backed breast cancer screenings skyrocket, but do patients benefit?
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