April 2018

April 21

Disparities in environmental exposures to endocrine-disrupting chemicals and diabetes risk in vulnerable populations
Diabetes Care 2017 Oct; dc162765 

Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration and risk of type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes: 12-year cohort study
PLoS One, Published: April 19, 2018

Curcumin improves memory and mood
By Leigh Hopper, UCLA, January 23, 2018

Pasta is good for you say scientists funded by big pasta
By Stephanie M. Lee, April 19, 2018

Goldman Sachs asks in biotech research report: “Is curing patients a sustainable business model?
By Tae Kim, April 9, 2018

It’s official! Curing patients is bad for business
By Milton Packer, Medpage Today, April 18, 2018

The dilemma of the gluten-free diet
By Sumathi Reddy, The Wall Street Journal

Targeting the gut microbiome to treat the osteoarthritis of obesity
JCI Insight, April 2018

Calcium testing in coronary arteries better a to predict heart attacks than stress testing alone
By Jess Gomez, March 12, 2018

April 14

World’s oldest living man, 112, credits longevity to desserts
By A. Pawlowski, Today, April 11, 2018

Exercise can be a very effective way to treat depression
Scott Douglas, March 12, 2018

Nasal distortion in short-distant photographs: the selfie effect
JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, March 2018

New blood test for Alzheimer’s is so precise it could predict to 30 years ahead
By David Nield, Science Alert, February 2, 2018

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis associated with statin use: a disproportionality analysis of the FDA’s adverse event reporting system
Drug Safety April 2018 Volume 41 Issue 4, pp 403-13

We learn nothing about nutrition, claim medical students
By Sheila Dillon Presenter, Radio 4’s Food Program

Authors of premier medical textbook didn’t disclose $11 million in industry payments
By Adam Marcus and Ivan Oransky

Restroom hand dryers could be spraying bacteria on your hands
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Accepted manuscript posted online 9 February 2018  

MEPS devise strategy to tackle vaccine hesitancy among public
BMJ 2018; 360 (Published 23 March 2018)

Sitting is bad for your brain–not just your metabolism or heart
Science Daily,  April 12, 2018

The whole truth about skim milk
By Jake Rossen, April 7, 2016

April 7

Drummer turned doc defibrillates potential juror in his trial
By Marcia Frellick, March 30, 2018

Effectiveness of app-based self-acupressure for women with menstrual pain compared to usual care: a randomized pragmatic trial
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Volume 218, Issue 2, February 2018, Pages 227.e1-227.e9

Chronic nicotinamide riboside supplementation is well-tolerated and elevates NAD in healthy middle-aged and older adults
Nature Communications volume 9, Article number: 1286 (2018) 

High fish intake may reduce MS risk
By Annette Langer-Gould MD, PhD, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, March 1, 2018

Doctors, nurses give lifestyle advice but are skeptical it’s heeded
By Marcia Frellick, Medscape News, March 29, 2018

The artificial sweetener Splenda pro, notes gut proteobacteria, dysbiosis and myeloperoxidase reactivity in Crohn’s disease-like ileitis
Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2018 Mar 15. doi: 10.1093/ibd/izy060.

Inflammation arising from obesity reduces taste bud abundance and inhibits renewal
PLOS Biology, Published: March 20, 2018

New studies link cell phone radiation with cancer
By Charles Schmidt, Scientific American, March 29, 2018

Glutamine and sickle cell disease: another example of why healthcare is so expensive
By Alan R. Gaby, MD, Townsend Letter, April 2018

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