April 2020

April 25

Why these athletes went ahead with their elective surgeries
By Ryan Basen

Used in large-scale ventilation systems worldwide, bipolar ionization could be a secret weapon in the was against COVID-19
Melanie Haiken April 8, 2020

Characteristics of patients hospitalized with Covid-19 (JAMA)
JAMA. Published online April 22, 2020

Association of daily step count and step intensity with mortality among US adults
JAMA. 2020;323(12): 1151-1160

FBI raids Detroit-area medical facility ‘For using intravenous vitamin C to treat COVID-19 patients
By Chris Menahan, InformationLiberation Apr. 24, 2020

Near 90% mortality rate in intubated COVID-19 patents in NYC
By Molly Walker, MedPage Today  April 22, 2020

Patients with no symptoms caused 44 percent of coronavirus cases
By Jackie Salso, NY Post  April 26, 2020

Vitamin C may reduce ventilation time in critically ill patients
J Intensive Care. 2020 Feb 7;8:15 

Is it ethical to keep ignoring the potential of vitamin C to fight the virus?
By Jerome Burns, by April 9, 2020

Early antibody testing in Chicago: 30-50% of those tested for COVID-19 already have antibodies
By  Amanda Prestigiacomo, DailyWire.com  April 10, 2020

New York hospitals treating coronavirus patients with vitamin C
By Lorena Mongelli and Bruce Golding, NY Post  March 24, 2020

April 18

Patients with no symptoms caused 44 percent of coronavirus cases: study
By Jackie Salo, NYPost April 16, 2020

Regular exercise can protect against deadly coronavirus complications study says
By Chris Melore www.studyfinds.org  April 17, 2020

Restroom hand dryers could be spraying bacteria on your hands, study says
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00044-18

You shouldn’t be wearing gloves to go grocery shopping
By Marty Munson,  www.prevention.com, April 6, 2020

Universal screening for SARS-CoV in women admitted for delivery
Letter to the editor, nejm.org, published April 13, 2020 

Exercise can be a very effective way to treat depression. So why don’t American doctors prescribe it?
By Scott Douglas March 12, 2018

US adults are most concerned about experiencing increased anxiety as a result of COVID-19
neurosciencenews.com, April 16, 2020

A key coronavirus model has lowered its estimate of total US deaths in its latest protection of how many will die due to the contagious virus
By Adam Shaw

April 11

J&J unit ordered to pay $8 billion over antipsychotic drug
By Jeff Feeley and Riley Griffin, October 9, 2019

More evidence linking common bladder medication to a vision-threatening eye condition
American Academy of Ophthalmology

Drug offers ‘stunning’ improvement in dry AMD
By Charles Bankhead, October 14, 2019

Mushroom consumption and incident risk of prostate cancer in Japan: A pooled analysis of the Miyagi Cohort Study and the Ohsaki Cohort Study
International Journal of Cancer, 2019; DOI: 10.1002/ijc.32591

Top 34 bestselling ‘fruit’ drinks for kids deemed unhealthy
By Sandee Lamotte, CNN  October 16, 2019

Sweet excess: how the baby food industry hooks toddlers on sugar, salt, and fat
By Laura Reiley, Washington Post Oct. 17, 2019

Tomato phytonutrients balance UV response: results from a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study
Skin Pharmacol Physiol 2019;32:101–108 

Mediterranean dietary pattern and skin cancer risk: A prospective cohort study in French women
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 110, Issue 4, October 2019, Pages 993–1002

Test characteristics of fecal immunochemical tests for colorectal cancer and advanced adenomatous polyps: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Ann Intern Med. 2019;170(5):319-329. 

Study: certain heart meds linked to suicide
By Nicole Lou, Medpage Today, October 16, 2019

Parental alcohol consumption and the risk of congenital heart diseases in offspring: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis
Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2020 Mar;27(4):410-421

The antioxidant N-Acetyl-cysteine improves sperm quality
Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology volume 17, Article number: 24 (2019) 

Use of dietary supplements containing soy isoflavones and breast cancer risk among women aged >50 y: a prospective study
Am J Clin Nutr. 2019 Mar 1;109(3):597-605

Role of magnesium supplementation in the treatment of depression: A randomized clinical trial
Plos One, Published: June 27, 2017

Nervous nation: 1 in 5 Americans believe they have an undiagnosed anxiety disorder
By John Anderer, October 10, 2019

April 4

Effective inhibition of MERS-CoV infection by resveratrol
BMC Infectious Diseases volume 17, Article number: 144 (2017)  

COVID-19 Pandemic, Corona Viruses, and Diabetes Mellitus
Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2020 Mar 31. DOI: 10.1152/ajpendo.00124.2020. [Epub ahead of print]  

Why is New Orleans’ coronavirus death rate 7 times New York’s? Obesity is a factor
By Brad Brooks, Reuters April 2

Wearing surgical masks in public could help slow COVID-19 pandemic’s advance
Nature Medicine, 2020; DOI: 10.1038/s41591-020-0843-2  

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