April 2021

April 24

No evidence of allergenic reactions to soy lecithin phospholipids used in Membrane Lipid Replacement studies
Bioactive Compounds in Health and Disease 2021; 4(1): 9-13

30-second chair stand
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vitamin B6 intake is related to physical performance in European older adults of the new dietary strategies addressing the specific needs of the elderly population for healthy aging in Europe (NU AGE) study
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 113, Issue 4, April 2021, Pages 781–789

Some synthetic food dyes may negatively affect children’s behavior, finds California study
FoodIngredientsFirst, April 19, 2021

Supplement treats schizophrenia in mice, restores healthy ‘dance’ and structure of neurons
University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine

First dose of Chinese Covid-19 vaccine offers little protection, Chile learns
By Ryan Dube,  The Wall Street Journal, April 18, 2021

Higher mushroom consumption is associated with a lower risk of cancer
Penn State College of Medicine

Poor iodine levels in women pose risks to fetal intellectual development in pregnancy
Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 202118(7), 3547

Women reporting irregular menstrual cycle after vaccination
By Nancy Clanton, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, April 16, 2021

French diet of cheese ‘reduces the risk of a heart attack’
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 

Having a sweet tooth could lead to heart disease and death in middle age
www.studyfinds.org, April 22, 2021

April 17

Annual COVID-19 vaccine booster shots likely needed, Pfizer CEO says
By Jared S. Hopkins, WSJ, April 15, 2021

Those who had COVID-19 May only need one vaccine dose, study suggests
Science Daily, April 15, 2021

Mishap ruins millions of J&J Covid doses
By Aaron Sheinin, MDedge, April 1, 2021

Blood clots more likely after Covid-19 than after vaccination, study finds
By Jenny Strasburg, WSJ, April 15, 2021

Thrombotic thrombocytopenia after Ad26.COV2.S vaccination- response from the manufacturer
NEJM, April 16, 2021

Healthy lifestyle may offset genetic risk in prostate cancer
By Walter Alexander, Mededge.com, April 13, 2021

Air pollution may affect severity and hospitalization in COVID-19 patients
Respiratory Medicine, 2021; 178: 106313

Physical inactivity linked to more severe COVID-19 infection and death
British Journal of Sports Medicine, 2021; bjsports-2021-104080 

Dietary cocoa improved health of obese mice; likely has implications for humans
The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry Volume 32, June 2021, 108618

Kids’ metabolic health can be improved with exercise during pregnancy
Cell Metabolism, 2021; DOI: 10.1016/j.cmet.2021.03.004

Most differences in DNA binding compounds found at birth in children conceived by IVF not seen in early
NIH, April 14, 2021

A mother’s fat intake can impact infant infectious disease outcomes
University of British Columbia Okanagan campus

Vax passports are a bad idea
By Vinay Prasad, MD, MPH, MedPage TODAY, April 15, 2021

Smoking cannabis significantly impairs vision
Scientific Reports, April 13, 2021

The role of vitamin D in supporting good health

April 10

Opinion: Discount stores sell products with hazardous chemicals. Low-income shoppers deserve better
By Jose T. Bravo San Diego Union Tribune, April 2, 2021

The pandemic has triggered a British online gambling crisis
By Katharina Kropshofer Wired, December 4, 2020

Rates of Parkinson’s disease are exploding. A common chemical may be to blame
Adrienne Matei, The Guardian

Circulating carotenoids and breast cancer among high-risk individuals
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 113, Issue 3, March 2021, Pages 525–533

Can DHEA help prevent osteoporosis?
Clinical Endocrinology (Oxf)

Association of Sinonasal inflammation with functional brain connectivity
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online April 8, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2021.020

Total dietary fat intake, fat quality, and health outcomes: A scoping review of systemic reviews of prospective studies
Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism,https://doi.org/10.1159/000515058

Inactivity drives 1 in 14 deaths globally, new data suggests
By Diana Swift, Medscape, April 7, 2021

Garden notes Growing of marijuana in NYS
Page R3 The Express New Group

Exercise shifts hypothetical food choices toward greater amounts and more immediate consumption
Nutrients. 2021 Jan 24;13(2):347. 

Tinnitus reports grow amid COVID-19 vaccinations
By Brian Buntz drugdiscoverytrends.com, March 11, 2021

Prioritizing nutrition security in the US
JAMA. Published online April 1, 2021. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.1915

Study finds low-HDL cholesterol, high triglycerides predicts COVID severity
Nature Scientific Reports, Published:30 March 2021

Effects of gardening on physical and mental health among older adults during Covid-19 lockdown
J Environ Psychol, Volume 73, February 2021, 101545

April 3

CDC changes tune on Covid guidance for vaccinated travelers
By Molly Walker, http://www.medpagetoday.com, April 2, 2021

Cannabinoids promising for improving appetite, behavior in dementia
By Pauline Anderson, Medscape, March 19, 2021

Scientists find evidence of toxic chemicals in some face masks
By Joe Pinkstone, http://www.daikymail.co.uk, April 20, 2021

T cells induced by Covid-19 infection respond to virus variants-US study
By Julie Steenhuysen, Reuters, March 30, 2021

Combined metabolic activators accelerate recovery in mild-to-moderate COVID-19
BMJ, posted: February 20, 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.10.02.20202614

The science behind ‘Long Covid’ and the desire to wish it away
By Yochai Re’em, WSJ, March 16, 2021

The dubious origins of long covid
By Jeremy Devine, WSJ, March 22, 2021

Vitamin D supplementation to the older adult population in Germany has the cost-saving potential of preventing almost 30,000 cancer deaths per year.
Molecular Oncology, 2021; DOI: 10.1002/1878-0261.12924

Prioritizing nutrition security in the US
JAMA. Published online April 1, 2021. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.1915

Regenerating hair follicle stem cells
Nature, 2021; DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-03417-2


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