August 2018

August 25

Screening for Cervical Cancer: New Tools and New Opportunities
JAMA. 2018;320(7):647-649

Acute sleep loss results in tissue-specific alterations in genome-wide DNA methylation state and metabolic fuel utilization in humans
Science Advances, 2018; 4 (8): eaar8590  

The exercise that helps mental health most
By Samantha Reddy, The Wall Street Journal, August 20, 2018

Dehydration alters human brain shape. activity and slackens task performance, August 23, 2018

No healthy level of alcohol consumption
The Lancet, Published: August 23, 2018

Meat, saturated fat and long life
By P.D. Mangan, June 24, 2018

‘Worst decision ever’ A new fashion trend leaves women literally breathless
By Ray A. Smith, The Wall Street Journal, August 16, 2018

Aluminum could cause multiple sclerosis, say scientists who link the disease to high levels of metal in the brain
By Alexandra Thompson,, August 21, 2018

Randomized placebo-controlled trial of dietary glutamine supplements for post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome
Gut Published Online First: 14 August 2018. 

Honey should be first report for coughs, NICE advises
By Peter Russell,, August 23, 2018

August 18

The environmental sensor AHR protects from inflammatory protects from inflammatory damage by maintaining intestinal stem cell homeostasis and barrier integrity
Immunity, Available online 14 August 2018

Recent trends in life expectancy across high-income countries: retrospective observational study
BMJ 2018;362:k2562

Pass the salt: Study finds average consumption safe for heart health
The Lancet, Volume 392, Issue 10146, P496-506, August 11, 2018

Prebiotic effects of white button mushroom (Agarics bisorous) feeding on succinate and intestinal gluconeogenesis in C57BL/6 mice
Journal of Functional Foods, Volume 45, June 2018, Pages 223-232

Breakfast with a dose of Roundup?
By Alexis Temkin, Ph.D., Toxicologist, August 15, 2018 

Bayer dumped Monsanto name, but not its troubles
By Kate Gibson, Money Watch August 16, 2018

EPA is ordered to ban farm pesticide chlorpyrifos
By Gregory Wallace, CNN , August 9, 2018

Smoking Cessation, Weight Change, Type 2 Diabetes, and Mortality
N Engl J Med 2018; 379:623-632

Evolving evidence about diet and health
The Lancet Public Health,  Published: August 16, 2018

From five continents (PURE): a prospective cohort study
The Lancet, Volume 390, Issue 10107, P2050-2062, November 4, 2017

The relationship between macronutrients and cardiovascular disease and mortality is controversial
Lancet. Volume 5, Issue 10, October 2017, Pages 774-787

The Artificial Sweetener Splenda Promotes Gut Proteobacteria, Dysbiosis, and Myeloperoxidase Reactivity in Crohn’s Disease–Like Ileitis
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Volume 24, Issue 5, 23 April 2018, Pages 1005–1020

Bisphenol-A alters microbiota metabolites derived from aromatic amino acids and worsens disease activity during colitis
 Experimental Biology and Medicine, 2018; 243 (10): 864 

Low-carb or high carp diet: What I want you to know about the ‘healthiest diet’, as an NHS doctor
By Dr. Aseem Malhotra, August 17, 2018

August 11

Edison, NJ mulls passing strictest food allergy laws in the country, August 8, 2018

More than half of drivers look for cyclists and pedestrians before turning right
University of Toronto Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, August 2018
Will supplements be regulated along with drugs?, August 8, 2018
Dietary diversity: Implications for obesity prevention in adult populations: A science advisory from the American Heart Association
Circulation, Originally published
Scientists develop a way to deliver churchmen as an anti-cancer agent
By Sally Robertson, BSc, August 7, 2018
American Journal of Physiology—Heart and Circulatory Physiology.
Independent effects of dietary fat and sucrose content on chondrocyte metabolism and osteoarthritis pathology in mice


August 4

Individuals with obesity but no other metabolic risk factors are not at significantly elevated all-cause mortality risk in men and women
Clinical Obesity,  First published: 12 July 2018 

Review shows post-exercise recovery benefits of l-carnitine for active and again consumers
Lonza Consumer Health & Nutrition, June 01, 2018

Z-drugs linked with bone fractures in dementia patients

A comparative study of colostrum dressing versus conventional dressing in deep wounds
J Clin Diagn Res. 2015 Apr;9(4): PC01-4.

GPR55 signaling promotes proliferation of pancreatic cancer cells and tumor growth in mice, and its inhibition increases effects of gemcitabine
Oncogene, July 2018

Reversing wrinkled skin and hair loss in mice by restoring mitochondrial function
Cell Death & Disease, 2018; 9 (7) 

Cardiovascular and other health benefits of sauna bathing: A review of the evidence
Mayo Clinic Proceedings, August 2018 Volume 93, Issue 8, Pages 1111-1121

Kids need play and recess. Their mental health may depend on it
By Peter DeWitt, August 1, 2018

Measure of belly fat in older adults linked to cognitive impairment
British Journal of Nutrition, Published online: 30 July 2018

Just 23% of US adults get enough exercise, CDC reports
By  Maritza Moulite, CNN, June 28, 2018

Closed-loop slow-wave tACS improves sleep-dependent long-term memory generalization by modulating endogenous oscillations
Journal of Neuroscience 23 July 2018, 0273-18

Take a Vacation From Exercise? Your Body May Not Thank You
By Gretchen Reynolds, The New York Times, August 1, 2018

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