August 2019

August 24

Microbiome dysbiosis predisposes to colorectal cancer but a population-based study of oral antibiotic exposure and risk patterns is lacking
Gut. 2019 Aug 19. pii: gutjnl-2019-318593  

Scientists develop blood test that predicts whether you’ll die in next 10 years By Shivali Best, Mirror August 21, 2019

The Pill Pitch
By Sharyl Attkisson

Chronic e-cigarette use increases neutrophil elastase and matrix metalloprotease levels in the lung
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 Aug 7. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201903-0615OC 

Impact of Ginkgo biloba extract and magnetized water on the survival rate and functional capabilities of pancreatic B-cells in type 2 diabetic rat model
Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Published 7 August 2019 Volume 2019:12 Pages 1339—1347

Vitamin D deficiency in middle childhood is related to behavior problems in adolescence
The Journal of Nutrition, nxz185, Published:20 August 2019

Your heart’s best friend: Dog ownership associated with better cardiovascular health
Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality & Outcomes, 2019; 3 (3): 268 

Traffic-related air pollutants increase the risk of age-related macular degeneration
Journal of Investigative Medicine Published Online First: 19 August 2019.

Is pollution linked to psychiatric disorders?
PLoS Published: August 20, 2019

Amazon admits it sold fake supplements
by Dr. Joseph Mercola, August 7, 2019

Amazon has ceded control of its site. The result: thousands of banned, unsafe or mislabeled products
By Alexandra BerzonShane Shifflett and Justin Scheck, WSJ August 23, 2019

August 10

Nutritional value of meat substitutes questioned
by Amanda D’Ambrosio, MedPage Today Intern,  August 08, 2019

How chronic stress causes brain damage
DGIST, August 2019

Stressful life events and cognitive decline: Sex differences in the Baltimore epidemiological catchment area follow-up
International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry First published: 22 March 2019

Conundrum: Why isn’t killing 22 people ‘mental illness’
by John Gever, Managing Editor, MedPage Today August 5, 2019 

Performing different kinds of physical exercise differentially attenuate the genetic effects on obesity measures: Evidence from 18,424 Taiwan Biobank participants
PLoS Genet. 2019 Aug 1;15(8):e1008277 

Dietary choline associated with reduced risk of dementia
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2019 

Can’t or won’t? Immunometabolic constraints on dopaminergic drive
Trends in Cognitive Science, Published: April 01, 2019

August 3

The fasting cure is no fad
By Andreas Michalsen, The Wall Street Journal, August 1, 2019

Regenera Pharma enrolls first patient in Phase III trial of RPh201
Drug Development Technology, August 8, 2018

Carbohydrates, not animal farm, linked to heart disease across 42 European countries
By Keir Watson, Nov 19, 2017

Vitamin D trajectories from birth to early childhood and elevated systolic blood pressure during childhood and adolescence hypertension
Hypertension. 2019;74:421–430 

High-fat diet disrupts the brain and promotes depression
Translational Psychiatry volume 9, Article number: 141 (2019)  

Blood test 94% accurate at identifying Alzheimer’s before symptoms appear
Neurology, First published August 1, 2019 

Fat suit role play may help uncover medical student prejudices against obesity
BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine, doi 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029738

Whey may curb effect of carbs on blood sugar
Am J Clin Nutr. 2005 Jul;82(1):69-75.  

Natural environments and craving: The mediating role of negative affect
Health & Place, Volume 58, July 2019, 102160

‘Spin” found in over half of clinical trial abstracts published in top psychiatry


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