August 2022

August 27

Obsessively watching the news can make you mentally and physically sick August 24, 2022

Before we push the new Omicron vaccine, let’s see the data
By Marty Makary, MD,

The COVID-19 pandemic is associated with a substantial rise in frequency and severity of presentation of youth-onset type 2 diabetes, Published August 17, 2022

The underrated therapy for anxiety and stress: water
By Elizabeth Bernstein WSJ August 23, 2022

Swimming exercise alleviates endothelial mitochondrial fragmentation via inhibiting Drp1 to improve vascular function in hypertension
Hypertension, Originally published11 Aug 2022

Adverse events expert says conclusion that white mulberry leaf caused death is mere speculation
By Hank Schultz,, August 26, 2022

Fish oil may blunt inflammatory response to high fat/high sugar diet
Biochemical Pharmacology, Volume 204, October 2022, 115211

Feeling anxious or blue? Ultra-processed foods may be to blame

August 20

Erectile dysfunction drug may lower Alzheimer’s risk
Nature Aging, Published: 06 December 2021

The effect of a Mediterranean diet on the symptoms of depression in young males (the “AMMEND: A Mediterranean Diet in MEN with Depression” study): a randomized controlled trial
Am J Clin Nutr.2022 Aug 4;116(2):572-580.

The centers for disease politics
By The Editorial Board, WSJ Aug 18, 2022

Fauci and Walensky double down on failed COVID response
By John Tierney WSJ August 18, 2022

Omicron overrated? Most patients with this COVID variant don’t even know they’re sick
JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5(8):e2227241. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.27241

Why you can buy junk food…but not diapers and medicine…with food stamps
By Linda Hagen-Miller,  November 14, 2017

Food insecurity and ultra-processed food consumption: the modifying role of participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Am J Clin Nutr. 2022 Jul 6;116(1):197-205.

Multiple shots of the BCG vaccine protect type 1 diabetics from COVID-19, study finds, August 15, 2022

Study adds credibility of antiviral effects of echinacea extract in relation to COVID-19
Front. Pharmacol., 26 April 2022, Sec. Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases

Broccoli compound may boost cognitive function and mood in older adults:RCT
By Stephen Daniells,, August 16, 2022

Toxic toilet tissue
By ANH-USA, 08/04/2022

Higher DHA associated with better focus and concentration in healthy teenagers
European Child & Adolescent Psychology, August 12, 2022

Human monkeypox without viral prodrome or sexual exposure, California, USA, 2022
EID Volume 28, Number 10-October 22

Moderna considering creating an mRNA monkeypox vaccine amid growing demand for shots
By Arielle Mitropoulos., August 3, 2022

August 6

Why resistance training has an effect on fat loss according to study
FASEB Journal, April 19, 2021

Co-occurrence of food addiction, obesity, problematic substance use, and parental history of problematic alcohol use
Psychol Addict Behav. 2022 Jul 25.  doi: 10.1037/adb0000870. Online ahead of print.

COVID-19: New energy for flagging immune cells
Nature, 2022; DOI: 10.1038/s41586-022-05128-8

How the pandemic changed Americans’ health for the worse
By Brianna Abbott, WSJ July 30, 2022

Effects of objective and perceived social isolation on cardiovascular and brain health: A scientific statement from the American Heart Association
JAHAOriginally published4 Aug 2022

Heart disease will surge over the coming decades
Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Most COVID-related smell, taste dysfunction resolved at 2 years
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online August 4, 2022. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2022.1983

Lipoic acid & migraines
Scientific Reports volume 12, Article number: 271 (2022) 

6 medications that make you sensitive to the heat
By Leah Campbell July 22, 2021

Cocoa flavanols decrease blood pressure only when elevated, researchers find
Front. Nutr., 13 June 2022 Sec. Nutrition and Metabolism

Effect on bone anabolic markers of daily cheese intake with and without vitamin K: a randomized clinical trial

Association between maternal fluoride exposure during pregnancy and IQ scores in offspring in Canada
JAMA Pediatr. 2019;173(10):940-948. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.1729


Facebook Twitter YouTube RSS Google Podcasts Apple Podcasts Spotify

Leave a question for Dr. Hoffman day or night.The doctor is (always) in!

Our virtual voicemail is open 24/7, so there's no need to wait to submit your questions for Dr. Hoffman. Leave a message, and you may hear your question featured on the Intelligent Medicine radio program!