August 2023

August 26

Synthetic food passes in the Italian senate

O’Scanlon: Rutgers ongoing COVID vaccine mandate ‘Ludicrous’
www.senate, August 18, 2023

Meta-analysis: Most effective exercises for reducing blood pressure
JAMA. 2023;330(8):685. doi:10.1001/jama.2023.13616

Proper nutrition can prevent postpartum depression
By David A. McCarron and Daniel C. Hatton,  WSJ  Aug. 21, 2023 

Omega-3s May cut postpartum depression symptom risk
By Deborah Brauser, April 28, 2011

Top patient advocacy orgs have industry ties to leadership
By Sophie Putka, MedPage Today  August 21, 2023

Health claims and doses of fish oil supplements in the US
JAMA Cardiol. Published online August 23, 2023. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2023.2424


August 19

Texting while walking makes college students more likely to fall
Science Daily August 9, 2023

Indicator of PFAS found in some but not all period products  August 11, 2023

Study links ‘forever chemicals’ to testicular cancer in military personnel

Marijuana and lung health
American Lung Association 

You should talk to your grandpa about the dangers of pickleball
By Ashwin Rodrigues,  June 27, 2023

Breast cancer is often overdiagnosed in older women, study suggests
By Lisa Rapaport, Everyday Health  August 15, 2023

Cancer drugs reimbursed with limited evidence on overall survival and quality of life: do follow-up studies confirm patient benefits?
Clinical Drug Investigation, Original Research Article, Open Access Published: 28 July 2023

Many cancer drugs may end up doing absolutely nothing for patients
By Chris Melore, August 16, 2023

Cancer among younger Americans is on the rise
By Amanda Morris, Lindsey Bever, and Sabrina Malhi, The Washington Post August 22, 2023

COVID lockdowns and cancer
By The Editorial Board, WSJ  August 13, 2023

Semaglutide medication may benefit 93 million US adults
Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy, 2023; DOI: 10.1007/s10557-023-07488-3

Weight-loss drug Wegovy cuts stroke, heart-attack risk by 20% in new study
By Peter Loftus,  WSJ Aug 8, 2023


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