December 2016

December 24

Fitness tracker could leak personal data on the dark web
By Margi Murphy,  The Sun, December 19, 2016

Running requires a greater amount of high-level thinking than most of us might imagine
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, November 2016

Frequent sauna bathing may protect men against dementia
Age and Ageing, December 2016

Avoiding over-the-counter heartburn medications could save cancer patients’ lives
JAMA Oncol. Published online October 13, 2016

Correlation between social media platforms and depression
Computers in Human Behavior, Volume 69, April 2017, Pages 1–9

Magnesium found to reduce the risk of diseases such as diabetes
BMC Medicine, 201614:210

Repair of torn avascular meniscal cartilage using undifferentiated autologous mesenchymal stem cells: from in vitro optimization to a first-in-human study
Stem Cells Translational Medicine, December 15, 2016

Cured meats could aggravate asthma
Thorax, Published Online First 20 December 2016

Comparison of milk oxidation by exposure to LED and fluorescent light
J Dairy Sci. 2016 Apr;99(4):2537-44

December 17

High protein intake during weight loss therapy eliminates the weight-loss-induced improvement in insulin action in obese postmenopausal women
Cell Reports, Volume 17, Issue 3, p849–861, 11 October 2016

Yoga may help reduce blood pressure in people who are at risk for developing hypertension
European Society of Cardiology, news release, news release, Dec. 7, 2016

Genetic risk, adherence to a healthy lifestyle and coronary disease
New England Journal of Medicine, December 15, 2016

Differences in resting state functional connectivity between young adult endurance athletes and healthy controls
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, December 2016

Leucine supplementation enhances integrative myofibrillar protein synthesis in free-living older man consuming lower- and higher- protein diets: a parallel-group crossover study
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, First published November 9, 2016

Physical activity and genetic predisposition to obesity in a multiethnic longitudinal study
Scientific Reports 6, Article number 18672, January 4, 2016

December 10

Kyolic aged garlic extract shown to reduce arterial plaque buildup and other cardiovascular risk factors
Journal of Nutrition, October 2016

Running actually lowers inflammation in knee joints. Running may also slow the process that leads to osteoarthritis
European Journal of Applied Physiology, October 2016

Life expectancy in US drops for first time in decades
By Robert Donachie, December 8, 2016

Nutrient supplements can give anti-depressants a boost
American Journal of Psychiatry, November 2016

Piperine multiplies the strength of many supplements and drugs
By Barbara L. Minton, November 17, 2008

Progress in the US against obesity, food poisoning, and infections spread in hospitals has been uneven and disappointing
By Mike Stobbe, AP medical writer, December 5, 2016

Can’t buy love? Drug price hikes put sex beyond reach
By Linda A. Johnson, AP medical writer, December 5, 2016

Is sugar killing us?
By Gary Taubes, The Wall Street Journal, December 11th, 2016

How complaining rewires your brain for negativity
By Travis Bradberry, November 24, 2016

Having an optimistic outlook on life could help you live longer
Am. J. Epidemiol. (2016)

December 3

Parkinson’s disease starts in the gut
Journal Cell, December 2016

Women who have more sex have better memories
Archives of Sexual Behaviour,  December 2016

Plant compounds may boost brain function in older adults
Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, November 21, 2016

Aerobic exercise preserves brain volume and improves cognitive function
Radiological Society of North America, November 30, 2016

Structured brain imaging of long-term anabolic-androgenic steroid users and non-using weightlifters
Biol Psychiatry, June 30, 2016

Scurvy appears in diabetic patients in Australia
By Our Foreign Staff, November 29th, 2016

Ketogenic diet, pain and inflammation
Child Neurol. 2013 Aug; 28(8):993-1001

Sunlight can ward off near-sightedness
Journal of the American Medical Association-Opthalmology, December 1, 2016

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