December 2017

December 16

Ginkgo biloba may help boost memory and brain’s “command and control” function after stroke
Stroke and Vascular Neurology 2017

Associations between early family meal environment quality and later well-being in school-age children
Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. Publish Ahead of Print():, DEC 2017

Babies born less than two miles from a fracking site are at risk of health problems that could hamper them later in life
Princeton University

Drinking hot tea every day linked to lower glaucoma risk
British Journal of Ophthalmology 2017

Longitudinal analysis of particulate air pollutants and adolescent delinquent behavior in Southern California
Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology First Online: 13 December 2017

Living Lyme disease bacteria found months after antibiotic treatment
PLoS One and American Journal of Pathology, 2017

Decreased magnesium status may mediate the increased cardiovascular risk associated with calcium supplementation
Open Heart. 2017; 4(1): e000617

A surgeon has pleaded guilty to marking his initials on the livers of two patients while performing transplant surgery
By Frances Perraudin, The Guardian, December 13, 2017

Olives and bone: a green osteoporosis prevention option
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2016 Jul 26;13(8)

Effect of whole milk compared with skimmed milk on fasting blood lipids in healthy adults: a 3-week randomized crossover study
Eur Journal of Clin Nutrition, December 11, 2017

Wine glass size in England from 1700-2017: a measure of our time
BMJ 2017; 359

December 9

Muscling out from under the yolk of the egg’s “bad” reputation
Am J Clin Nutr 2017 106: 6 1333-1334; 

Diet enriched with canola oil results in significant deficits of working memory and synaptic pathology
Scientific Reports7, Article number: 17134(2017)

New estimate says 46 million Americans headed to Alzheimer’s
The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association, Available online December 7,  2017

Cheaper version of Viagra will hit the market soon
By Najja Parker, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Homemade yogurt resolves irritable bowel symptoms
Medscape, Dec 7, 2017

Metabolomics-based discovery of a metabolite that enhances oligodendrocyte maturation
Nature Chemical Biology, Published online: 13 November 2017

Pollution wipes out the benefits of walking
The Lancet, Published: 05 December 2017

Study: being overweight during childhood triples the risk of developing depression in later life
N Engl J Med 2017; 377:2145-2153 November 30, 2017

The day of cancer surgery: any impact on outcomes?
By Albert B. Lowenfels, MD, December 07, 2017 

Even newer forms of birth control can increase the risk of breast cancer
The New England Journal of Medicine, December 2017

Eating cheese every day may be good for you
European Journal of Nutrition, December 2017, Volume 56, Issue 8, pp 2565–2575

December 2

Some types of vegetarian diet can raise heart disease risk
Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Volume 70, Issue 4, July 2017

Exposure of air pollution increases the risk of osteoporosis
Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 May;94(17):e733

Diaphragmatic breathing for refractory GERD: a new treatment paradigm?
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Nov 2. pii: S1542-3565(17)31307-1

FDA clears first medical accessory for Apple Watch
Reuters Dec 2, 2017

Male-pattern baldness and premature graying associated with risk of early heart disease
European Society of Cardiology, November 30th, 2017

Mushrooms are full of antioxidants that may have antiaging potential
Food Chemistry, Volume 233, 15 October 2017, Pages 429-433

Drinking coffee could lead to a longer life
Ann Intern Med. 2017;167(4):228-235

Study suggests women less likely to get CPR from bystanders
By MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer, Associated Press/American Heart Association

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