December 2018

December 8

Lack of vitamin D prolongs hospitalization. Deficiency triples the length of time patients stay in the hospital
By Rachel Ellis for the Daily Mail, November 2018

The positive benefit of Lactobacillus paracasei NCC2461 ST11 in healthy volunteers with moderate to severe dandruff
Benef Microbes. 2017 Oct 13;8(5):671-680

Cortical and trabecular bone microarchitecture as an independent predictor of incident fracture risk in older women and men in the Bone Microarchitecture International Consortium (BoMIC): a prospective study
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2009 Aug; 467(8): 1955–1963.

Sweetened drinks pose greater diabetes risk than other sugary foods
BMJ 2018;363:k4644

Long-term diet of vegetables, fruit tied to less memory loss in men
by Judy George, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today, November 21, 2018

Fitness trackers flow for long-term weight loss
JAMA. 2017;317(3):318

Just 12 percent of American adults are metabolically healthy
Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders, 2018; DOI: 10.1089/met.2018.0105

People capable of high levels of physical exertion had less chance of dying early of any cause
By A. Pawlowski December 6, 2018

Students who meet 8-hour sleep challenge perform better on finals
Teaching of Psychology. Published November 29, 2018.

Link between neonatal vitamin D deficiency and schizophrenia confirmed
Scientific Reports volume 8, Article number: 17692 (2018)

Dog sniffs out her owner’s ovarian cancer three times, and she is right on the nose
By Jim Stingl, November 30, 2018

Physical activity drops earlier than expected in childhood
Pediatrics, Jan 2019, e20180654

December 1

Surgery in cervical cancer
NEJM, November 15, 2018

Antioxidants may prevent cognitive impairment in diabetes
Society for Endocrinology
Lettuce try not to panic
By Jim Prevor, WSJ, November 29, 2018
Associations of resistance exercise with cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality
Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 2018
Different types of physical activity offer varying protection against heart disease: Static activity, such as strength training, appears more beneficial
American College of Cardiology  November 16, 2018
Regular exercise may keep your body 30 years ‘younger’
By Gretchen Reynolds, The New York Times, Nov. 21, 2018
Energy drink use in U.S. service members after deployment: associations with mental health problems, aggression, and fatigue

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