December 2018

December 22

Nutrients in blood linked to better cognition and brain connectivity in older adults
NeuroImage, Volume 188, March 2019, Pages 239-251

Wikipedia censorship of natural, non-drug therapies 
Eli Blackhouse, December 12, 2018  

Dr. Google is a liar
By Haider Warraich, The New York Times, December 16, 2018

A Diet-Sensitive Commensal Lactobacillus Strain Mediates TLR7-Dependent Systemic Autoimmunity
Cell Host & Microbe, 2018: DOI: 10.1016/j.chom.2018.11.009

Resistant Starch 101 — Everything You Need to Know

Keith Richards quits drinking-yes, you read right
By Theresa Braine, New York Daily News, December 13, 2018
What does the farm bill do?  
Hunter-gatherers as models in public health
Obesity Reviews 19(7A):24-35 · December 2018
Teen vaping has created addicts with few treatment options
By Betsy McKay, The New York Times, December 18, 2018
Junk food cravings linked to lack of sleep
By Nicola Davis, December 17, 2018

Supermarket policies on less-healthy food at checkouts: Natural experimental evaluation using interrupted time series analyses of purchases
PLOS Medicine, December 18, 2018

Does alcohol on greeting cards undermine public health messages about harmful drinking?
The BMJ, December 2018

December 15

Intake of protein-rich food in relation to outcomes of infertility treatment with assisted reproductive technologies
The American Journal of Clinical Nutritional, Volume 108, Issue 5, 1 November 2018, Pages 1104-1112

Unscrambling the relations of egg and meat consumption with type 2 diabetes risk
Am J Clin Nutr. 2018 Nov 1;108(5):1121-1128

Dietary intake and blood concentrations of antioxidants and the risk of cardiovascular disease, total cancer, and all-cause mortality: a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies
Am J Clin Nutr. 2018 Nov 1;108(5):1069-1091

Influenza cataclysm
NEJM, Dec 13, 2018

Christmas, national holidays, sports events, and time factors as triggers of acute myocardial infarction: SWEDEHEART observational study 1998-2013
BMJ 2018;363:k4811

Cannabidiol in inflammatory bowel diseases
Phytother Res. 2013 May;27(5):633-6

Effects of evening exercise on sleep in healthy participants: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Sports Med (2018).

Fish oil and other prostaglandin precursor supplementation during pregnancy for reducing pre-eclampsia, preterm birth, low birth weight and intrauterine growth restriction
The Cochrane Library 2001, Issue 4

One big reason Americans are broke and overweight
By Catey Hill,, Dec 14, 2018

Meta-analysis finds inverse dose-response link between activity and Parkinson’s Disease risk in men
JAMA Netw Open. 2018;1(5):e182421. 

Assessment of self-monitoring of blood glucose in individuals with type 2 diabetes not using insulin
JAMA Intern Med. Published online December 10, 2018.

Memory and Brain Amyloid and Tau Effects of a Bioavailable Form of Curcumin in Non-Demented Adults: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled 18-Month Trial.
Am J Geriatr  Psychiatry. 2018 Mar; 26(3):266-277

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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