December 2019

December 21

Exposure to tomographic scans and cancer risks

SNAP for healthy food only? Not so fast, says Peter Ubel, MD
December 17, 2019

The therapeutic efficacy of Bifidobacterium animals subsp. lactis BB-12 in infant colic: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Volume51, Issue1, January 2020, Pages 110-120

Effect of docosahexaenoic acid on a biomarker of head trauma in American football
Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 Jun;48(6):974-82

Hormonal birth control might cause the brain’s hypothalamus to shrink
By Leslie Nemo, December 4, 2019

Statins could increase or decrease osteoporosis risk-the dosage makes the difference
By Complexity Science Hub Vienna, September 30, 2019

Belly fat may reduce mental agility fro midlife onward

Study estimates that half of US adults will be obese by 2030
Marilynn Marchione, Dec 18, 2019

Cardiometabolic disease costs associated with suboptimal diet in the United States: A cost analysis based on a microsimulation model
Plos Medicine, Published: December 17, 2019

December 7

Why Levi’s stopped using PFCs and PFAS
www.levi.comDecember 6, 2019

Permanent hair dye and straighteners may increase great cancer risk
Int J Cancer; doi: 10.1002/ijc.32738 [Online 4 December 2019] 

Life expectancy and mortality rates in the united States, 1959-2017
JAMA. 2019;322(20):1996-2016. doi:10.1001/jama2019.16932

Cannot be trusted…causing harm’: Top medical journal takes on big pharma
By Liam Mannix, The Sydney Morning Herald, December 4, 2019

Dietary intakes of flavor-3-ols and cardiometabolic health: systemic review and meta-analysis or randomized trials and prospective cohort studies
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 110, Issue 5, November 2019, Pages 1067–1078 

Drinking water instead of coffee, tea, soda may reduce reflux
Andrew T. Chan, MD, MPH,  December 4, 2019

Clinical study finds eating with 10-hour window may help stave off diabetes, heart disease
Cell Metabolism, 2019; DOI: 10.1016/j.cmet.2019.11.004

Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Modify the Effect of Short-Term Air Pollution on Lung Function
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 2019; DOI: 10.1164/rccm.201905-1003LE  

BPA levels in humans dramatically underestimated
The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, 2019; DOI: 10.1016/S2213-8587(19)30381-X 

New York City lawmakers to consider cracking down on paper receipts
Wednesday, Associated Press, December 4, 2019

Ginger extract ameliorates bisphenol A (BPA)-induced disruption in thyroid hormones synthesis and metabolism: Involvement of Nrf-2/HO-1 pathway
Science of Total Environment, Available online 3 November 2019, 134664

PPIs linked to acute gastroenteritis in winter
JAMA Network Open, November 27, 2019

Manuka honey ‘sandwich’ could be key to fighting infections
Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 2019; 7 DOI: 10.3389/fbioe.2019.00344 

Black Elderberry (Sambucus nigra) supplementation effectively treats upper respiratory symptoms: A meta-analysis, controlled clinical trials
Complement Ther Med. 2019 Feb;42:361-365. doi: 10.1016/j.ctim.2018.12.004. Epub 2018 Dec 18. 

Sodium Selenite alleviates breast cancer-related lymphedema independent of antioxidant defense system
Nutrients. 2019 May 7;11(5). pii: E1021. doi: 10.3390/nu11051021. 

Curcumin combined FOLFOX chemotherapy is safe and tolerable in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer in a randomized phase IIa trial
J Nutr. 2019 Jul 1;149(7):1133-1139. doi: 10.1093/jn/nxz029.


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