December 2020

December 19

Coronavirus: Fake test certificate gang foiled at Paris airport
BBC News, November 6, 2020

SARS-CoV RNA reverse-transcribed and integrated into the human genome
BioRXiv, December 13, 2020

Does eating tomatoes prevent prostate cancer?
Cancer Causes Control Published: 25 February 2020

Heating extra-virgin olive oil decreases its polyphenol content
Antioxidants (Basel). 2020 Jan; 9(1): 77

Fish oil supplements don’t raise bad cholesterol
Journal of Clinical Lipidology, Volume 14, Issue 1, January–February 2020, Pages 53-65.e2

Frankenswine: Hypoallergenic pigs win FDA nod
By Jon Gever, MedPage Today, December 14, 2020

Water may be an effective treatment for metabolic syndrome
JCI Insight, Published December 15, 2020

Today in shoddy science: Do eggs cause diabetes?
By Ross Wollen, A Sweet Life

Egg consumption in relation to risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Jul;98(1):146-59  

Vaccine rumors debunked: Microchips, ‘altered DNA’ and more
By Flora Carmichael and Jack Goodman  

December 12

Melatonin may actually boost memory
Journal of Pineal Research


Combating COVID-19 and building immune resilience: A potential role for magnesium nutrition
J Am Coll Nut. Nov-Dec 2020;39(8):685-693.


Over 73% of US adults overweight or obese
by Kristen Monaco, Staff Writer, MedPage Today  


Association of midlife body composition with old-age health-related quality of life, mortality, and reaching 90 years of age: a 32-year follow-up of a male cohort
Am J Clin Nutr. 2020 Nov 11;112(5): 1287-1294.


Diet modifications-including more wine and cheese-may help reduce cognitive decline, study suggests
Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 2020; 78 (3): 1245  


Is cheese addictive?
By Lauren Panoff, MPH, RD,  Healthline, December 11, 2019


This is your brain on cheese
By Michael Pellman Rowland, June 26, 2017


How poor oral hygiene may result in metabolic syndrome
Porphyromonas gingivalis impairs glucose uptake in skeletal muscle associated with altering gut microbiota. The FASEB Journal, 2020; DOI: 10.1096/fj.202001158R


Maternal dietary intake of fish and PUFAs and child neurodevelopment at 6 months and 1 year of age : a nationwide birth cohort-the Japan Environment and Children’s Study (JECS)
Am J Clin Nutr. 2020 Nov 11;112(5):1295-1303.


Test your heart health by climbing stairs
European Society of Cardiology. ScienceDaily, 11 December 2020.  

December 5

Study: CBD from Marijuana doesn’t impair driving
By Kathleen Doheny, WebMD, December 2, 2020

Correlating circulating vitamin D3 with aspects of the metabolic syndrome and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in healthy female volunteers
JACN, Volume 39, 2020 – Issue 7 

Mother’s lifestyle predicts when offspring will have first heart attack or stroke
Eur J Prev Cardiol., 2020 DOI: 10.1093/eurjpc/zwaa072 

Federal court declares genetically engineered salmon unlawful
By Mcufone, NOVEMBER 6, 2020  

Covid-19 likely in US in mid-December 2019, CDC scientists report
WSJ Dec 1, 2020

Study finds 1.7 million New Yorkers have been infected with SARS-Cov-2 and virus was in NYC earlier than reported
Nature, 2020; DOI: 10.1038/s41586-020-2912-6 

Diet soda no better than regular soda for heart health
By George Citroner, Healthline, October 28, 2020

Exercise may protect against deadly COVID-19 complication, research suggests
UVAToday, April 15, 2020, Josh Barney

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy increases telomere length and decreases immunosenescence in isolated blood cells: a prospective trial
Aging, 2020; DOI: 10.18632/aging.202188

Glucosamine/chondroitin and mortality in a US NHANES cohort
The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (J Am Board Fam Med 2020;33:842–847)

Common antiseptic ingredients de-energize cells and impair hormone responses
Environmental Health Perspectives Vol. 125, No. 8

Bursts of exercise can lead to significant improvements in indicators of metabolic health
Circulation. 2020;142:1905–1924  

Docking characterization and in vitro inhibitory activity of flavin-3-Los and dimeric proanthocyanidins against the main protease activity of SARS-Cov-2
Front. Plant Sci., 30 November 2020 

Copper Zap: Legit or Hoax?
Copper H2O


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