February 2015

February 28

Nutritional medicine as mainstream in psychiatry
What’s next in diets: Chili peppers?
A disease doctors refuse to see
Dietary emulsifiers impact the mouse gut microbiota promoting colitis and metabolic syndrome
Treatment with fish oils might be effective in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis
Healthy lifestyle might prevent CHD in nearly 75% of women
Energy drinks significantly increase hyperactivity in schoolchildren
Preventing peanut allergy through early consumption-ready for prime time?
Proper calcium use: Vitamin K2 as a promoter of bone and cardiovascular health

February 21

Safety, life-saving efficacy of statins have been exaggerated, says scientist
Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology 2015; 8 (2): 201

Millions of patients may be on statins needlessly
By Laura Donnelly, www.telegraph.co.uk, December 23, 2013

Fetal exposure to androgens, as indicated by digit ratios (2D:4D), increases men’s agreeableness with women
Personality and Individual Difference, 2015;75:97

Stay or stray? Evidence for alternative mating strategy phenotypes in both men and women
Biology Letters, 2015; 11 (2): 20140977

Women who exercise more than two or three times a week see no additional reduction in heart disease, stroke or blood-clot risk
Circulation, February 2015

Resveratol decreases brain micro-hemorrhages despite high blood pressure and improves walking speed
By Bill Sardi

Low vitamin D levels in stroke survivors a bad sign
American Stroke Association, news release, February 11, 2015

The government’s bad diet advice
By Nina Teicholz, The New York Times, February 20, 2015

Feds: America should adopt ‘Plant Based’ diet
By Elizabeth Harrington, February 20, 2015

February 14

About a third of Americans seek help for their health in a place that is outside their doctor’s office
National Health Statistics Report

Over-the-counter drug may work well for arthritis
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, January 14, 2015

Johnson & Johnson projects aim to spot who will get a disease
By Linda A. Johnson, Associated Press, February 13, 2015

Kettlebells may improve aerobic fitness
Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, January 5, 2015

Lack of exercise may cause twice as many deaths as obesity
American Journal of Clinical Exercise, First published January 14, 2015

Unwanted impact of antibiotics broader, more complex than previously known
Gut, February 2015

Six powerful American herbs for 2015 cold and flu backup plan
Carl and Jhoane Robinson, Cedar Bear Naturales

Supplements industry derides NY attorney general’s DNA tests
By Mary Esch, Associated Press, February 14, 2015

NSAID use is associated with elevated risk for bleeding in patients with atrial fibrillation receiving anithrombotic therapy
Annals of Internal Medicine, November 18, 2014

Press releases and news stories often contain exaggerated claims
British Medical Journal, December 2014

Stressful law enforcement duties are associated with elevated risk for sudden cardiac death
British Medical Journal, November 18, 2014

Proton-pump inhibitors might be associated with pneumonia in stroke patients
Ann Neurol, November 2014

Proton-pump inhibitors inhibit absorption of levothyroxine in tablet form
J Clin Endocrinol Metab, December 2014

Mediterranean diet is associated with telomere length, a biological marker of aging
British Medical Journal, December 2, 2014

Fish intake and risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in 2 large US cohorts
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, February 2015

Chocolate consumption and risk of diabetes melitus in the Physicians’ Health Study
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, February 2015

The US government is poised to withdraw longstanding warnings about cholesterol
By Peter Whoriskey, The Washington Post, February 10, 2015

February 7

Barack Obama called science on vaccines ‘inconclusive’
What causes girls to enter puberty early?
Older adults: Double your protein to build more muscle
Forever young: Meditation might slow the age-related loss of gray matter in the brain
Stop that binge jogging! Three times a week is best for you…and too much is as bad as doing nothing
Science group says article on DNA barcode analysis of herbs is flawed, contains errors, creates confusion and should be retracted
Health advocacy group calls the AG’s herbal product testing procedures into question
Resveratrol prevents age-related memory and mood dysfunction with increased hippocampal neurogenesis and microvasculature and reduced glial activation


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