February 2020

February 29

Bernie Sanders’s ejection fraction
The Editorial Board WSJ Feb 27, 2020

Study: 65% of older MI patients die within 8 years
By Daniel Allar, July 9, 2018

Long survival following myocardial infarction
The American Journal of Cardiology,  VOLUME 9, ISSUE 4, P547-557, APRIL 01, 1962

Statement in support of the scientists, public health professionals, and medial professionals of China combating COVID-19
The Lancet, February 19, 2020

Why hand washing really could slow down an epidemic
Risk Analysis, 2019; DOI: 10.1111/risa.13438 

Age, sex, existing conditions of COVID-19 cases and deaths
www.worldmeters.com Feb 29, 2020

Antioxidant in mushrooms may relieve features of ‘pregnancy hypertension’
eurekalert.org – Technical University of Denmark 

Effects of a ketogenic diet in overweight women with polycystic ovary syndrome
J Transi Med. 2020 Feb 27; 18(1): 104

Lavender products associated with premature the larch and prepubertal gynecomastia: Case reports and endocrine-disrupting chemical activities
Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2019 Nov 1;104(11):5393-5405

Psychosocial areas of work-life and chronic low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders volume 20, Article number: 480 (2019)  

Maternal vitamin D levels and the risk of offspring attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Available online 19 December 2019

February 22

Good for your teeth, bad for your bones?
Robert H. Shmerling, MD Feb 13, 2020

Prevalence of abnormal findings in 230 knew of asymptomatic adults using 3.0 T MRI
Skeletal Radiology, Feb 2020

Big breakfast better for weight loss. Diet-induced thermogenesis revved -up in the morning
By Jeff Minerd, www.medpagetoday.com

Alzheimer’s disease and glucose metabolism
JAMA. 2020;323(4):297-299. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.20939

Sugary drink consumption plunges in Chile after new food law
By Andrew Jacobs,  NYTimes,  Feb 12, 2020

Heat treatment improves glucose tolerance and prevents skeletal muscle insulin resistance in rats fed a high-fat diet
Diabetes. 2009 Mar;58(3):567-78 

Flu vax efficacy on par with recent seasons so far
Molly Walker, medpagetoday.com,  Feb 20, 2020

Exposure to cleaning products in first 3 months of life increases risk of childhood asthma
CMAJ February 18, 2020, 192 (7) E154-E161 

Three intravenous vitamin C research studies approved for treating COVID-19
by Andrew W. Saul, Editor, Orthomolecular Medicine News Service, Feb 21, 2020

Coronavirus could easily spread. Travel screening not effective
PLoS Pathogens, Published: May 2, 2006

February 15

Air pollution’s tiny particles may trigger nonfatal heart attacks
Environmental Health Perspectives  Published:15 January 2020CID: 017003

High air pollution exposure in 1-year-olds linked to structural brain changes at age 12
PLOS one, Published: January 24, 2020

The hope and hype of diabetic alert dogs
By Robert Benincasa, February 12, 2020 

Glyphosate and roundup proven to disrupt gut microbiome by inhibiting shikimate pathway
GMO Science, Published: January 15, 2020

Low-cost ‘smart’ diaper can notify caregiver when it’s wet
IEEE Sensors Journal, 2019; 1 DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2019.2954746

10,000 steps a day: Not a magical formula for preventing weight gain
Journal of Obesity, 2019; 2019: 1 DOI: 10.1155/2019/4036825 

Going to a sauna twice a week cuts pneumonia risk
European Journal of Epidemiology volume 32, pages1107–1111(2017) 

Vitamin C infusion for the treatment of severe 2019-nCoV infected pneumonia
clinicaltrials.gov identifier: NCT04264533

When it comes to coronavirus, men are more vulnerable
By Anjana Ahuja, Feb 10, 2020

February 8

Soybean oil linked to metabolic and neurological changes in mice
Endocrinology,  2020; DOI: 10.1210/endocr/bqz044

Chemical found in drinking water link to tooth decay in children
Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 2019; 79 (4): 307

Antioxidant reverses BPD-induced fertility damage in worms
GENETICS February 1, 2020 vol. 214 no. 2 381-395; 

Keith Richards quits smoking
By Alex Heigl

A metabolic profile of all-cause mortality risk identified in an observational study of 44,168 individuals
Nat Commun. 2019 Aug 20;10(1):3346. 

Israel to discontinue fluoridation of tap water
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH, The Jerusalem Post,  AUGUST 22, 2017 18:12

Is physical activity a risk or protective factor for subsequent dietary lapses among behavioral weight loss participants?
Health Psychology 39(3) · January 2020

In China, anger simmers over coronavirus doctor’s death
Jonathan Cheng, The Wall Street Journal  Feb 7, 2020

Woman burned by quick fix for heavy periods
By Kristina Fiore, Shannon Firth and Elizabeth Hlavinka Jan 29, 2020

February 1

AVMA-Disease precautions for hunters

Tamiflu fraud bilked $1.5 billions from government, alleges whistleblower
PRNewswire, Jan 13, 2020

The mind-altering effects of chocolate
By Margie King, Jan 11, 2020, The Journal Neuroregulation

Maternal low-dose aspartame and stevia consumption with an obesogenic diet alters metabolism, gut microbiota and mesolimpic reward system in rat dams and their offspring
Gut. 2020 Jan 29. pii: gutjnl-2018-317505 

Berberine promotes apoptosis of colorectal cancer via regulation
Med Sci Monit. 2019 Jan 25;25:730-738. doi: 10.12659/MSM.912082.

Eating mushrooms may reduce the risk of cognitive decline
Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 2019; 1 DOI: 10.3233/JAD-180959

Strep throat is figuring out how to beat our go-to antibiotic
Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 2020; DOI: 10.1128/JCM.01993-19

Resistance training for healthy aging: The whys and hows
Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 33(8):2019–2052, AUGUST 2019


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