February 2023

February 25

Lean mass loss on GLP-1 receptor agonists: a downside of the “miracle drugs”.
By Peter Attia,  www.peterattiamd.com February 18, 2023

Health startups offer diabetes drugs like Ozempic for weight loss with little oversight
By Rolfe Winkler, The Wall Street Journal February 15, 2023

What is ‘Ozempic Face’? Explaining TikTok’s discussion on rapid weight loss treatment’s side effects
By Renan Botelho, Charlie Carballo,  www.wwd.com February 16, 2023

Study of NYC sidewalks finds astonishing levels of E.coli and other harmful bacteria
By Doug Williams, www.cbsnews.com  February 17, 2023

Effects of vitamin D supplementation on muscle strength in athletes: A systematic review
J Strength Con Res 2017 Feb;31(2):566-574.

A cross-sectional analysis of whole blood Long-chain omega 3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and it’s relationship with dietary intake, body composition, and measures of strength and power in collegiate athletes
J Am Nutr Assoc. 2023 Jan;42(1):94-100. doi: 10.1080/07315724.2021.1995910. Epub 2021 Dec 13.

Steak dinners, sales reps and risky procedures: Inside the big business of clogged arteries
By Annie Waldman  ProPublica.org, February 16, 2023

Walking exercise for peripheral artery disease
JAMA. 2013 Jul 3; 310(1); 57-65

People who regularly use laxatives may have an increased risk of dementia
Neurology, 2023; 10.1212/WNL.0000000000207081 DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000207081

Degradative effect of nattokinase on spike protein of SARS-CoV-2
Molecules 2022 Aug 24;27(17):5405. doi: 10.3390/molecules27175405

Oral bacteria may increase heart disease risk
eLife, 2023; 12 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.79742

February 18

Exercise training reduces liver fat in patients with NAFLD
By Carolyn Cryst, www.medscape.com February 13, 2023

Recognizing the potential for bone stress injuries after using carbon fiber plate footwear
Sports Medicine, 2023; DOI: 10.1007/s40279-023-01818-z

Mitochondrial deterioration linked to major depression in older adults
The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, volume 31, Issue 1 P1-9, January 2023

Tinnitus from COVID van? Docs replaced by NPs, PAs; ambulance bills still surprise
National Geographic February 10, 2023

More women with breast cancer could skip harsh radiation
N Engl J Med 2023; 388:585-594

Pandemic stymies physical activity
ACR Open Rheumatology

Daily, consistent parental reading in the first year of life improves infants’ language scores
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 2022; 35 (6): 1156 DOI: 10.3122/jabfm.2022.220064R2

Ginger trials for osteoarthritis

Effectiveness of boswellia and boswellia extract for osteoarthritis patients: a systemic review and meta-analysis
BMC Complement Med Ther. 2020 Jul 17;20(1):225

The numbers: Teens’ mental-health distress could be worse than CDC data suggest
By Josh Zumbrun WSJ February 17, 2023

February 11

Longer life after bariatric surgery, but suicide risk in young
Obesity. Published online January 25, 2023. Article

Deprescribing medications among older adults from end of hospitalization through post acute care
JAMA Intern Med. Published online February 6, 2023. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.6545

Can high-dose vitamin D prevent diabetes
Annals of Internal Medicine, February 7, 2023

Vitamin D deficiency in nursing home residents: a systematic review
Nutr Rev 2022 Nov 11;nuac091. doi: 10.1093/nutrit/nuac091. Online ahead of print.

Ultra-processed food may be linked to increased risk of cancer
eClinicalMedicine Open Access Published: January 31, 2023

Mushrooms magnify memory by boosting nerve growth
Journal of Neurochemistry, 2023; DOI: 10.1111/jnc.15767

Phthalate exposure may increase diabetes risk in women
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 2023; DOI: 10.1210/clinem/dgad033

Herbal combination Tames Active ulcerative colitis: study
By Neil Osterweil, MDedge.com  Februay 2, 2023

Association of physical activity and screen time with body mass index among US adolescents
JAMA Netw Open. 2023;6(2):e2255466. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.55466

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE): criteria for neuropathological diagnosis and relationship to repetitive head impacts
Acta Neuropathol (2023). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00401-023-02540-w

Association of Long-Term exposure to air pollution with late-life depression in older adults in US
JAMA Netw Open. 2023;6(2):e2253668. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.53668

Following healthy lifestyle may reduce risk of long COVID
JAMA Internal Medicine, 2023; DOI: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.6555

Long COVID risk falls only slightly after vaccination, huge study shows
By Susan Reardon Nature May 25th, 2022

February 4

How antidepressants help bacteria resist antibiotics
Nature, January 26, 2023

Heart valve disease linked to serotonin
Science Translational Medicine, 2023; 15 (677) DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.adc9606

Mask-wearing and perceived attractiveness
Front. Psychol., 24 January 2023 Sec. Personality and Social Psychology Volume 14 – 2023

Physical interventions to interrupt or reduce the spread of respiratory viruses
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2023 Jan 30;1(1): CD006207

COVID infection, vaccination linked to heart condition
HTTPS://www.cedars-sinai.org December 12, 2023

Moderna booster vaccine singled out for chronic hives
Medpagetoday, February 1, 2023

Fake meat fad hits the chopping block


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