February 2024

February 24

Dean’s controversial food-labeling program suspends operations
The Tufts Daily  December 1, 2009

Smart choices fail
By Rebecca Ruiz, Forbes  October 23, 2009

The tyranny of evidence-based medicine
Can Fam Physician. 2009 Oct; 55(10): 979

Are environmental toxins putting future generations at risk?
Environmental Health Perspectives, 2024; 132 (1) DOI: 10.1289/EHP12013

Pregnant women should avoid ultra-processed, fast foods, experts urge
Environment International, 2024; 183: 108427 DOI: 10.1016/j.envint.2024.108427

Food additive emulsifiers and cancer risk: Results from the French prospective NutriNetSante cohort
By Laury Sellem, PLOS Medicine  Published: February 13, 2024

High levels of maternal stress during pregnancy linked to children’s behavior problems
Psychological Bulletin, published online November 16, 2023

Chemical that may cause infertility found in Cheerios, Quaker Oats
By Cara Lynn Shultz, People By Cara Lynn Shultz, People  February 19, 2024

Family of suburban hospital CEO who died after heart surgery sues University of Chicago Health System for negligence
By Dana Rebik, wgntv.com  February 20, 2024

Vitamin E intake is inversely associated with NAFLD measured by liver ultrasound transient elastography
Scientific Reports volume 14, Article number: 2592 (2024) 

FDA: Don’t use smartwatches, smart rings for blood glucose measurements
By Kristen Monaco, medpagetoday.com  February 22, 2924

Omega-3 supplements for patients in chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy: a systemic review
Clinical Nutrition Volume 34, Issue 3, June 2015, Pages 359-366

Relationship and interactions of curcumin with radiation therapy
World J Clin Oncol. 2016 Jun 10; 7(3): 275–283.

Astragalus polysaccharide inhibits ionizing radion-induced bystander effects by regulating MAPK/NF kappas signaling pathway in bone mesenchymal stem cells BMSCs
Med Sci Monit.. 2018 Jul 6:24:4649-4658. doi: 10.12659/MSM.909153.

Big, bold warning labels can steer people away from junk food
By Lindsey Smith Taillie, WSJ  February 9, 2024

Plant-based diet a boon for men with prostate cancer
Cancer First published: 13 February 2024

February 17

RNA interference with Zilebesiran for mild to moderate hypertension; The KARDIA-1 randomized clinical trial
JAMA. Published online February 16, 2024. doi:10.1001/jama.2024.0728

Don’t go bananas to avoid this common smoothie slip-up
Food Funct., 2023, 14, 8217-8228

Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk get growth stock status on weight-loss drug boost
By Medha Singh and Manas Mishra, Reuters February 20, 2024

First drug OK’d for reducing allergic reactions from multiple foods
By Shannon Firth, medpagetoday.com  February 16, 2024

DeSantis wants to ban ‘fake meat’. The world is watching.
By Kirby Wilson, Tampa Bay Times  February 10, 2024

Study suggests Levagen+holds cognitive health benefits
Palmitoylethanolamide: A natural compound for health management 

Palmitoylethanolamide in the treatment of chronic pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of double-blind randomized controlled trials
Nutrients. 2023 Mar 10;15(6):1350. doi: 10.3390/nu15061350

The Enhanced Games: Peter Thiel backs drug-fueled Olympics-style competition
By Kai Nicol-Schwarz, sifted.eu   January 30, 2024

Gut microbiota influence severity of respiratory viral infection
Cell Host & Microbe, 2024; DOI: 10.1016/j.chom.2024.01.002

Early dementia diagnosis: blood proteins reveal at-risk people
By Miryam Naddaf, Nature Aging  February 12, 2024

Pulse oximeters once again in the spotlight
By Joyce Frieden, Medpage Today  January 31, 2024

Can health, lifestyle changes protect elders from Alzheimer’s
By Suzanne Leigh, JAMA Internal Medicine  November 27, 2023

February 10

Time-restricted ketogenic diet in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a case study
Front Neurol. 2023; 14: 1329541.

Cannabis use linked to higher anxiety disorder risk
Lancet eClinical Medicine by Daniel Myran 

Physical activity is insufficient to counter cardiovascular risk associated with sugar-sweetened beverage consumption
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2024; DOI: 10.1016/j.ajcnut.2024.01.001

Supreme Court to weigh whether COVID misinformation is protected speech
By Sarah Owermohle, www.stat news.com  February 6, 2024


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