January 2020

January 25

Could the use of stomach acid drugs raise the risk of allergies?
Nature Communications volume 10, Article number: 3298 (2019) 

US deaths from lead exposure 10 times higher than thought, study suggests
The Lancet Public Health, ARTICLES|VOLUME 3, ISSUE 4, PE177-E184, APRIL 01, 2018
Any amount of running linked to significantly lower risk of early death
British Journal of Sports Medicine, 2019; bjsports-2018-100493  
How the stress of fight or flight turns hair white
Nature 577, 623-624 (2020)
Perspective: A novel coronavirus emerging in China-Key questions for impact assessment
NEJM, January 24, 2020  DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp2000929

January 18

Physician burnout is widespread, especially among those in mid-career
Brianna Abbot, The Wall Street Journal  Jan 15, 2020

Home-cooked meals linked to higher diet quality but lower-income Americans still fall behind
Jan 13, 2020

Mix of stress and air pollution may lead to cognitive difficulties in children
Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry doi: 10.1111/jcpp.13189.

Having less sex linked to earlier menopause
Royal Society Open Science  Published: January 15, 2020

Physician time spent using the electronic health record during outpatient encounters: A descriptive study
Ann Intern Med 2020. DOI: 10.7326/M18-3684

Non-pharmacological interventions for cognitive difficulties in ADHD: A systemic review and meta-analysis
Journal of Psychiatric Research  Volume 120, January 2020. Pages 40-55

Losing weight after age 50 may lower breast cancer risk
JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute, djz226, Published: 17 December 2019

Sugar alters brain chemistry after only 12 days
Scientific Reports volume 9, Article number: 16918 (2019)

Dietary antioxidants and depression in women
Dement Neuropsychol. 2019 Jul-Sep; 13(3): 305–311  

Backlash Over Meat Dietary Recommendations Raises Questions About Corporate Ties to Nutrition Scientists
JAMA. Published online January 15, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.21441 

January 11

Flight attendants sue Delta Air Lines over ‘toxic’ new uniforms

Keep exercising: New study finds its good for your brain’s gray matter
Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 2020; 95 (1): 44  

Kids twice as likely to eat healthy after watching cooking shows with healthy food
Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2019 

Higher vitamin A intake linked to lower skin cancer risk
JAMA Dermatology, 2019  

Tea drinkers live longer
European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 2020; 204748731989468 

Yankees make sweeping changes to training staff after record-setting season of injuries
By Lindsey Adlerwww.theathletic.comJanuary 3, 2020 

Human body temperature in the US has decreased over time
By John Anderer, NYT, January 10, 2020

Mount Sinai researchers discover that fasting reduces inflammation and improves chronic inflammatory diseases
Cell,  VOLUME 178, ISSUE 5P1102-1114.E17, AUGUST 22, 2019

US alcohol-related deaths have doubled
by Vanessa Romo, Allison Aubrey NPR Jan. 9, 2020 

Nearly 25% of US adults take an obesogenic prescription drug
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2015 Feb

January 4

Fish oil and preoperative bleeding
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2018 Nov;11(11):e004584

Personal care product exposure tied to girls’ early puberty
Kristen Monaco, MedPageToday, Dec 28, 2019

Your heartburn drugs may be giving you allergies
Nature Communications volume 10, Article number: 3298 (2019)

Neil Armstrong died from botched surgery
By Brant S. Mittler MD, JD December 17, 2019

Drug-review deadlines and safety problems
N Engl J Med 2008; 358:1354-1361 Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) 2008 Massachusetts Medical Society

Could hot chili peppers reduce mortality risk?
Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Volume 74, Issue 25, 24 December 2019, Pages 3139-3149

Despite provider claims, hospital M&A not associated with improved care, NEJM finds
N Engl J Med 2020; 382:51-59

Whole milk compared with reduced-fat milk and childhood overweight: a systematic review and meta-analysis
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, nqz276, Published: 18 December 2019

Intermittent fasting
N Engl J Med 2019; 381:2541-2551

Your essential oil diffuser could make your pets sick
By Jaime Green, February 7, 2018


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