January 2024

January 27

My patients used to be hung-ho about the COVID vaccine. What changed?
By Danielle Ofri, The New York Times  Jan 27, 2024

Cureus: COVID-19 mRNA vaccines: Lessons learned from the Registrational Trials and Global Vaccination Campaign
Cureus, Published: January 24, 2024, DOI: 10.7759/cureus.52876  

Boosters do not work in people who have had COVID
By Vinay Prasad, VinayPrasad.com, January 21, 2024

Take the scenic route: Rush hour traffic spikes blood pressure as much as high-sodium diet
By John Anderer, StudyFinds  January 5, 2024

New York City mayor declares social media an ‘environmental toxin’
By Emily Shapiro, ABC News  January 25, 2024

Cannabidiol acts as molecular switch in innate immune cells to promote the biosynthesis of inflammation-resolving lipid mediators
Cell Chemical Biology, Volume 30, Issue 12, 21 December 2023, Pages 1508-1524.e7

Hospitals pay US News to promote their rankings
By Jennifer Henderson, MedPageToday January 18, 2024

Over 4 hours of smartphone use leads to serious health risks for teens
studyfinds.org  December 7, 2023

The pathogenesis and treatment of mycoplasma infections
Antimicrobics and Infectious Diseases Newsletter, Volume 17, Issue 11, November 1998, Pages 81-87

Plant-based sandwiches, salads and pizza are NOT healthier than meat options, study reveals

The White House has a pharmacy-and it was a mess, a new investigation found
By Brittany Trang, STAT News  January 23, 2024

January 20

FDA clears AI-powered non-invasive skin cancer detector
By Mike Bassett, Medpagetoday January 17, 2024

Original research article increased LDL-cholesterol on a low-carbohydrate diet in adults with normal but not high body weight: a meta-analysis
Atherosclerosis Volume 279, December 2018, Pages 52-61

Effects of swimming training in hot and cold temperatures combined with cinnamon supplementation on HbA1C levels, TBC1D1, and TBC1D4 in diabetic rats
Nutr Diabetes. 2024; 14: 1.

Dietary protein intake in midlife in relation to healthy aging-results from the prospective Nurses’ Health Study cohort
Am J Clin Nutr, Available online 17 January 2024

Physiological characteristics of a 92-yr-old four-time world champion indoor rower
J Appl Physiol (1985). 2023 Dec 1;135(6):1415-1420. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00698.2023. Epub 2023 Nov 2.

A low dose of daily licorice intake affects renin, aldosterone, and home blood pressure in a randomized crossover trial
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Available online 20 January 2024

COSMOS: Multivitamins linked to improved memory, slower age-related cognitive decline
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition volume 118, Issue 1, July 2023, Pages 273-282

Beetroot juice offers nitrate-packed support for COPD
By Claudia Adrien,  NutraIngredients USA January 16, 2024

Molecular mechanisms of exercise contributing to tissue regeneration
Signal Transduction and Targeted Therapy volume 7, Article number: 383 (2022)

January 13

Do omegas help with depression in patients with high inflammation?
J Clin Psychiatry2009;70 Suppl 5:12-17

Natural compounds derived from soy and other plants reduce breast cancer recurrence and improve survival
JNCI Cancer Spectrum published Jan. 10 

Quercetin in early COVID
Front. Pharmacol., 13 January 2023 Sec. Ethnopharmacology, Volume 13 – 2022

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin treated for prostate cancer, severe infection: Pentagon
CNBC, January 9, 2024

An evaluation of the timing of surgical complications following radical prostatectomy: Data from the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP)
Arab J Urol. 2020; 18(3): 136–141.

Bottled water can contain hundreds of thousands of previously uncounted tiny plastic bits
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, received January 11, 2023; accepted October 24, 2023

NIH expert says don’t worry about vitamin D this winter
Alliance for Natural Health USA – Protecting Natural Health, 12/21/23

ALS: Blocking inflammation to reduce symptoms
Acta Neuropathologica Communications, 2023; 11 (1) DOI: 10.1186/s40478-023-01671-1

Starving Yemen’s drug problem
By Sam Kiley CNN

Researchers discover potential microbiome links to skin aging
Front. Aging, 11 January 2024, Sec. Genetics, Genomics and Epigenomics of Aging, Volume 4 – 2023

January 6

Prostate safety events during testosterone replacement therapy
JAMA Netw Open. 2023;6(12):e2348692. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.48692

Psychologists say they can’t meet the growing demand for mental health care
By Rhitu Chatterjee, npr.org  December 6, 2023

Pet ownership, living alone, and cognitive decline among adults 50 years and older
JAMA Netw Open. 2023;6(12):e2349241. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.49241

Sugar-sweetened and artificially sweetened beverages and risk of liver cancer and chronic liver disease mortality
JAMA. 2023;330(6):537-546. doi:10.1001/jama.2023.12618

COVID-19 and omega-3: Meta-analysis suggests benefits, but urgent need for large-scale trials
By Hazel Tang, www.nutraingredients-asia.com  December 20, 2023

Daily news on nutraceuticals, functional foods, health food and ingredients in Asia and Oceania
By nutraingredients-asia.com

Study spotlights link between gut microbiota and social anxiety disorder
By Nikki Hancocks, nutraingredients.com  January 4, 2023

Changes in gut microbiota and lactose intolerance symptoms before and after daily lactose supplementation in individuals with lactase non-persistent genotype
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition DOI: 10.1016/j.ajcnut.2023.12.016

Association of cannabis use disorder with risk of coronary artery disease: A Mendelian randomization study
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2023 Mar, 81 (8_Supplement) 1685


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