July 2016

July 30

No confusion: alcohol causes seven cancers
Addiction, July 21, 2016

Physical inactivity cost the world $67 billion in 2013
Lancet, July 2016

Increase in physical activity pages despite calls to step it up during the 2012 Olympics
The Lancet, July 2016

Office workers must exercise for an hour a day to counter death risk
The Lancet, July 2016

Resveratrol appears to restore blood-brain barrier integrity in Alzheimer’s disease
Georgetown University Medical Center, July 27, 2016

Great news for LCHF: first and second place riders of the Tour de France are low-carb advocates

No significant difference found between glucose-lowering drugs for risk of death
JAMA, July 2016

Osteoarthritis patients may benefit from taking vitamin E
Exper Ther Med, July 2016

Frequent nut consumption associated with less inflammation
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, July 2016

People who eat nuts more than three times a week have reduced risk of dying from cancer or cardiovascular disease
BMC Medicine, July 2013

FDA updates warnings for fluoroquinolone antibiotics
www.fda.gov, July 26,2016

Plant compounds give ‘1-2’ punch to colon cancer
Journal of Cancer, 2016;7 (10): 1250 DOI

Apollo Lunar Astronauts show higher cardiovascular disease mortality: possible deep space radiation effects on the vascular endothelium
Scientific Reports 6, Article number: 29902 (2016)

July 23

Neti pot beats steam for sinus congestion relief
CMAJ July 18, 2016

Wealthier Americans now get much more health care than middle class or poor, reversing a 50-year trend
Health Affairs, July 2016

Maternal intake of past-its-prime fish oil linked to newborn death, rat study finds
American Journal of Physiology, Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, July 2016

Anti-anxiety medication limits empathetic behavior in rats
Frontiers in Psychology, June 2016

Amphetamine Captagon pills help fuel Syrian civil war while giving ISIS fighters who pop them ‘a kind of euphoria’
New York Daily News, November 20, 2015

Stem-cell clinics: The flourishing , unregulated industry in expensive, experimental treatments
The Economist, July 9, 2016

Glioproliferative lesion of the spinal cord as a complication of “stem-cell tourism”
The New England Journal of Medicine, July 14, 2016

Statins tied to lung damage in smokers
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

Lower risk of bowel cancer death linked to high omega-3 intake after diagnosis
British Medical Journal, July 2016

Flaxseed-derived enterolactone is inversely associated with tumor cell proliferation in men with localized prostate cancer
Journal of Medicinal Food, April 8, 2013

Serum vitamin C and spinal pain: a nationwide study
Pain Physician, September-October 2015

Healthy eating can include ‘a lot’ of (good) fat, analysis of 56 diet studies concludes
Annals of Internal Medicine, July 2016

July 9

Dietary epicatechin intake and 25-y risk of cardiovascular mortality: the Zutphen Elderly Study
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, July 2016

Serum 25-hydroyvitamin D concentration is inversely associated with mucosal inflammation in patients with ulcerative colitis
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, July 2016

Consumption of fruit and vegetables and risk of frailty: a dose-response analysis of 3 prospective cohorts of community-swelling older adults
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, July 2016

Zinc lozenges help most patients recover earlier from the common cold
British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, July 2016

Exercise as a treatment for depression: A meta-analysis adjusting for publication bias
J Psychiatr Res. 2016 Jun;77:42-51

Is butter back? A systematic review and meta-analysis of butter consumption and risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and total mortality
PLOS, June 29, 2016

Radiocarbon dating suggests joint cartilage can’t renew
American Association for the Advancement of Science, July 6, 2016

Google aims to stop terrifying you with its responses when you search medical symptoms
By Ariana Eunjung Cha, June 21, 2016

Reduced fat mass and increased lean mass in responses to 1 year of melatonin treatment in postmenopausal women: A randomized placebo-controlled trial
Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) March, 2016

New study demonstrates success of low FODMAP diet in IBS sufferers
Gastroenterology, June 2016

US government subsidizes unhealthy foods: study
JAMA Internal Medicine, July 2016

The average American woman now weighs as much as the average 1960’s man
BMC Public Health, June 2016

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