July 2017

July 29

Men who consume a lot of added sugar in drinks, cakes and confectionery run an increased risk of depression
Scientific Reports 7, 6287

When is higher neuroticism protective agains death? Findings from UK Biobank
Psychol Sci. 2017 Jul 1:956797617709813

Diet quality matters not just quantity in mid-to-late-adulthood
Obesity, Volume 25, Issue 8, August 2017, Pages 1442–1450

It is time to reconsider the widespread advice that people should always complete an entire course of antibiotics, experts in the BMJ
BMJ 2017; 358

Changes in the gut microbial communities following addition of walnuts to the diet
The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, Available online 9 July 2017

EGCG ameliorates high-fat and high-fructose-induced cognition defects by regulation the IRS/AKT and ERK/CREB/BDNF
Published online before print July 24, 2017

A defensive mucus secreted by slugs has inspired a new kind of adhesive that could transform medicine
Science  28 Jul 2017: Vol. 357, Issue 6349, pp. 378-381

Blueberries promote positive mood in young people
Nutrients 20179(2), 158; doi:10.3390/nu9020158

Nonnutritive sweeteners and cardiometabolic health: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and prospective cohort studies
CMAJ. 2017 Jul 17;189(28):E929-E939

Lipid replacement therapy: a natural medicine approach to replacing damaged lipids in cellular membranes organelles and restoring function
Biochim Biophys Acta. 2014 Jun;1838(6):1657-79

July 22

New sickle cell treatment ok’d
By John Gever, MedPage Today July 7, 2017

Diet rich in tomatoes cuts skin cancer in half in mice
Scientific Reports, July 2017

Drinking coffee could lead to a longer life
Annals of Internal Medicine, July 11, 2017

From Prozac to caffeine to cholesterol medicine, from ibuprofen to bug spray, researchers found an alphabet soup of drugs and other personal-care products in sewage treatment waster in the tissue of juvenile chinook in Puget Sound
By Lynda V. Mapes, Seattle Times environmental reporter

Her newborn kept getting sick because she was ingesting placenta, CDC says
By Peter Holley, The Washington Post, June 30, 2017

Taking fish oil in pregnancy may reduce a child’s risk of diabetes by improving their response to insulin
By ALEXANDRA THOMPSON, DailyMail.COM, July 20, 2017

Why sugary drinks and protein-rich meals don’t go well together
BMC Nutrition, July 2017

A healthy lifestyle increases life expectancy by up to seven years
Health Affairs, 2017; 10.1377

McCain may benefit from glioblastoma Tx advances
by John Gever, Managing Editor, MedPage Today, July 20, 2017

Targeting metabolism with a ketogenic diet during the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme
J Neurooncol. 2014 Mar;117(1):125-31. doi: 10.1007/s11060-014-1362-0. Epub 2014 Jan 19.

Hyperbaric oxygen as an adjunctive therapy in treatment of malignancies, including brain tumours
Medical Oncology (Northwood, London, England) 33.9 (2016): 101. PMC. Web. 25 July 2017.

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for radiation-induced brain injury
Cancer. 1997 Nov 15;80(10):2005-12.

July 15

We’re losing more people to the sweets than to the streets” Why two black pastors are suing Coca-Cola
By Caitlin Dewey, The Washington Post, July 13, 2017

Fed targets maker of addiction gene test, claiming fraud
By Kristen Schepker, Holistic Primary Care, June 20, 2017
Persistent mental distress inked to higher risk of death in heart patients
Heart, 2017; heartjnl-2016-311097
Chronotype variation drives night-time sentinel-like behaviour in hunter–gatherers
Proceedings of the Royal Society, July 11, 2017
When your doctor is fitter than you are
By Lauren C. Howe, The New York Times, July 13, 2017
Popular heartburn drugs linked to higher early death risk
BMJ Open, 2017; 7 (6): e015735 
Squats: Building leg strength reduces risk of dying
www.naturalpharmacist.net, May 20, 2017

July 8

Maternal intake of high n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid diet during pregnancy causes transgenerational increase in mammary cancer risk in mice
Breast Cancer Research201719:77

Determination of cannabinoid vapor pressures to aid in vapor phase detection of intoxication 
Forensic Chemistry, 2017, Available online 27 June 2017
Cardiac concerns associated with strontium ranelate
Expert Opin Drug Saf, Sept 1, 2014
Impact of vitamin D deficiency on subclinical carotid atherosclerosis: a pooled analysis of short studies
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, July 2017
Oral vitamin D rapidly attentuates inflammation from sunburn: an interventional study
Journal of Investigative Dermatology, July 2017


July 1

Novel probiotic beer boosts immunity and proves gut health
National University of Singapore, June 2017

Frequent sexual activity predicts specific cognitive abilities in older adults
The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological and Social Sciences, Published June 21, 2017
Have lots of sex, live a whole lot longer
Psychoneuroendocrinology, June 2017
No detectable limit to how long people can live
Nature, 2017; 546 (7660): E8 
A role for neuronal alpha-synuclein in gastrointestinal immunity
Journal of Innate Immunity, June 2017
Earliest evidence for caries and exploitation of starchy plant foods in Pleistocene hunter-gatherers from Morocco
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, January 2014
Prehistoric dentistry? P4 rotation, partial M3 impaction, toothpick grooves and other signs of manipulation in Krapina Dental Person 20
Bulletin of the International Association for Paleontology, June 2017
Enhancing human cognition with cocoa flavonoids
Front. Nutr., 16 May 2017
Brain Drain: The Mere Presence of One’s Own Smartphone Reduces Available Cognitive Capacity
Journal of the Association for Consumer Research, April 2017

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