July 2021

July 31

Two shots, two paralyses after COVID vaccine
www.medpagetoday.com, July 19, 2021

People are quick to believe the worst when they are stressed
By Nina Massey, PA Science Correspondent, July 28, 2021

CDC mask decision followed stunning findings from Cape Cod beach outbreak
By Anne Flaherty and Arielle Mitropoulos, abcnews.go.com, July 29, 2021

Health benefits of probiotics
Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition

An evidence-based assessment of the impact of the Olympic Games on population levels of physical activity
The Lancet, Published: July 21, 2021

Lower serum 25(OH) D levels associated with higher risk of COVID-19 infection in US Black women
PLOS ONE, Published: July 27, 2021

CDC internal report calls delta variant as contagious as chickenpox.
By Apoorva Mandevilla, The New York Times, July 20, 2021

Genetic risk for overall cancer and the benefit of adherence to a healthy lifestyle
Cancer Research This OnlineFirst version was published on July 29, 2021

France fines Monsanto for illegally acquiring data on journalists, activists
www.france24.com,  July 20, 2021

Perennial ryegrass contains gluten-like proteins that could contaminate cereal crops
Front. Nutr., 28 July 2021

Adding color to your plate may lower risk of cognitive decline
Neurology, First published July 28, 2021, 

Can gargling protect school kids from COVID?
Jesse Pelletier MD and Terrence O’Brien MD, Medpage Today

Effect of gargling with tea and ingredients of tea on the prevention of influenza infection
BMC Public Health. 2016 May 12;16:396.

Association of cycling with all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality among persons with diabetes the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 19, 2021

Covid-19 linked to cognitive decline, acceleration of Alzheimer’s-like symptoms
By Lauren Mascarenhas, CNN, July 29, 2021

July 24

Selenium supplementation affects insulin resistance and serum hs-CRP in patients with Type-2 diabetes and coronary heart disease
Horm Metab Res 2016 Apr;48(4):263-8. DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1569276. Epub 2016 Jan 7.

Maternal oral contraceptive pill use and the risk of atopic diseases in the offspring
Medicine (Baltimore). 2020 Apr;99(16):e19607.

Associations of breastfeeding with childhood autoimmunity, allergies, and overweight: The environmental determinants of diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) study
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 114, Issue 1, July 2021, Pages 134–142

Longitudinal associations of fruit juice intake in infancy with DXA-measured abdominal adiposity in mid-childhood and early adolescence
Am J Clin Nutr 2021 Jul 1;114(1):117-123.

Polyunsaturated fatty acids and brain morphology
Prostaglandins Leukot Essent, Fatty Acids. 2018 Sep;136:23-34.

Microfluidic co-culture platform to recapitulate the maternal-placental-embryonic axis
Advanced Biology, First published: 19 June 2021

Recent ruling gives FDA ammunition against unapproved cell therapies
By Joanne S. Eglovitch, www.raps.org, June 15, 2021

Dairy consumption, plasma metabolites, and risk of type 2 diabetes
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 114, Issue 1, July 2021, Pages 163–174

Dairy consumption and mortality after myocardial infarction: a prospective analysis in the Aloha Omega Cohort
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 114, Issue 1, July 2021, Pages 59–69

Low-fat diets and testosterone in men: Systematic review and meta-analysis of intervention studies
The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Volume210, June 2021, 105878

Using an erythrocyte fatty acid fingerprint to predict risk of all-cause mortality: the Framingham Offspring Cohort
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, nqab195, https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/nqab195 Published: 16 June 2021

Runner’s high: how a movement of cannabis-fueled athletes is changing the science of sports
Josiah Hesse. Published by Putnam

Can marijuana makes you a better athlete
By Anahad O’Connor, New York Times, July 11, 2021

Nicotinamide riboside augments the aged human skeletal muscle NAD metabolome and induces transcriptomic and anti-inflammatory signatures
Cell Rep. 2019 Aug 13:28(7):1717-1728.e6

Drinking coffee not linked to increased arrhythmia risk in new study
By Jake Remaly, MDedge.com, July 19, 2021

High coffee consumption, brain volume and risk of dementia and stroke
Nutritional Neuroscience, 2021; 1 

Cardiovascular symptoms affect the patterns of habitual coffee consumption
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 114, Issue 1, July 2021, Pages 214–219

High percentage of positive portrayals of vaping on TikTok
Tobacco Control Jul 2021, tobacco-control-2020-056047 Control

Distinctive gut microbiome unrelated to diet may characterize children with autism
Gut Jun 2019, 68 (Suppl 1) A40-A41

July 17

Covid shot home visits unconstitutional and unethical
aarpsonline.org,  July 15, 2021

Ultra-processed food linked to higher risk of IBD
BMJ, 2021; n1554 DOI: 10.1136/bmj.n1554

Aromatic-Turmerone Analogs Protect Dopaminergic Neurons in Midbrain Slice Cultures through Their Neuroprotective Activities
Cells, 2021; 10 (5): 1090 DOI: 10.3390/cells10051090

Plant-based meat not nutritionally equivalent to real meat, finds study
By Vishwam Sankaran, www.independent.co.uk

The world’s first lab-grown foie gras could solve this major concern
By Hope Ngo, www.mashed.com, July 15, 2021

Paralyzed man’s brain waves turned into sentences on computer in medical first
www.theguardian.com, July 15, 2021

The effect of aged garlic extract on blood pressure and other cardiovascular risk factors in uncontrolled hypertensives: the AGE at Heart trial
Integr Blood Press Control. 2016 Jan 27:9:9-21.

Can eating onions help prevent the flu?
National Onion Association 

Cell phones and cancer: New UC Berkeley study suggests call phones sharply increase tumor risk
By Sharon Song, July 6, 2021

FDA sunscreen report raises concern over chemicals
By Brenda Goodman MA, www.webmd.com, January 21, 2020

J&J recalls Aveeno, Neutrogena sunscreens over cancer-causing chemical
By Will Feuer, NY Post July 15, 2021

July 10

Time-efficient inspiratory muscle strength training lowers blood pressure and improves endothelial function, NO bioavailability, and oxidative stress in midlife/older adults with above-normal blood pressure.
Journal of the American Heart Association Vol. 10, No. 13

Did fecal transplant stop COVID in its tracks?
Gut 2020;69:1555-1563.

Mediterranean Diet, Alzheimer Disease Biomarkers and Brain Atrophy in Old Age.
Neurology, June 15, 2021; 96 (24)

Olive oil could slash your chance of bone fractures in half, study says
By Emma Jane Cash, Nutraingredients.com, January 26, 2017

Tooth loss associated with increased cognitive impairment and dementia
NYU, July 8, 2021

Muscle relaxants for low back pain largely ineffective for low back pain
BMJ 2021;374:n1446

Garlic extract for periodontal disease
J Clin Biochem Nutr. 2020 Nov; 67(3): 297–301.

Low FODMAPS diet for chronic diarrhea in elderly people
Nutrients 202113(4), 1308

Mediterranean diet score, dietary patterns, and risk of sudden cardiac death in the REGARDS study
Journal of the American Heart Association 2021, Volume 10, No 13

Effect of omega-3 fatty acids on cardiovascular outcomes: A systemic review and meta-analysis
EClinicalMedicine, 2021; 100997 DOI: 10.1016/j.eclinm.2021.100997

Bee venom as a neuroprotective agent in Parkinson’s Disease

High levels of Baker’s weed killer found in hummus, chickpeas
Alex Formuzis, ewg.org, July 14, 2020

Awaited ivermectin review is out
By Kristina Fiore, July 8, 2021


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