June 2020

June 27

COVID-19 stay-at-home orders negatively impacted patients with obesity
Clinical Obesity,  First published:09 June 2020

Limit on saturated fats is unnecessary, says “State-of-the-art review” in Journal of American College of Cardiology
Journal American College of Cardiology, For Immediate Release  June 24, 2020

People would be crushed by second coronavirus wave, psychologists say
by Alexander Lonas,  Washington Examiner  June 19, 2020

Probability of symptoms and critical disease after SARS-CoV-2 infection

Nursing homes dump residents
by Jessica Silver-Greenberg and Amy Julia Harris, The New York Times,  June 21, 2020

Association of secondary behavior with cancer mortality in middle-aged and older US adults
JAMA Oncology, 2020; DOI: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2020.2045

High cortisol levels associated with greater risk of death from COVID-19
Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol, June 18,  2020 

Bayer to pay up to $10.9 billion to settle  lawsuits over Roundup weed killer
By Ruth Bender, Laura Kusisto and Sara Randazzo, The Wall Street Journal  June 24, 2020

Covid-19: Herd immunity threshold could be lower
Science, June 23, 2020; DOI: 10.1126/science.abc6810  

June 20

Face mask during sex, new study suggests
By The Captainwww.wellnesscaptain.com  June 8, 2020

Social distancing vs. the need for connection

Ultra-processed food consumption and the risk of short telomeres in an elderly population of the Seguimiento Universidad de Navarra (SUN) Project
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 111, Issue 6, June 2020, Pages 1259–1266 

Hadassah doctors crack the cause of fatal corona blood clots
By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN, The Jerusalem Post, JUNE 16, 2020

Early data show no uptick in COVID-19 transmission from protests
By Daniela HernandezSarah KrouseBrianna Abbott and Charity L. Scott, WSJ June 18, 2020

World Health Organisation’s chief declares ‘new and dangerous phase’ of the pandemic after 150,000 cases in a single day-the highest since the start of the crisis

You may have antibodies after coronavirus infection. But not for long
By Apoorva Mandavilli, New York Times, June 18, 2020

Before catching coronavirus, some people’s immune systems are already primed to fight it
By Jason Douglas, WSJ June 12, 2020

There may be no immunity against Covid-19, new Wuhan study suggests
By Stephen Chen, www.scmp.com  June 18, 2020

People would be crushed by second coronavirus wave, psychologists
by Alexandra Lonas, Internwashingtonexaminer.com  June 19, 2020 

June 13

Proof is still needed that an anti-inflammatory diet can benefit rheumatoid arthritis patients
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 111, Issue 6, June 2020, Pages 1119–1120 

Repetitive negative thinking linked to dementia risk
Alzheimer’s & Dementia, 2020; DOI: 10.1002/alz.12116

Fact or fiction: raw veggies are healthier than cooked ones?
British Journal of Nutrition Volume 99, Issue 6,  June 2008, pp. 1293-1300

Prevention of acute upper respiratory infections by consumption of catechins in healthcare workers
Nutrients  12(1):4 · December 2019

Association between regional selenium status and reported outcome of COVID-19 cases in China
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 111, Issue 6, June 2020, Pages 1297–1299  

Researchers map how coronavirus infection travels through cells of nasal cavity and respiratory tract
Cell Published: May 26, 2020

Myth or reality-transdermal magnesium?
Nutients. 2017 Jul 28;9(8):813. doi: 10.3390/nu9080813.  

June 6

Study casts doubt on N95 masks for the public
JAMA Network Open. 2020;3(5):e209670. DOI:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.9670 

Pittsburgh doctors say coronavirus appears to be declining in potency

Natural environments and craving: The mediating role of negative effect
Health & Place 58:102160 · July 2019 

A low carb strategy for fighting the pandemic’s toll
By Nina Teicholz, WSJ  May 30, 2020

Glycosylated hemoglobin is associated with systemic inflammation, hypercoagulability, and prognosis of COVID-19 patients
Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2020 May 18; 164:108214

Hydroxychloroquine studies tied to data firm Surgisphere retracted
By Jared Sopkings and Russell Gold, WSJ June 5, 2020 

A third of Americans now show signs of clinical anxiety or depression amid coronavirus pandemic
By Alyssa Fowers and William Wan,   Washington Post  May 26, 2020

False-negative tests for SARS-CoV-2 infection-challenges and implications
NEJM, June 5, 2020

Biological yield low rates of skin clearance in real-world psoriasis
By Jennifer Lubell, Psoriasis  Publish date: June 3, 2020

Mediterranean diet adherence and risk of incident kidney stones
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 08 Apr 2020

Effects of distraction on taste-related neural processing: a cross-sectional fMRI study
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 111, Issue 5, May 2020, Pages 950–961

Bean, fruit, and vegetable fiber, but not cereal fiber are associated with reduced mortality in Japan
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 111, Issue 5, May 2020, Pages 941–943 

More steps per day tied to milder IBS symptoms 
By Diana Swift,  MEDPAGETODAY June 3, 2020

Vitamin D, magnesium, calcium, and their interaction in relation to colorectal cancer recurrence and all-cause mortality
Am J Clin Nutr. 2020 May 1;111(5):1007-1017  


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