June 2021

June 26

Association of meal and snack patterns with mortality of all-cause, cardiovascular disease and cancer: The US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003 to 2004
Journal of the American Heart Association, Originally published 23 Jun 2021

UK to ban junk food advertising online and before 9pm on TV from 2023
By Mark Sweney www.theguardian.com

Why branded viagra is vastly more expensive than its generics
by Randy Dotinga, www.medpagetoday.com 

Blood test to detect 50 types of cancer ‘accurate enough to be rolled out’
By Nilima Marshall, Yahoo News, June 20, 2021

In silico comparison of SARS-Cov-2 spike protein-ACE2 binding affinities across species and implications for virus origin
Scientific Reports volume 11, Article number: 13063 (2021)Sci Rep. 2021 June 24;11(1):13063.

In utero exposure to heavy metals and trace elements and childhood blood pressure in a US urban, low-income, minority birth cohort
Environmental Health Perspectives 2021, Published:23 June 2021CID: 067005https://doi.org/10.1289/EHP8325

Colonization of the Caenorhabditis elegans gut with human enteric bacterial pathogens leads to proteostasis disruption that is rescued by butyrate
PLOS Pathogens 2021, Published: May 6, 2021

Gut microbes impact stroke severity via the trimethylamine N-oxide pathway
Cell Host & Microbe,  Available online 16 June 2021

Fasting lowers blood pressure but reshaping the gut microbiota
sciencedaily.com, April 29, 2021

Western high-fat diet can cause chronic pain
neuroscience news.com, June 23, 2021

Quantitative mapping of human hair graying and reversal in relation to life stress
eLife, June 22, 2021

Low levels of omega-3 associated with higher risk of psychosis
Translational Psychiatry, May 31, 2021

DHA intake relates to better cerebrovascular and neurodegeneration neuroimaging phenotypes in middle-aged adults at increased genetic risk of Alzheimer disease
Am J Clin Nutr, 2021 Jun 1;113(6):1627-1635.

CDC safety group says there’s a likely link between rare heart inflammation in young people after Covid shot
Berkeley Lovelace Jr.  www.cnbc.com, June 23, 2021

WHO urges fully vaccinated people to continue to wear masks as delta Covid variant spreads
By Berkeley Lovelace Jr, June 25, 2021

June 19

BioNTech shots have stronger antibody response than Sinovac, Hong Kong study shows-SCMP
Reuter’s, June 19, 2021

0.03% chance: Getting coronavirus after being vaccinated incredibly rare in L.A. County
By Rong-Gong Lin II, Luke Money, news.yahoo.com, May 21, 2021

The performance of the SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR test as a tool for detecting SARSCoV-2 infection in the population
Journal of Infection (published by Elsevier),  Published: May 31, 2021

Compounds derived from hops show promise as treatment for common liver disease
www.sciencedaily.com, June 16, 2021

An Olympian, a failed drug test and an accused burrito
By Rachel Bachman WSJ June 16, 2021

Air pollution exposure during pregnancy may boost babies’ obesity risk
Environmental Health, 2021; 20 (1) DOI: 10.1186/s12940-021-00753-8

Osteoarthritis: A link with Parkinson’s?
Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). Published online June 8, 2021.

Memory biomarkers confirm aerobic exercise helps cognitive function in older adults
sciencedaily.com, June 10, 2021

Childhood exercise predicts response inhibition in later life via changes in brain connectivity and structure
NeuroImage, Volume 237, 15 August 2021, 118196

June 12

Too much TV during midlife can put your brain at risk for dementia later on
www.studyfinds.org, MAY 21, 2021

Mouth rinsing with a pink non-caloric, artificially-sweetened solution improves self-paced running performance and feelings of pleasure in habitually active individuals
Front. Nutr., 12 May 2021 

Association between diet and periodontitis: a cross-sectional study of 10,000 NHANES participants
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 112, Issue 6, December 2020, Pages 1485–1491

Preclinical study suggests new approach to reduce COVID-19 death among the elderly
Science, 2021; eabe4832 DOI: 10.1126/science.abe4832

Fisetin is a senotherapeutic that extends health and lifespan
EBioMedicine by The Lancet, Volume 36, October 2018, Pages 18-28

Benzene found in some sunscreen products, online pharmacy says
By Debbie Koenig, www.mdedge.com, June 10, 2021

Vitamin D deficiency increases risk for addiction
https://www.eurekalert.com, NEWS RELEASE 11-JUN-2021

An omega-3 that’s poison for tumors
Cell Metabolism, Available online 11 June 2021

Hydroxychloroquine with zinc could increase COVID-19 survival rates by as much as nearly 200%
www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article, By HARRIET ALEXANDER FOR DAILYMAIL.COM

Plexiglass is everywhere, with no proof it keeps Covid at bay
By Carey Goldberg, Bloomberg News, June 8, 2021

High caffeine consumption may be associated with increased risk of blinding eye disease
sciencedaily.com, June 7, 2021

Controlled trial finds Tai Chi similar to conventional exercise for reducing belly fat
American College of Physicians, May 31, 2021

CDC confirms 226 cases of myocarditis after COVID-19 vaccination in people 30 and under
Melissa Jenco, News Content Editor, www.aappublications.org, June 10, 2021

June 5

Low-dose naltrexone medication promising for chronic, refractory pain
By Fran Lowry, Medscape Medical News, April 30, 2021

Impact of promoting healthy infant feeding practices on energy intake and anthropometric measures of children up to 6 years of age
Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, First published: 25 May 2021

Healthy dietary patterns and common pregnancy complications
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, nqab145, Published 02 June 2021

Plant-based diets, pescatarian diets and COVID -19 severity: a population-based case-control study on six countries
BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health 2021; bmjnph-2021-000272. 

Feeling younger as a stress buffer: Subjective age moderates the effect of perceived stress on change in functional health
Psychol Aging. 2021 May:36(3):322-337

Chocolate consumption and risk of coronary artery disease: the million veteran program
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 113, Issue 5, May 2021, Pages 1137–1144

Can a turmeric extract relieve arthritic pain as well as acetaminophen?
www.naturalmedicinejournal.com Trials. 2021;22(1):105.

First vaccine data against Indian variant
by Molly Walker, Deputy Managing Editor, MedPage Today May 24, 2021

Melatonin may improve survival in late-stage lung cancer patients after surgical resection
EClinicalMedicine. 2021;33:100763. www.naturalmedicinejournal.com

Low levels of omega-3 associated with higher risk of psychosis
Translational Psychiatry volume 11, Article number: 321 (2021) 

10 serious COVID patients given Israeli drug, leave hospital in one day
By Mayan Jaffa-Hoffman, www.jpost.com, May 29, 2021

Association between fruit intake and risk of diabetes in the AusDiab cohort
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, dgab335, Published: 02 June 2021


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