March 2024

March 30

Mortality and cause of death in hip fracture patients aged 65 or older-a population-based study
BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2011 May 20:12:105. doi: 10.1186/1471-2474-12-105.

Intermittent fasting improves glucose homeostasis not entirely dependent on caloric restriction in db/db male mice
Diabetes. 2024 Mar 19:db230157. doi: 10.2337/db23-0157. Online ahead of print.Diabetes Journals

COVID-19 response demonstrates the tyranny of evidence-based medicine
Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons Volume 26, Number 4, Winter 2021

Head trauma patients on older blood thinners face higher risk
By Erik L. Ridley, November 29, 2021

FDA forced to U-Turn on Ivermectin, March 28, 2024

A broken study of time-restricted eating exposes broken thinking amongst top people
By John Mandola, Sensible Medicine March 25, 2024

Does time-restricted eating increase the risk of cardiovascular death?
By Samantha Lipman, Steven Korweiss, Peter Attia,  March 23, 2024

Reusing deep-fried oil may cause neurological disorders
By Benjamin Taub, March 26, 2024

New blood thinners will prevent blood clots without causing bleeding
By Ron Winslow, WSJ March 21, 2024 Ron Winslow WSJ

Effects of the low-carb organic Mediterranean diet on testosterone levels and sperm DNA fragmentation
Curr Res Food Sci. 2023; 7: 100636.

March 9

Consumer alert: Urinary catheter scams
U.S Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General

‘Vampire facials’ at spa linked to HIV infections
By Katherine Kahn,  March 7, 2024

Neuropathy: alpha lipoic acid, benfotiamine, acetyl-l-carnitine
Diabetes Care. 1999 Aug;22(8):1296-301. doi: 10.2337/diacare.22.8.1296.

Wegovy approved for major heart disease prevention
By Kristen Monaco, Medpage Today  March 8, 2023

Long Island doctor died from anaphylaxis after eating at Fisney Springs restaurant, lawsuit says
By Jennifer McLogan,  March 5, 2024

Hawthorn extract for treating chronic heart failure: meta-analysis of randomized trials
Am J Med. 2003 Jun 1;114(8):665-74. doi: 10.1016/s0002-9343(03)00131-1.

Babies’ gut bacteria predict allergy risk
By Lydia Denworth, Scientific American February 29, 2024

First nasal spray alternative to EpiPen needs more study: FDA
By Lisa O’Mary, WebMD September 20, 2023

Relationship between gut microbiota and allergies in children: A literature review
Nutrients. 2023 Jun; 15(11): 2529.

EpiPen maker to pay $264 million to settle lawsuit
By Reuters,  March 1, 2022

March 2

What is melamine?
Medically Reviewed by Dan Brennan, MD on July 10, 2023, Written by WebMD Editorial Contributors 

Melamine in tableware, questions and answers
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Authorized Uses of PFAS in Food Contact Applications
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Bronx medical student who suddenly got free tuition after a $1B donation says the school will be a nightmare to get into now
By Mikhaila Friel, Business Insider  February 28, 2024

Obesity now greater risk to global health than hunger
By Michael Searles, Lancet  February 29, 2024

Daytime physical activity is key to unlocking better sleep
Sleep Health, Available online 9 January 2024

Cannabis singled out for cardiovascular risk
J of Am Heart Assoc, February 28, 2024

Cannabidiol for the treatment of cannabis use disorder
Lancet Published: July 28, 2020

Reasons to avoid ultra-processed foods
BMJ 2024;384:q439

CDC updates COVID isolation guidelines for people who test positive
By Korin Miller, Prevention  March 5, 2024

CDC: Flu shots working moderately well this season
Associated Press, MEDPAGE Today  March 1, 2024


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