May 2017

May 27

Filtered cigarettes caused rise in most common type of lung cancer
J Natl Cancer Inst (2017) 109 (12): djx075.

Common diabetes drug may work by changing gut bacteria
Nature Medicine, Published online 22 May 2017

California woman sues Jelly Belly Candy claiming beans were full of sugar
By Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times, May 26, 2017

Zinc acetate lozenges may increase the recovery rate from the common cold by three-fold
Open Forum Infect Dis (2017) 4 (2): ofx059

Regular chocolate consumption may be linked to lower risk of heart flutter
Heart, May 2017

Risk of ischemic stroke associated with calcium supplements with or without vitamin D: a nested case-control study
J Am Heart Assoc, May 2017

Rate of Alzheimer’s disease deaths jumped 54 percent in 15 years, CDC finds
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

Just one alcoholic drink a day increases breast cancer risk, exercise lowers risk
Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention,  Published August 2016

High levels of vitamin D may improve muscle strength
PLOS One, Published: February 15, 2017

Another CETP inhibitor, yet another negative study
JAMA Internal Medicine, May 2017

Nicking glaucoma with nicotinamide?
The New England Journal of Medicine, May 25, 2017

May 20

Selenium and CoQ10 together cut heart disease deaths in half
Cardio-Vascular Dietary Supplementation, April 10, 2017

High levels of exercise linked to nine years of less aging at the cellular level
Preventive Medicine, 2017; 100: 1

Eating full-fat cheese won’t raise chance of heart attack
European Journal of Epidemiology, May 2017

Pain relievers tied to immediate heart risks
By Nicholas Bakalar, May 9, 2017. New York Times

A teen chugged a latte, a Mountain Dew and an energy drink. The caffeine binge led to his death
By Cleve R. Wootson Jr., The Washington Post, May 16, 2017

Association between influenza infection and vaccination during pregnancy and risk of autism spectrum disorder
JAMA Pediatr. 2017;171(1)

Antidepressant use during pregnancy and risk of autism spectrum disorder in children
JAMA Pediatr. 2016;170(2):117-124.

Biotech giant Monsanto is being accused of hiring an army of internet trolls to counter negative comments

Glycemic index, glycemic load, and blood pressure: a systematic review and meta-analysis or randomized controlled trials
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, May 2017

Aerobic or resistance exercise, or both, in dieting obese older adults
The New England Journal of Medicine, May 18, 2017

May 6

The effects of statin treatment on adrenal and sexual function and nitric oxide levels in hypercholesterolemia male patients treated with a statin
J Clin Lipidol Nov-Dec 2016, Volume 10, Issue 6, Pages 1452–1461

An animal study shows that probiotics ameliorate maladaptive stress responses
Biol Psychiatry, Feb 24, 2017

Swearing makes you stronger
By Rachel Hosie

Brian Peskin

Coffee and hypertension, another u-shaped curve
By Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO, Natural Medicine Journal, May 2017 Vol. 9 Issue 5

Effects of avocado on metabolic syndrome: a comprehensive systemic review
Physiotherapy Research, first published April 10, 2017

Exposure to the aroma of rosemary essential oil can significantly enhance working memory in children
British Psychological Society Annual Conference in Brighton, May 4, 2017

Effect of alternate-day fasting on weight loss, weight maintenance, and cardioprotection among metabolically healthy obese adults
JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 1, 2017

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