May 2019

May 25

Sleep problems in teenagers reversed in just one week by limiting screen use
The study will be presented at ECE 2019 in Lyon, France.  

Pets increase risk of IBS for pet owners
Digestive Disease Week

Study finds evidence of ‘clear relationship’ between appendectomy and Parkinson’s
By Catharine Paddock Ph.D., Medical News Today,  May 10, 2019

This toilet will predict if you’ll have heart failure
By Erin Biba, Daily Beast,  May 22, 2019

Life was easier when humans hunted and gathered their food, Cambridge University finds
By Sarah Knapton,  May 20, 2019

“Researchers document impact of coffee on bowels: Rat study shows coffee changes gut microbiome and improves ability of intestines to contract.”
Digestive Disease Week

Impact of the food additive titanium dioxide on gut microbiota-host interaction
Front. Nutr., 14 May 2019 

Evan Horowitz: IQ rates are dropping in many developed countries and that doesn’t bode well for humanity
By Evan Horowitz,, May 22, 2019

Ancient DNA from mastics solidifies connection between material culture and genetics of mesolithic hunter-gatherers in Scandinavia
Communications Biology 2, Article number: 185 (2019) 

Early life exposure to nicotine alters neurons, predisposes brain to addiction later
Biological Psychiatry, Available online 24 April 2019

Maternal, infant and childhood risks associated with advanced paternal age. The need for comprehensive counseling for men
Maturitas, Volume 125, July 2019, Pages 81-84

Positive patients response to a structures exercise program delivered in inpatient psychiatry
Global Advances in Health and Medicine, 2019; 8: 216495611984865 DOI: 10.1177/2164956119848657 

Three-quarters of food bought in UK hospitals is unhealthy

May 18

Drinking too much fruit juice (or any sugary drink) linked to premature death risk
JAMA Network Open, May 17, 2019

Without heart disease, daily aspirin may be too risky
JAMA Neurology, May 13, 2019

New doctor’s DNA ages 6 times faster than normal in first year
By Kara Gavin, May 14, 2019

As pesticide turns up in more places, safety concerns mount
By Jim Daley, Scientific American, April 30, 2019

Effects of regulating intestinal microbiota on anxiety symptoms: A systematic review
General Psychiatry, 2019; 32: e100056 

Air pollution may be damaging every organ in the body
Chest Journal, February 2019 Volume 155, Issue 2, Pages 409–416

Level and prevalence of spin in published cardiovascular randomized clinical trial reports with statistically nonsignificant primary outcomes a systematic review
JAMA Netw Open. 2019;2(5):e192622. 

Why eating processed foods might make you fat
By Anahad O’Connor, The New York Times, May 16, 2019

Heavily processed foods cause overeating and weight gain, study finds: Small-scale trial is the first randomized, controlled research of its kind
May 16, 2019, NIH/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

May 4

Being a car commuter with obesity linked to a 32% increased early death risk
European Association for the Study of Obesity, April 27, 2019

A nanoelectronics-blood-based diagnostic biomarker for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome
PNAS, 2019

Is my food safe? Gluten found in 32% of food labeled gluten-free
By Zlati Meyer, USA Today,  April 18, 2019

Vitamin K shows promise against arthritis
Special Reports May 2018 Issue

L-carnitine boosts post-exercise recovery in young active adults, plus combats age-related muscle loss in elderly
Nutrients. 2018 Mar; 10(3): 349. Published online 2018 Mar 13

The FBI just raided uBiome’s office for billing practices
CNBC, Published 4:38 PM ET Fri, 26 April 2019

Doctors became overlooked robots: Physician burnout jumps dramatically in 3-year study
American Journal of Medicine,  April 22, 2019

Trends in energy drink consumption among US adolescents and adults, 2003-2016
Am J Prev Med. pii: S0749-3797(19)30027-3

New medical device approved to treat ADHD
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, April 24, 2019  

Poor sense of smell associated with nearly 50% higher risk for death in 10 years
Annals of Internal Medicine, April 30, 2019

Cross-sectional study of HPV testing in self-sampled urine and comparison with matched vaginal and cervical samples in women attending colposcopy for the management of abnormal cervical screening
British Medical Journal, Online Issue publication April 29, 2019

Quantitative assessment of cerebral connectivity deficiency and cognitive impairment in children with prenatal alcohol exposure
Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science 2019; 29 (4)  


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