November 2017

November 18

Getting a dog may save your life, especially if you’re single
By Michelle Cortez, www.bloomberg.com, November 17, 2017

Excess screen time may be increasing symptoms of depression
By Brooks Hays, November 14, 2017

Sugary beverage consumption in US declining but remains high among certain groups
Obesity, online November 14, 2017

Neuroscientists finally revealed the number one exercise for slowing down the aging process
Front. Hum. Neurosci., 15 June 2017

The flu vaccine
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, March 30, 2015

Only one in 10 Americans eat enough fruits and vegetables
By Jessica Glenza, November 17, 2017

Mushrooms are full of antioxidants that my have untagging potential
Food Chemistry, Volume 233, 15 October 2017, Pages 429-433

Moving towards wellness: physical activity practices, perspective, and preferences of users of outpatient mental health service
General Hospital Psychiatry Volume 48, November 2017, Pages 63-66

Chuck Norris versus gadolinium
BY REBECCA TRAGER 10 NOVEMBER 2017

New blood pressure guidelines
The New York Times, By H. Gilber Welch, November 15, 2017

Pharmacological chaperone for a-crystallin partially restores transparency in cataract models
Science350(6261), 674-677

November 11

Breakfast as the largest meal results in the lowest BMI
Nutr. September 1, 2017, vol. 147 no. 9 1722-1728

Kenny mediates selective autophagic degradation of the IKK complex to control innate immune responses
Nature Communications, 8, Article  number: 1264 (2017)

International variations in primary care physician consultation time: a systematic review of 67 countries
BMJ 2017, Volume 7, Issue 10,  2017

Survey shows improved health after avoiding genetically modified foods
International Journal of Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine, November 7, 2017

Antioxidants and diabetes
Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Dec; 16(Suppl 2): S267–S271.

Over-the-counter and prescription acid reflux pills taken by millions ‘raise the risk of stomach cancer by up to eight-fold’ if they are used regularly
University College London and University of Hong Kong

Fat cells may inactivate chemotherapeutic drug
Molecular Cancer Research, Published OnlineFirst November 8, 2017 

Efficacy of probiotics on anxiety: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Neuropsychiatry (London) (2017) 7(6), 862–871

Regular walking, even if minimal, tied to lower death risk
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, October 2017

Gut microbiome modulates response to anti-PD-1 immunotherapy in melanoma patients
Science  02 Nov 2017: eaan4236

Gut microbiome influences efficacy of PD-1–based … – Science
Science  02 Nov 2017: eaan3706

November 4

Working with influenza-like illness: Presenteeism among US healthcare personnel during the 2014-2015 influenza season
American Journal of Infection Control, November 1, 2017 volume 45, Issue 11, Pages 1254-1258

Effect of robotic-assisted vs conventional laparoscopic surgery on risk of conversion to open laparotomy among patients undergoing resection for rectal cancer
JAMA. 2017;318(16):1569-1580
 
Estradiol therapy after menopause mitigates effects of stress on cortisol and working memory
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, jc.2017-00825
 
‘Unbelievable’: Heart Stents Fail to Ease Chest Pain
Heart stents still overused, experts say
BY ANAHAD O’CONNOR, New York Times August 15,  2012
 
Drug maker’s ties to nonprofits pose ‘conflict of interest’
By Blake Ellis and Melanie Hicken, CNN, November 3, 2017
 
Could quercetin help polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)? A randomized placebo-controlled trial
Horm Metab Res. 2017;49:115-121
 
Temporal eating patterns: associations with nutrient intakes, diet quality, and measures of adiposity
Am J Clin Nutr, First published August 16, 2017
 
Resveratrol lowers total T in PCOS
https://academic.oup.com/jcem/article-lookup/doi/10.1210/jc.2016-1858
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 2016; jc.2016-1858 
 
Pesticides and human reproduction
JAMA Intern Med. Published online October 30, 2017
 
Frequent sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and the onset of cardiometabolic diseases: cause for concern?
Journal of the Endocrine Society, js.2017-00262

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