November 2020

November 21

Association of infant antibiotic exposure with childhood health outcomes
Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Published: November 15, 2020

Offspring of mice fed imbalanced diets shown to be neurologically ‘programmed’ for obesity
Neuroscience, September 4, 2020

Nearly 1 in 5 medical practices have seen 50% revenue drop: AMA
by Tina Reed, Fierce Healthcare,  October 29, 2020

Vitamin and mineral status in a vegan diet
Deutsches Aerzteblatt Online 2020

1 in 3 excess deaths in the US not directly caused by COVID-19
By James Kingsland,  Medical News Today, Oct 16, 2020

Common antiseptic ingredients de-energize cells and impair hormone response
Environmental Health Perspectives, Vol. 125, No. 8, Published: 22 August 2017

Membrane lipid replacement with NTFactor Lipids reduces pain, fatigue, gastrointestinal and other symptoms in patients with peripheral pain
Townsend Letter December 2020

Health benefits of multivitamins/mineral supplements may be all in the mind of users
BMJ, Volume 10, Issue 11

Older age does not influence the success of weight loss through the implementation of lifestyle modification
Clinical Endocrinology, 2020; DOI: 10.1111/cen.14354 

A below-knee compression garment reduces fatigue-induced strength loss but not knee joint position sense errors
Eur J Appl Physiol (2020).  

November 14

A few kilograms weight loss nearly halves the risk of diabetes
JAMA Internal Medicine, 2020; DOI: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.5938 

Positive affect is associated with less memory decline: Evidence from a 9-year longitudinal study
Psychological Science, Vol 31, Issue 11, 2020

US nutritionists call for dietary guideline limits on saturated fat intake to be lifted
 BMJ 2020;371:m4226 

Associations of dietary choline intake with risk of incident dementia and with cognitive performance: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study
Am J Clin Nutr. 2019 Dec 1;110(6):1416-1423. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqz148.

Vitamin D supplementation improves cognitive function through reducing oxidative stress-regulated by telomere length in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: A 12-month randomized controlled trial
J Alzheimers Dis, 2020 Nov 2020 Nov 4. doi: 10.3233/JAD-200926. Online ahead of print.  

Surprise billing seen likely for many colonoscopies
By Diana Swift, Pubmed Today, October 12, 2020

Vitamin B12 modulates the transcriptome of the skin microbiota in acne pathogenesis
Sci Transl Med 24 Jun 2015: Vol. 7, Issue 293, pp. 293ra103

Chemicals in your living room cause diabetes, November 10, 2020

National Diabetes Statistics Report 2020
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Two weeks of early time-restricted feeding (eTRF) improves skeletal muscle insulin and anabolic sensitivity in healthy men
Am J Clin Nutr 2020 Oct 1;112(4):1015-1028. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqaa192.

Low-glycemic index diets as an intervention for diabetes: a systemic review and meta-analysis.
Am J Cl Nutr. 2019 Oct 1;110(4)891-902. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqz149.

Lower back pain: NSAID+muscle relaxant no better than NSAID+placebo
By Ingrid Hein,,  November 5, 2020

Dairy fats and cardiovascular disease: Do we really need to be concerned?
Foods. 2018 Mar; 7(3): 29.ods Mar 2018

Black market for negative COVID-19 tests pops up across the globe
By Ben Feuerherd, NY Post Nov 11, 2020

Accuracy of rapid Covid test may be lower than previously suggested
British Medical Journal

Calf circumference is a good predictor of longer hospital stay and nutritional risk in emergency patients: A prospective cohort study
J Am Coll Nurtr, Sep-Oct 2020;39(7): 645-649.

November 7

Aspirin may help prevent serious COVID-19 complications: Here’s why
Anesthesia & Analgesia, 2020; Publish Ahead of Print DOI: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000005292  

Colchicine administration in patients with chronic coronary disease
N Engl J Med 2020; 383:1838-1847 

Seasonal depression could be amplified in 2020, experts say. Here’s how to handle it
By Jay Cannon, USA Today, Oct 21, 2020

Aspirin to be tested as potential COVID-19 drug in U.K. study
Reuters,  November 6, 2020

Presidential election results may impact voters’ mental health
By James Kingsland,, November 5, 2020

Texas medical board dismisses complaint against HCQ doc
By Kristina Fiore,, November 7, 2020

Effect of tart cherry concentrate on endurance exercise performance: a meta-Analysis
J of Am Coll of Nutrition, Volume 39, 2020 – Issue 7, Pages 657-664

Glucosamine use, inflammation, and genetic susceptibility, and incidence of type 2 diabetes: a prospective study in U.K. Biobank
Diabetes Care 2020 Jan; dc191836

A long-term study of policosanol in the treatment of intermittent claudication
Angiology. 2001 Feb;52(2):115-25.

High-sugar diet can damage the gut, intensifying risk for colitis
Science Translational Medicine  28 Oct 2020: Vol. 12, Issue 567, eaay6218 

Social connections and hypertension in women and men
Journal of Hypertension, 2020; Publish Ahead of Print

Search for link between achy joints and rainy weather in a flood of data comes up dry
BMJ 2017;359:j5326 

Over 80 percent of COVID-19 patients have vitamin D deficiency
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, dgaa733

Face masks don’t hinder breathing during exercise
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2020; 17 (21): 8110  


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