November – December 2013

December 16, 2013

GPO Curmin Skin Care Products

FDA greenlights magnetic device for migraine
eNeura Therapeutics, Sunnyvale, California

Were James Bond’s drinks shaken because of alcohol induced tremor?
British Medical Journal, 2013;347:7255

Coffee and cigarettes may protect against liver disease
Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, December 2013

Novel antibacterial and emollient effects of coconut and virgin olive oils in adult atopic dermatitis
Dermatitis 2008;19(6):308-315

November 16 2013

Heart guidelines authors defend method of calculating risk
By Ransdell Pierson and Bill Berkrot, Reuters, November 19, 2013

Risk calculator for cholesterol appears flawed
By Gina Kolata, The New York Times, November 17, 2013

FDA cites risks to frying potatoes too much
By Thomas M. Burton, The World Street Journal, November 15, 2013

Magnesium deficit? Overlooked cause of low vitamin status?

Cinnamon compound has potential ability to prevent Alzheimer’s
The Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, May 2012

Pope Francis says wasting food is like stealing from the poor
Telegraph Media Group, LTD and Reuters, June 2013

Metalloestrogens is a new class of cancer causing estrogens
PLoS One, December 2013

Bad eating habits start in the womb
By Kristin Wartman, The New York Times, December 1, 2013

FDA warming to 23andMe spawns class-action complaint
By Jacob Gershman, The Wall Street Journal, December 3, 2013

November 9, 2013

Diet, exercise, or both for knee osteoarthritis?
JAMA 2013, Sep 25; 310:1263, the IDEA randomized clinical trial

Confessions of a candida killer: Michael Biamonte, CCN, November 17, 2012

Berberine-latest research

CRN warns of ‘dire consequences’ if consumers heed meta-analysis conclusions that vitamin D pills for bone health are ‘inappropriate’
By Stephen Daniels, October 11, 2013

Philadelphia Children’s Hospital bans dietary supplements
By Christopher Wanjek, Live Science, October 10, 2013

Put down that doughnut: FDA takes on trans fats
By Ashley Hayes,, November 7, 2013

Trans fat: from miracle product to dietary pariah
By Annie Gasparro and Julie Jargon, The Wall Street Journal, November 7, 2013

US popcorn makers could face long, expensive road to lose trans fats
By Curtis Skinner, Reuters, November 8, 2013

Flaxseed may reduce blood pressure
Hypertension, October 14, 2013

Pediatricians set limits on screen time
By Andrea Petersen, The Wall Street Journal, October 28, 2013

Diabetes prevention programs could save billions in health care costs
By Misty Williams, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, October 5, 2011

Better mid-life diet linked to healthy aging
Annals of Internal Medicine, November 5, 2013

Sweden becomes first western nation to reject low-fat diet dogma in favor of low-carb high-fat nutrition
Brian Shilhavy, Health Impact News Editor, November 9, 2013

Women’s flexibility is a liability (in yoga)
By William J. Broad, The New York Times, November 2, 2013

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