October 2022

October 29

White House still expects new COVID boosters will offer better protection, but two new studies cast doubt
By Alexander Tin, cbsnews.com, October 28, 2022

Metabolite product from pomegranate: Researchers identify way to boost tumor-fighting immune cell
Immunity, 2022; DOI: 10.1016/j.immuni.2022.09.014

As White House conference approaches, now is the time for a national plan to address the link between hunger, nutrition education, and health
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 116, Issue 4, October 2022, Pages 841–842, https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/nqac228

Vitamin D deficiency linked to premature death
Annals of Internal Medicine, October 25th, 2022

Protection against cancer by dietary IP6 and inositol
Nutr Cancer 2006;55(2): 109-25

Can gut bacteria cause rheumatoid arthritis?
By Beth Skwarecki, Science Translational Medicine, November 2, 2013

For chronic pain patients, consider green-tinted glasses
American Society of Anesthesiologists

Do financial incentives increase adult vaccination? A view of lessons learned
Vaccine: X, 2022; 12: 100225 DOI: 10.1016/j.jvacx.2022.100225

October 22

SRW redefines what it means to age

Does running really wreck your knees?
By Gretchen Reynolds, The Washington Post  October 19, 2022

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine will cost $110-$130 per dose
By Tom Murphy, AP News, October 21, 2022

Five hours’ sleep a night linked to higher risk of multiple diseases
PLOS Medicine, 2022; 19 (10): e1004109 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1004109

Rapid recovery from major depression using magnesium treatment
Med Hypotheses. 2006;67(2):362-70

Use of dark chocolate for diabetic patients: a review of the literature and current evidence
J Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect. 2017 Sep 19;7)(4):218-221

October 15

Real-world evidence for the effectiveness of vitamin D supplementation in reduction of total and cause-specific mortality
Journal of Internal Medicine, First published: 08 October 2022

The effects of our overstimulated, stress-averse society are mounting.
The Comfort Crisis by Michael Easter (this is a book. Just post a summary from Goodreads or Barnes and noble.

More than 2.5 million US teens vaped in 2022, a concerning health risk, officials say
By Manas Mishra, Reuters,  October 6, 2022

MLB signs historic CBD deal with Charlotte’s Web
boardroom.tv, October 12, 2022

Is chocolate good for you?
By Alice Callahan, Nytimes, July 15, 2022

NOW (brand) tests curcumin/turmeric extract sold by Amazon

World’s oldest practicing doctor, 100, has no plans to retire
By Ben Hooper, www.upi.com, October 14, 2022

Nordic CRC study:3 things to know+talking points for patients
New England Journal of Medicine, October 9, 2022

Screening colonoscopy misses the mark in its first real test
By John Mandrola and Vinay Prasad, sensiblemed.substack.com

Degradative effect of nattokinase on spike protein of SARS-CoV-2
Molecules Volume 27 Issue 17

New survey: 91% of parents say their family is less stressed when they eat together
sciencedaily.com, October 10, 2022

October 8

Iron deficiency suppresses important arm of the innate immune system
Science Advances, 2022; 8 (40) DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abq5384

State surgeon general Dr. Joseph A Ladapo issues new mRNA COVID-19 vaccine guidance
Fla Dept of Health

Niacin increases atherogenic proteins in high-density lipoprotein of statin-treated subjects
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. 2021;41:2330–2341

Changing baseball, one snack at a time
By Adam Elder, NYT October 8, 2022

The effect of calcium supplementation in people under 35 years old: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials”
eLife 11:e79002

Effect of a ketogenic diet versus Mediterranean diet on glycated hemoglobin in individuals with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes Melkite’s: The interventional Keto-Med randomized crossover trial
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 116, Issue 3, September 2022, Pages 640–652

Can a positive attitude keep appendicitis patients from going under the knife?
JAMA Surg. 2022;157(9):828-834. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2022.293

Proton pump inhibitors and risk of gastric cancer: a population-based cohort study
BMJ, Gut

Midlife omega-3 levels tied to brain structure, cognition
Neurology, First published October 5, 2022

October 1

Plant-based meat analogues weaken gastrointestinal digestive function and show less digestibility than real meat in mice
J Agric Food Chem

The effects of SCFAs on glycemic control in humans: a systematic review and meta-analysis
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 116, Issue 2, August 2022, Pages 335–361

What is a healthy food? The FDA wants to change the definition
By Dani Blum The New York Times. Sept 29, 2022

Protection against omicron (B.1.1.529) BA.2 reinfection conferred by primary omicron BA.1 or pre-omicron SARS-CoV-2 infection among health-care workers with and without mRNA vaccination: a test-negative case-control study
The Lancet, Published: September 21, 2022

Alzheimer’s drug slows disease progression in trial
By Joseph Walker WSJ Sept 27, 2022

Stopgap funding bill lacks any provisions specific to supplement industry
By Hank Schultz, Nutraingedients-USA.com, September 27, 2022

Durbin offers amendments to restore MPL to stopgap funding bill
By Hank Schultz, Nutraingedients-usa.com, September 29, 2022

Mayor Adams, NYC H+H CEO Katz announce successful rollout and expansion of plant-based meals as default option for city hospitals
www1.nyc.gov, September 28, 2022

Association between aluminum exposure from vaccines before age 24 months and persistent asthma at age 24 to 59 months
Acad Pediatr. 2022 Sep 27;S1876-2859(22)00417-X

Several different adjuvants are used in US vaccines
Centerns for Disease Control and Prevention

Stress has an odor and dogs can smell it
PLOS ONE, 2022; 17 (9): e0274143 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0274143

Vitamin D and brain health: an observational and Mendelian randomized study
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 116, Issue 2, August 2022, Pages 531–540

Vitamin D and marine omega 3 fatty acid supplementation and incident autoimmune disease: VITAL randomized controlled trial
BMJ 2022;376:e066452

Treating low vitamin D levels may help people live longer
Journal of the Endocrine Society, Volume 5, Issue 10, October 2021, bvab124

Association between folic acid prescription fills and suicide attempts and intentional self-harm among privately insured US adults
JAMA Psychiatry. Published online September 28, 2022. 

Ashwagandha shows wellness benefits in US college students
By Asia Sherman, Nutra ingredients-usa.com, September 27, 2022

Study supports urolithin A’s potential for mitochondrial function & joint health
Aging Cell21(588) July 2022


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