September 2014

September 20

Early antibiotics may lead to fat later
International Journal of Obesity, August 5, 2014

Assortative mating on ideology could operate through olfactory cues
American Journal of Political Science, September 2014

Benefits, risks of yoga found for bipolar disorder
Journal of Psychiatric Practice, September 17, 2014

Glucosamine could increase lifespan by mimicking effects of ‘low-carb diet’
Nature Communications, April 2014

Are cell phones really giving us cancer?
“Disconnect: The Truth About Cell Phone Radiation” by Dr. Devra Davis

Two Apple medical trials shed light on how HealthKit will work
By Christina Farr, September 15, 2014

Don’t underestimate smart watches: Sensoria’s smart bra can be linked to a heart-rate monitor
By Christopher Mims, The Wall Street Journal, September 14, 2014

High-fat dairy may lower diabetes risk
Annals of Internal Medicine, December 21, 2010

Research shows zero-calorie sweeteners can raise blood sugar
By Gautam Naik, The Wall Street Journal, September 17, 2014

September 13

Dementia patients continue to get medications with little to no benefit
Use of medications of questionable benefit in advanced dementia
JAMA Internal Medicine, September 8, 2014

Timeline emerges in Joan Rivers’ death
By Susan Candiotto and Susanna Capelouto,, September 12, 2014

Joan Rivers had surprise throat biopsy that cut off her air supply, source claims
By Don Kaplan, New York Daily News, September 9, 2014

Doctoring in the age of ObamaCare
By Mark Sklar, The Wall Street Journal, September 11, 2014

Fish, fatty ace consumption associated with lower risk of hearing loss in women
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, September 2014

Diverse gut bacteria associated with favorable ratio of estrogen metabolites
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, September, 2014

Antibiotics hinder flu vaccine effectiveness
By Nick Tate,, September 11, 2014

Resveratrol reduces high fat diet’s effects on mitochondrial function
Journal of Food Science, August 23, 2014

What we’re afraid to say about Ebola
By Michael T. Osterholm, The New York Times, September 11, 2014

Anxiety medications Ativan, Xanax and Valium may increase risk of Alzheimer’s disease
British Medical Journal, Published 09 September 2014

Epidural steroids generally are ineffective for lumbar spinal stenosis
New England Journal of Medicine, July 3, 2014

Breast milk reveals a correlation between dietary fats and academic success
Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids

One blood type increases memory problems; research examines dementia risk
Neurology, 2014

A company pushing bogus diet pills touted by Dr. Oz settles with the FTC. Will the medical world weigh in?
By Abby Phillip, The Washington Post, September 9, 2014 

September 6

Chikungunya at the door-deja-vu all over again?
By D.M. Morens and A.S. Fauci, The New England Journal of Medicine, September 4, 2014

Chikungunya virus in the Americas-what a vector borne pathogen can do
By D.M. Morens and A.S. Fauci, The New England Journal of Medicine, September 4, 2014

Vitamin B12 deficiency and bone health
By T.L. Clemens, The New England Journal of Medicine, September 4, 2014

Puzzles boost verbal skills, cut dementia risk
International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, September 2014

Study questions surveillance colonoscopy
New England Journal of Medicine, August 28, 2014

Pistachios may help reduce diabetes risk
Diabetes Care, August 14, 2014

A call for a low-carb diet that embraces fat
By Anahad O’Connor, The New York Times, September 1, 2014

Obesity rates reach historic highs in more US states
Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Quality of US diet improves, gap widens for quality between rich and poor
The JAMA Network Journals, September 1, 2014

Curb sitting time to protect aging DNA and possibly extend lifespan
British Journal of Sports Medicine, September 3, 2014

Bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw
Journal of Clinical Endocrinologic Metabolism, August 2014

Risk of atypical femoral fracture during and after bisphosphonate use
The New England Journal of Medicine, September 4, 2014

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