September 2015

September 26

Sepsis in the hospital and high-does intravenous ascorbic acid: Interview with Alpha A. Fowler III, MD
Townsend Letter, October 2015

Sex doesn’t cause heart attacks, study finds
Journal of the American College of Cardiology, September 2015
US Dietary Guidline for Americans influence nearly every aspect of how we eat
British Medical Journal, September 23, 2015
Increasing calcium intake unlikely to boost bone health or prevent fractures
British Medical Journal, September 29, 2015
No link between coffee consumption, common type of irregular heartbeat
BMC Medicine, September 2015
Adding small amounts of powdered ginger to food may help take the edge off seasonal allergy symptoms [animal study]
Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, September 2015
Keeping gut bacteria in balance could help delay age-related diseases
Cell Reports, September 2015
E-cigarettes: gateway to real smoking
Journal of the American Medical Association, August 18, 2015
Women with moderate beer consumption run lower risk of heart attack
Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care, July 2015
Alcohol causes 1 in 30 cancer deaths in the US
Lancet, September 17, 2015
Results support active surveillance for low-grade DCIS
JAMA Surgery, June 11, 2015
Beet juice boosts muscle power in heart patients
Circulation: Heart Failure, September 2015
Mediterranean diet associated with reducing risk of depression
BMC Medicine, September 2015
New research discovers that depression is an allergic reaction to inflammation

J Psychopharmacol December 2012 vol. 26 no. 12 1512-1524

Family sues Terminix; son unable to walk after fumigation
USA Today, September 19, 2015

September 19

No showers for a month? NY Times journalist’s take on AOBiome’s body mist and why being dirty is a good thing
By Dana Dovey, The New York Times, May 22, 2014

People without gene for underarm odor still wear deodorant
Journal of Investigative Dermatology, January 17, 2013

Blueberry extract could help fight gum disease and reduce antibiotic use
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, September 2015

Marijuana users may be more likely to develop diabetes
Diabetologia, September 2015

Reanalysis of antidepressant trial finds popular drug ineffective and unsafe for adolescents
British Medical Journal, September 16, 2015

Results support active surveillance for low-grade DCIS
Journal of the American Medical Association, June 3, 2015

Mediterranean-style diet may lower women’s risk of breast cancer
Journal of the American Medical Association, Internal Medicine, September 14, 2015

Melatonin shows potential to slow tumor growth in certain breast cancers
PLoS One, January 2014

Current school start times damaging learning and health of students
Learning, Media and Technology, 2014; 40(2):210

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial resveratrol for Alzheimer disease
American Academy of Neurology, June 2015

Over 60’s should take vitamin D to ward off dementia, say scientists
Journal of the American Medical Association Neurology, September 14, 2015

September 12

Lower blood pressure guidelines could be ‘Lifesaving’ Federal study says
By Gina Kolata, The New York Times, September 11, 2015

Top 10 downloaded iPhone health app can cause significant patient harm
By Iltifat Husain, MD,

Melatonin and multiple sclerosis: Why MS symptoms may improve as the days get shorter
Cell,Volume 162, Issue 6, p1338–1352, 10 September 2015

Poor diet and high blood pressure now number one risk factors for early death
The Lancet, September 2015

Half of Americans now suffer from diabetes or pre-diabetes
Journal of the American Medical Association, September 8, 2015

Soybean oil causes more obesity than coconut oil, fructose
PLoS ONE, July, 2015

Smoking doesn’t always mean a shortened life span or cancer
The Journals of Gerontology, series A: Biological Sciences & Medical Sciences, September 2015

September 5

Climbing trees significantly improves working memory
Softpedia, July 2015

Vitamin C: cardiovascular benefits
American Physiological Society, September 2015

Vitamin E helps protect lungs from air pollution
By Dr. Leo Galland,

GABA supplementation improves planning for actions
Scientific Reports, August 2015

Mediterranean diet plus olive oil or nuts may boost thinking and memory
JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Jul 1;175(7):1094-103

Why does running make us happy?
Cell Metabolism, September 2015

Doctor guided weight loss programs are the most effective for losing weight
Patient Education and Counseling, August 2015

World’s oldest person, 116, eats diet of bacon and eggs
By Nick Allen, Los Angeles, July 6, 2015

Consumer Reports tests: conventional ground beef twice as likely to contain superbugs as sustainable beef
Consumer Reports, August 2015

Vomiting device offers direct evidence that vomit aerosolizes norovirus-like particles
PLOS ONE, August 19, 2015

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