September 2021

September 25

Pace of COVID-19 vaccinations drops to lowest in months

Would an ‘Immunity’ mandate instill more public confidence?
By Jesse Pelletier, MD, MedPage Today, September 20, 2021

National study of COVID-19 natural immunity in unvaccinated persons
Transplantation: July 19, 2021 

In aging Japan, under 75 is the new pre-old
By Miho Inada,, September 24, 2021

Covid-19 cases projected to decline steadily through March
By Carolyn Crist, Web MD, Sept 22, 2021

Shock wave therapy: ED cure or unproven treatment?
By Lisette Hilton, Urology Times, August 6, 2019

New findings on ambient UVB radiation, vitamin D, and protection against severe Covid-19, September 15, 2021

Zinc L- carnosine complex as an add-on therapy for binge eating disorder and Blum is Nervosa, and the possible involvement of zinc deficiency in these conditions: a pilot study
Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology: 11/12 2020 – Volume 40 – Issue 6 – p 599-606

Polaprezinc for prevention of oral mucositis in patients receiving chemotherapy followed by hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
Int J Cancer. 2021 Mar 15;148(6):1462-1469.

Unprocessed vs processed meat
Am J Clin Nutr. 2021 Sep 1;114(3): 1049-1058.

Diet rich in omega 3 fatty acids may help reduce headaches
BMJ 2021;374:n1448

Habitual use of fish oil supplements; genetic predisposition, and risk of fracture
Am J Clin Nutr. 2021 Se[ 1;114(3):945-954.

Gut health vitally important for mental health
JAMA Psychiatry September 15, 2021

Insulin resistance doubles risk of major depressive disorder
American Journal of Psychiatry, 2021

Vac mandates for air travel appear imminent, SEPTEMBER 23, 2021

September 18

Non-canonical NRF2 activation promotes a pro-diabetic shift in hepatic glucose metabolism
Molecular Metabolism,  Volume 51, September 2021, 101243

About post-finasteride syndrome

Walking 7,000 steps a day can cut the risk of heart disease, September 3, 2021

Antibiotics use and subsequent risk of colorectal cancer: A Swedish nationwide population-based study
JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 2021

Consuming fruit and vegetables and exercising can make you happier
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2021; DOI: 10.1007/s10902-021-00440-y

Physical activity is associated with lower long-term incidence of anxiety in a population-based, large-scale study

Sickle cell disease increases risk of severe COVID and death
By Diana Swift, WebMD

Biden administration moves to prevent shortage of COVID-19 antibody treatments
By Riley Griffin, Emma Court, and Bloomberg,, September 15, 2021

Monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID-19: effectiveness, cost and more
By Shawn Radcliffe,, August 25, 2021

Poll: Viewers of conservative TV news more accurately estimate Covid-19 death rate
By Sharyl Attkisson, September 6, 2021

The diet that has kept Clint Eastwood in shape during his long life
By Pauli Poisuo,, April 17, 2021

Regional and sociodemographic differences in average BMI among US children in the ECHO program
Obesity, First published: 31 August 2021

5 reasons why FDA advisors did not recommend Covid-19 booster shots for everyone
By Maggy Fox, CNN, September 17, 2021

Our most reliable pandemic number is losing meaning
By David Zweig,, September 13, 2021

Moderna vaccine more effective than Pfizer, J&J, especially after 4 months, CDC
By Dudo Ruvic,,  September 17, 2021

Modern’s vaccine creates twice as many antibodies as Pfizer’s
JAMA. Published online August 30, 2021. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.15125

September 11

Office air quality affects workers’ cognitive function,  September 9, 2021

NIH study shows no significant benefit of convalescent plasma for COVID-19 outpatients with early symptoms
New England Journal of Medicine,  DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa2103784

Israel is now the world’s Covid hotspot with almost 0.2% of population catching it yesterday.
By Conor Boyd,,  September 2, 2021

Health impact and cost-effectiveness of achieving the national salt and sugar reduction initiative voluntary sugar reduction targets in the United States: A micro-simulation study
Circulation, August 27, 2021

Covid-19 virus variants Mu and Lambda unlikely to supplant Delta
By Robbie Whelan, Sept 10, 2021

Eating walnuts daily lowered ‘bad’ cholesterol and may reduce cardiovascular disease risk
Circulation, 2021; DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.121.054051

Pecan-enriched diets alter cholesterol profiles and triglycerides in adults at risk for cardiovascular disease in a randomized, controlled trial
The Journal of Nutrition, nxab248,

Vaccines cut risk of Long Covid by half
Lancet Infectious Diseases Journal, Published: September 01, 2021 

Adverse effects and antibody titers in response to the BNT162b2 mRNA Covid-19vaccine in a prospective study of healthcare workers,  DOI:

Avocado consumption, abdominal adiposity, and oral glucose tolerance among persons with overweight and obesity
The Journal of Nutrition, Volume 151, Issue 9, September 2021, Pages 2513–2521


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