July 2019

July 27

Effects of 6-month vitamin D supplementation on insulting sensitivity and secretion: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
European Journal of Endocrinology, Pages: 287-299, Volume 181: Issue 3

Allergan recalls breast implants after FDA cites lymphoma link
By Peter Loftus, WSJ, July 24, 2019

Both blood pressure numbers impact adverse cardiovascular outcomes
N Engl J Med 2019; 381:243-251

Red wine compound shows promise for treating depression and anxiety
neurosciencenews.com July 26, 2019

2 years of calorie restriction and cardiometabolic risk (CALERIE): exploratory outcomes of a multicentre, phase 2, randomized controlled trial
The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, 2019

Meal timing strategies appear to lower appetite and improve fat burning
Obesity, 2019; 27 (8): 1244 DOI: 10.1002/oby.22518 

Supermarkets are designed to make us fat, say public health experts
By Laura Donnelly, www.telegraph.com, July 25, 2019

The healthfulness of the US packaged food and beverage supply: A cross-sectional study
Nutrients. 2019 Jul 24;11(8) 

Five or more hours of smartphone usage per day may increase obesity
American College of Cardiology, July 25, 2019

Are Oreos part of a mindful diet? Snack makers promote chewing thoughtfully
By Ellen Byron, The Wall Street Journal, July 23, 2019

Low serum concentrations of vitamin B6 and iron are related to panic attack and hyperventilation attack
Acta Med Okayama. 2013;67(2):99-104. 

Antioxidant precursor molecule could improve Parkinson’s
Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 2019; DOI: 10.1002/cpt.1548 

Marianne Williamson said antidepressants are overprescribed for “normal human despair”
By Ryan C Brooks, buzzfeednews.com, July 26, 2019

Association of lifestyle and genetic risk with incidence of dementia
JAMA. 2019;322(5):430-437. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.9879  

July 20

Average weight of an American man is 15 pounds more than 20 years ago

My son got Lyme Disease. He’s totally fine
New York Times, June 27, 2019

Some doctors call for tighter government oversight over fecal transplant procedures
By Delphia Ricks, Newsday, July 1, 2019

Beneficial skin bacteria protect against skin cancer
Sci Adv. 2018 Feb; 4(2): eaao4502. 

Adolescents’ use of “Pod Mod” E-cigarettes-urgent concerns
NEJM September 20, 2018

Dead spleen after a dentist appointment?
Violin MD, www.medpagetoday.com, June 27, 2019

New study sheds light on tired, overworked nurses: 1 in 8 takes meds to help stay awake
By Study Finds, June 29, 2019

New sex drug for women to improve low libido is approved by the FDA
By Katie Thomas, New York Times, May 22, 2013

Peter Frampton’s performance-ending muscle disorder
By Michele R. Berman, MD and Mark S. Boguski, MD, Ph.D., June 27, 2019

Impossible Foods CEO: we want to eliminate all meat from human diets
by Tom Levitt, www.theguardian.com July 8, 2017

Does diet influence the risk of developing macular degeneration?
A J Opthalmol, February 2019Volume 198, Pages 70–79

July 13

New drugs: where did we go wrong and what can we do better
BMJ 2019;366:l4340  

A small glass of juice or soda a day is linked to increased risk of cancer study finds
By Nina Avramova, CNN, July 12, 2019

Dietary cholesterol promotes repair of demyelinated lesions in the adult brain
By Stefan A. Berghoff, Nature Communication, January 24, 2017

Prevention of recurrent acute otitis media in children through the use of Lactobacillus salivarius PS7, a target-specific probiotic strain
Nutrients. 2019 Feb 12;11(2). pii: E376.  

The overuse of radioactive iodine in low-risk papillary thyroid cancer patients
Surgical Oncology Volume 29, June 2019, Pages 184-189

Quantity and quality of mental activities and the risk of incident mild cognitive impairment
Neurology, First published July 10, 2019

Excess antibiotic treatment duration and adverse events in patients hospitalized with pneumonia
Ann Intern Med. 2019. DOI: 10.7326/M18-3640

July 6

Austrian parliament backs EU’s first total ban of weedkiller glyphosate
Reuters, July 2, 2019

Effect of nut consumption on erectile and  sexual function in healthy makes: A secondary outcome analysis of the FERTINUTS randomized controlled trial
Nutrients. 2019 Jun 19;11(6) 

Associations of acetylcholinesterase activity with depression and anxiety symptoms among adolescents growing up near pesticide spray sites
Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2019 Jun 13. pii: S1438-4639(19)30117-8

Feasibility of artificial light regimes to increase the vitamin D content in inner-laid eggs
Poult Sci. 2019 Apr 30. pii: pez234. doi: 10.3382/ps/pez234. [Epub ahead of print]

Gut bacteria linked to depression identified
Nature Microbiology volume 4, pages623–632 (2019)  

Effect of different doses of supervised exercise on food intake, metabolism, and non-exercise physical activity: The E-MECHANIC randomized controlled trial
Am J Clin Nutr. 2019 Jun 7  

Membrane lipid replacement in fibromyalga
www.clinical trials.gov

FDA recalls are a reminder that China controls much of the world’s drug supply
By Maggie Fox, www.nbcnews.com, August 14, 2018

China is quietly becoming the world’s pharmacy and there are big risks
BY CATHARINE ADAMS, Americanmanufacturing.org, July 20, 2018

Galectin-3 joins zero CAC as negative risk factor for ASCVD
By Nicole Lou, July 3, 2019

Fast-Track drug approval, designed for emergencies, is now routine
By Peter Loftus, World Street Journal, July 5, 2019

Gut microbiome can suppress food allergies: just add “good” bacteria

There is scientific evidence that clutter causes anxiety
By Sherrie Bourg Carter Psy.D., Psychology Today, March 14, 2012

Microbiota-driven tonic interferon signals in lung stromal cells protect from influenza virus infection
Cell Reports, Volume 28, Issue 1, 2 July 2019, Pages 245-256.e4

Duration and life-stage of antibiotic use and risk of cardiovascular events in women
European Heart Journal, ehz231, April 24, 2019

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