June 2019

June 29

Effect of dairy diet on nasopharyngeal mucus secretion
Laryngoscope. 2019; 129:13-17

The dietary transition and its association with cardiometabolic mortality among Chinese adults, 1982-2012: a cross-sectional population-based study
The Lancet, Published: May 10, 2019
Morbidity and mortality after lifestyle intervention for people with impaired glucose tolerance: 30-year results of the Da Quing Diabetes Prevention Outcome Study
The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, Published: April 25, 2019
Lack of an association or an inverse association between low-density-lipoprotein cholesterol and mortality in the elderly: a systematic review
BMJ Open. 2016 Jun 12;6(6):e010401. 
Nearly half of honey tasted contains most rice syrup, wheat syrup or sugar beet syrup
By Sara Burrows, www.returntonow.net, April 21, 2019
How binge-watching is hazardous to your health
By Jenna Birch, The Washington Post, June 3, 2019
Research halted on ImmusanT celiac disease vaccine
By Ellen Byens, June 27, 2019
Functional hair follicles grown from stem cells
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Transcriptional profiling unveils type I and II interferon networks in blood and issues across diseases
Nature Communications, volume 10, Article number: 2887 (2019)  
Men’s fertility irreversibly damaged by age of 18 thanks to Western junk food diet
By Henry Bodkin, www.telegraph.co.uk, June 24, 2019
Americans are still eating a lot of processed meats, study finds
By Kaitlin Sullivan, www.nbcnews.com, June 21, 2019
How safe is DEET?
By Jeneen Interlandi, www.consumerreports.org  April 24, 2019
People with fibromyalgia have different gut bacteria
By Catharine Paddock Ph.D., June 24, 2019
The hidden truth in faucets: A quality improvement project and splash study of hospital sinks
American Journal of Infection ControlJune 2019 Volume 47, Issue 6, Supplement, Page S26
Investigation of betaine as a novel psychotherapeutic for schizophrenia
EBioMedicine, Available online 26 June 2019


June 22

Vitamin D and estradiol help guard against heart disease, stroke and diabetes
Menopause, by The North American Menopause Society, June 12, 2019

Heart attack at 49–America’s biggest killer makes a deadly comeback
By Betsy McKay, The Wall Street Journal, June 21, 2019

Millions of cardiovascular deaths attributed to not eating enough fruits and vegetables
American Society for Nutrition June 8, 2019

Smartphones linked to bizarre horn-like skull bumps
nbcnews.com June 20, 2019

Navy SEALs are looking into the veto diet to be even more effective on missions
By Ellen Ioanes June 14, 2019

Dietary carbohydrate restriction improves metabolic syndrome independent of weight loss
JCI Insight, 2019; 4 (12) DOI: 10.1172/jci.insight.128308

Vitamin K status and mobility limitation and disability in older adults: The health aging and body composition study
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2019 May 6. 

That sleep tracker could make your insomnia worse
By Karen Zraick and Sarah Dervish, The New York Times, June 13, 2019

Research offers possible clues about persistent Lyme disease

Spending at least 120 minutes a week in nature is associated with good health and wellbeing
Scientific Reports 9, Article number:7730 (2019)

Parents are poisoning their children with bleach to ‘cure’ autism. These moms are trying to stop it
By Brandy Zadrozny, www.nbcnews.com, May 21, 2019

FDA warns on fecal transplants
By John Gever, June 13, 2019

A controversial startup that charges $8000 to fill your veins with young blood and halted operations after an FDA warning now says it’s back up and running
By Erin Brodwin, June 17, 2019

Athletes think they know more about supplements and nutrition than they actually do
Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 16:25

Antibiotic resistance in spore-forming probiotic bacteria
American Society for Microbiology, June 21, 2019

June 15

Antibiotics that dentists prescribe are unnecessary 81% of the time
JAMA Netw Open. 2019;2(5)

Great-grandmother with CBD oil arrested at Disney World
By Michael Hollan, May 7, 2019

Skipping breakfast before exercise creates a more negative 24-hour emergency balance: a randomized controlled trial in healthy physically active young men
The Journal of Nutrition, nxz018, Published April 10, 2019 

Ninth Circuit affirms jury verdict in favor of homeopathic remedy for flu-like symptoms
Townsend Letter, June 2019

Branched-chain amino acids impact health and lifespan indirectly via amino acid balance and appetite control
Nature Metabolismvolume 1, pages532–545 (2019)  

Ticks and Lyme disease are a threat to cities, too
By Katelyn Newman, May 15, 2019

Inhabitants of Madrid at elephants’ meat and bone marrow 80,000 years ago
Journal of Archaeological Science Volume 39, Issue 4, April 2012, Pages 1063-1071

Maternal nut consumption during pregnancy linked to improvements in neurodevelopment in children
European Journal of Epidemiology, July 2019, Volume 34, Issue 7, pp 661–673

Each additional 30 minutes a day of light intensity activity, such as gentle gardening or taking the dog for a walk was associated with a 17 percent reduction in risk of death
British Journal of Sports Medicine

Withania somnifera improves bone calcification in calcium-deficient ovariectomized rats
Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, First published: 18 February 2010 

America too dependent on China for its medicine
By Bryan Llenas, May 30, 2019

China aims to disrupt America’s ability to make its own medicine
By Henry Fernandez, May 31, 2019

T2D, Cholesterol and Neuropathy: What’s the link?
By Kristen Monaco, May 31, 2019

Growth of language-related brain areas after foreign language learning
Neuroimage. 2012 Oct 15;63(1):240-4.  

Leading ophthalmologist vows to stamp out “unjustified” screening for cataract surgery
BMJ 2019;365:l2326  

Biologic medications for arthritis and psoriasis have flooded the market-and been linked to 34,000 deaths
By John Fauber and Kevin Crowe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

June 8

Heartburn drugs that millions take ‘for years’ linked to higher risk of an early death
By Natalie Rahhal, Dailmail.com, June 4, 2019 

Blueberries improve biomarkers of cardiometabolic function in participants with metabolic syndrome-results from a 6-month double-blind, randomized controlled trial
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 109, Issue 6, June 2019, Pages 1535–1545 

American Civil War plant medicines inhibit growth, biofilm formation, and quorum sensing by multidrug-resistant bacteria
Scientific Reports9, Article number: 7692 (2019) 

Millennial generation has unprecedented rates of diabetes, depression and digestive disorders

Randomized controlled trial of a gluten-free diet in patients with schizophrenia positive for antigliadin antibodies (AGA IgG): a pilot feasibility study
J Psychiatry Neurosci. 2019 Mar 27;44(3):1-9.

Joe Biden’s climate plan
Potomac Watch podcast

Electronic health records are broken
By Sally Pipes, Forbes.com, May 28, 2019

Excess omega-6 fat consumption during pregnancy may be harmful
The Journal Physiology, June 2019

China gene babies’ mutation linked to higher mortality
Nature Medicine, May 8, 2019

10,000 steps a day? How many you really need to boost longevity
By Allison Aubrey, NPR, May 29, 2019

The spark of life and the unification of intelligence, health and again
Current Directions in Psychological ScienceVol 28, Issue 3, 2019

June 1

Long-term coffee consumption, caffeine metabolism genetics, and risk of cardiovascular disease: a prospective analysis of up to 347,077 individuals and 8368 cases
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 109, Issue 3, March 2019, Pages 509–516

Number of children and telomere length in women: a prospective, longitudinal evaluation
PLOS ONE, Published: January 5, 2016

Hospital viruses: fake cancerous nodes in CT scans, created by malware, trick radiologists
By Kim Zetter The Washington Post, April 3, 2019

Association of primary care clinic appointment time with clinician ordering patient completion of breast and colorectal cancer screening
JAMA Netw Open. 2019;2(5):e193403  

Meta-analysis of the antidepressant effects of acute sleep deprivation
J Clin Psychiatry. 2017 Sep/Oct;78(8):e1020-e1034 

LED light can damage eyes, health authority warns
Maisons-Alfort (France)(AFP)

Calcium, magnesium, and whole-milk intakes and high-aggressive prostate cancer in the North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP)
Am J Clin Nutr 2018; 107:799-807

Topical vitamin C in skin care
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2017 Jul; 10(7): 14–17. 

Glucosamine supplements may be linked to lower risk of cardiovascular disease
BMJ 2019;365:l1628  

Alzheimer’s risk gene may aggravate neurological air pollution effects in children
Environmental Health Perspectives, 2018; 126 (08)  

Cytochrome c oxidase dysfunction enhances phagocytic function and osteoclast formation in macrophages
The FASEB Journal, Published Online: 7 May 2019

Berberine: New research on mechanisms via which this alkaloid may impact metabolic and cardiovascular health
By Carrie Decker, ND, Townsend Letter, May 2018

Cavemen didn’t have cavities. Why do we?
By Claire Fletcher, Feb 6, 2019

Broccoli sprout compound may restore brain chemistry imbalance linked to schizophrenia
Johns Hopkins Medicine [sciencedaily.com]

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