Monday, October 9, 2017

Article Roundup

Reliance on 'gut feelings' linked to belief in fake news
Yeah, gut feelings are influenced by gut infections.

Up to one-quarter of cancer patients use marijuana

Massive projected increase in use of antimicrobials in animals by 2030

Vaping is better for you than smoking cigarettes says new study

First evidence of the body's waste system in the human brain discovered

Researchers find link between bacterial imbalances and breast cancer

Predicting when a sound will occur relies on the brain's motor system
New research suggests that motor signals in the brain actually sharpen sound perception, and this effect is increased when we move in rhythm with the sound.

Dietary potassium regulates calcification of arteries

Different sugars, different risks to your liver

Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center now have found that mice on a fatty diet who were given high levels of fructose in their diet suffered much worse metabolic effects than those given similar calories of glucose.

Vitamin D protects against severe asthma attacks

Respiratory tract infections in young children linked to asthma and worse lung function

Statin use appears to reduce risk of serious bacterial bloodstream infection
Users of statins, widely prescribed for prevention of cardiac disease, have a 27% lower risk of contracting a Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) bloodstream infection outside of a hospital.

Trying Not to Get Sick? Science Says You’re Probably Doing It Wrong
Cold and flu viruses transfer in very different ways than we think

Researchers discover the key to long-term memory
for the geeks.

Study says zinc can halt the growth of cancer cells

Popular Vitamin Supplement Appears To Cause Lung Cancer In Men
Vitamins B6 and B12 are taken by many to increase energy, but it turns out they can cause lung cancer in men.

Candy Anatomy

Hitler's Sweet Tooth

Antibiotics for dental procedures linked to superbug infection, study shows

Children who take up American football early 'at greater risk of brain impairment'
Speaking of things that cause dental problems.

Veterans Administration throws suicide stats out the back door on Friday at 5 p.m.
Also, the suicide rate for female veterans is 250 percent that for female non-vets.