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Weekly Link Love – Edition 83

Research of the Week
Diabetic patients taking metformin had lower coronavirus mortality than diabetic patients not taking it.

“Increased cardiovascular disease in African-Americans with Covid-19.”

Unsaturated fat intake and deficiencies in calcium and albumin linked to higher coronavirus mortality.

“Financial relationships between the leaders of influential US professional medical associations and industry are extensive…”

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Weekly Link Love – Edition 81

Research of the Week
The current estimate of 67-72% of the world’s population having excess body fat may need to be revised upward.

More body fat, worse memory.

Combining fasting with vitamin C may help beat hard to fight cancers.

Metformin: good for autophagy and mitochondria.

Sugary drinks linked to heart disease. But how? Soda has no saturated fat.

Fewer women, more artists.

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Weekly Link Love – Edition 76

Research of the Week
An IL-6 inhibitor shows benefit in slowing down the coronavirus cytokine storm.

Researchers laying the groundwork for a meat tax.

Mice “pre-loaded” with corn oil experience an “extended course of lung injury” after being exposed to endotoxin.

Peter Attia (and colleagues) wonders if we’re missing a readily available treatment option.

How the lockdowns are affecting the earth’s seismic activity.

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Weekly Link Love – Edition 75

Research of the Week
Can anti-aging drugs and supplements help against coronavirus?

Hydroxychloroquine shows promise in another small trial.

Sulforaphane may be effective in autistic patients.

Ferrets and cats may be vectors for COVID-19 transmission.

Coronavirus found in Dutch sewage.

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Weekly Link Love – Edition 74

Research of the Week
Even medical students touch their face dozens of times each hour, almost 50% of the time a mucous membrane.

A clinical trial is underway looking at the effect of chloroquine on coronavirus.

A neutrophil:lymphocyte ratio indicative of insulin resistance predicts severe illness in COVID-19 cases.

ACE inhibitors and coronavirus.

Dairy appears to promote better bone mineralization in post-menopausal women.

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Weekly Link Love – Edition 73

Research of the Week
Malaria drug shows promise against coronavirus.

Coronavirus shows different levels of stability on different surfaces.

Coronavirus patients may have lower cholesterol. No word on causation—could very well be that infection decreases cholesterol.

A study in Thailand finds that hospitalized coronavirus patients tend to have low potassium levels.

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Weekly Link Love – Edition 72

Research of the Week
High blood pressure makes the coronavirus more dangerous.

How maternal obesity affects the offspring.

In women with PCOS, those going low-carb have better insulin sensitivity.

Homo erectus was probably really good at persistence hunting without water.

Dietary salt mitigates the damaging metabolic effects of a high-rice diet in rodents.

Low-calorie keto is safe for obese patients with mild kidney failure who want to lose weight.

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Weekly Link Love – Edition 71

Research of the Week
Ketosis improves brain network stability in younger adults.

Egg consumption linked to improved cardiovascular health in Asian populations.

More fish oil, better sperm—and more of it.

More recess, less ADHD.

There never was.

Low-carb seems safe, and possibly beneficial, for men with prostate cancer.

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Weekly Link Love – Edition 70

Research of the Week
Sufficient training may make meal timing less important for weight management.

Increasing handwashing at airports could have a huge impact on the risk of pandemics.

Dogs were probably domesticated during the Ice Age.

Using forced swim tests to determine a lab mouse’s depression probably doesn’t work.

How does ketosis impact appetite? A review.

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Weekly Link Love – Edition 69

Research of the Week
Walking isn’t enough to prevent weight gain.

Whey protein isolate beats even the most “optimized” blend of plant proteins.

The standard Western diet damages memory.

An estimation of “post-treatment Lyme disease” numbers in America (bigger than you think!).

Creatine, amino acids, and whey work better than whey alone.

Good for tacos, bad for sleep.

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