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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 172

Research of the Week

MCT oil helps seniors with Alzheimer’s disease.

Chocolate also helps seniors with memory.

The smell of putrescine (smell of death) may confer greater life satisfaction (makes you love life) on those smelling it.

Oxidized linoleic acid promotes colorectal cancer.

Wearing many common types of face masks causes you to breathe in microplastics.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 171

Research of the Week

Keto and protein restriction are not quite the same.

The reduction in heart disease associated with light to moderate drinking may be caused by other lifestyle factors that accompany drinking—not the alcohol itself.

More riboflavin, longer telomeres.

Divorce has a much more detrimental effect on children’s educational attainment than parental death.

GlyNAC improves aging biomarkers in humans (and extends lifespan in rodents).

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 170

Research of the Week

Artificial sweeteners have faint links to increased cancer risks.

COVID seems to increase the risk of diabetes.

Africans were eating olives 100,000 years ago (at least).

In middle adulthood, raising HDL and lowering blood sugar seems to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s. Now, how does one do that?

Minerals are important but balance is vital.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 169

Research of the Week

Red meat is good for older people (and younger).

Using dairy to lose weight has better cardiometabolic effects than losing weight without dairy.

Dairy can improve zinc absorption.

Longitude within time zones and cancer risk.

Links between excessive napping and Alzheimer’s.

Monkeys in “fragmented forests” adapt to their surroundings by eating fewer calories and reducing activity.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 168

Research of the Week

Adding perch to Eurasian lakes reduces methane production ten-fold.

Mask mandates don’t affect transmission in Catalonian school children.

Magnesium and L-theanine: great combo for sleep.

More steps, less death.

Glycine with NAC extends life in rodents. Maybe you, too.

Creatine augments the effects of SSRIs in depression.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 167

Research of the Week

How an abrupt nationwide ban on alcohol reduced injury-related mortality by 14% in South Africa.

The historical origins of cultural divergence in Vietnam.

Specific cognitive skills appear to be very heritable.

Exercise maintains adipose tissue function as we age.

Frogs are excellent pesticides.

Keto for MS shows promise.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 166

Research of the Week

More meat, longer life.

Colon cancer patients who survive and eat lots of meat do just fine.

Resistance training is the most effective exercise modality for seniors who want to improve cognitive function.

More serum albumin, longer life.

Higher vitamin D levels, more muscle (in Korean adults).

In infertile men, taking vitamin D improves HDL levels and fasting insulin.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 165

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Research of the Week

Fake plant milks: three times as expensive as dairy with fewer nutrients.

Pharmaceutical residues in rivers.

Droughts are decreasing.

More dietary creatine, less depression.

Acute CBD improves verbal memory recall.

Exercise right after vaccination increases antibody response without increasing side effects.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 164

Research of the Week

Three seconds of hyper intense exercise: could it be enough?

What dogs and wolves mean for human self-domestication.

Nonsense.

Soil health begets consumer health.

Impaired mitochondrial function in the liver is a hallmark of diabetes and fatty liver.

Coffee may increase LDL clearance.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 163

Research of the Week

Healthy forests need elder trees.

Feelings of general fatigue predict death in older adults.

Magnesium is important for immune function.

Living filtration membranes are better at improving water quality than artificial, dead membranes.

Bacteriophages are going to be important going forward.

Vitamin D is still important against COVID.

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