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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 162

Research of the Week

Humans gained energy surplus by getting better at acquiring energy, not conserving it.

Another protective gene variant against COVID has been found.

Cheese is great for gains.

Hormesis is universal.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 161

Research of the Week

Omicron outcompetes Delta in hosts with previous COVID immune history..

Locating a forest outside a prison improves mental health and behavior inside the prison, even if the prisoners can’t see the forest.

Lower blood insulin levels, lower chance of getting COVID.

What you believe about aging might affect how you age.

A gene that reduces sugar absorption.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 160

Research of the Week

Restricting carbs augments weight loss-induced improvements in glucose control and liver fat in type 2 diabetics.

Researchers use CRISPR to make mice more metabolically inefficient and burn more fat.

Doing pushups and squats throughout the day can make your brain work better.

Butter oil and weight gain.

Vitamin D in honey.

Whole eggs are more effective than egg whites for fat loss and muscle gain when resistance training.

Fighting the replication crisis.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 159

Research of the Week

Machiavellian and sadistic people are less likely to be members of frats or sororities; narcissistic people are more likely.

Teaching your kids that the world is a bad place is bad for your kids.

Rabbits show great promise as small-scale meat animals.

More nature contact, less loneliness.

Women suffered fewer high heels-related injuries during the pandemic.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 158

Research of the Week

How personalities changed during the pandemic.

The Celts arrived in Britain in the mid-to-late Bronze Age, introducing both language and lactase persistence that still persist today.

Fewer grazing animals, more fires.

Mammoths lived longer than the fossil record would suggest.

Night workers have healthier circadian rhythms and glucose control when they eat during the day.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 157

Research of the Week

Coffee and tea drinking are linked to better brain health.

Limit (or choose wisely) the beauty products you use during pregnancy.

Ambient temperature distorts lab test results.

Anti-tick mRNA vaccines.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 156

Research of the Week

Asexual identifying people tend to invest less in both romantic and platonic relationships.

Grazing is good for the soil and biodiversity (again).

Exercising as you enter a fast can help you hit ketosis faster.

Whether you went to college can predict (but not cause) long term brain health and function.

Your circadian rhythm affects energy balance.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 155

Research of the Week

Modeling the effect of a leaky vaccine plus enhanced transmission viral variants.

Palmitic acid on trial again. I suppose I’ll have to address this.

Zinc works against cold and flu.

A little alcohol can curb inflammatory markers.

Everyone deserves full access to research.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 154

Research of the Week

After a heart attack, taking erectile dysfunction drugs reduces the risk of another one.

Virgin coconut oil lowers C-reactive protein (inflammatory marker) in suspected/probable COVID patients.

Severe COVID infections can impair adaptive immunity, an effect likely mediated by spike protein inhibition of DNA repair.

Rice starch is highly digestible, regardless of whether you cool it or cook it or both.

Molecular and physiological differences in how the sexes respond to exercise.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 153

Research of the Week

Both breastfeeding and waiting until a child is 6 months old to introduce gluten may reduce the risk of type 1 diabetes.

Interactions between taurine and strength training.

Doing a 4 second sprint every hour can offset some of the negative effects of sitting.

Links between bipolar disorder and creative professions.

In magnesium and vitamin D-deficient kids with ADHD, magnesium and vitamin D supplementation improves symptoms.

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