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Children’s activity levels undergoing technological social engineering experiment

Health Headlines Commentary for December 13, 2016

Source: Are Your Children Active Enough?  

Let’s not overstate health risks of week-old bedsheets when we don’t really care about our gym bag

Health Headlines Commentary for December 12, 2016

Source: This is what happens to your body when you don’t wash your sheets every week (and it will put you off ever wanting to skip laundry again)    

Medical office blood pressure readings may underestimate true blood pressure

Health Headlines Commentary for December 9, 2016

Source: ‘Masked’ hypertension: You may have high blood pressure and not even know, docs warn Reference: Clinic Blood Pressure Underestimates Ambulatory Blood Pressure in an Untreated Employer-Based US Population

Mouse study illustrates connection between sleep-loss and sugar/fat craving (aka doughnuts)

Health Headlines Commentary for December 8, 2016

Source: Sleep loss may up appetite for sugary, fatty foods Reference: Chemogenetic inhibition of the medial prefrontal cortex reverses the effects of REM sleep loss on sucrose consumption

Do repeat yearly flu shots lose their efficacy?

Health Headlines Commentary for December 7, 2016

Source: Repeat flu shots are effective, right? Mounting evidence questions that advice Reference: Presented at the Canadian Immunization Conference in Ottawa week of December 6, 2016

Study states more research is needed to determine process responsible for the relationship between alcohol and Atrial Fibrillation

Health Headlines Commentary for December 6, 2016

Source: Why just one glass of wine a day could KILL you: Heart flutter risk is greater for people who are frequent drinkers Reference: Alcohol and Atrial Fibrillation: A Sobering Review

No evidence to recommend drinking lots of fluids for a cold is beneficial other than for companies that promote their hydration products

Health Headlines Commentary for December 5, 2016

Source: Should you ‘drink lots of fluids’ when sick? More evidence needed, doctors say  

Salt craving a potentially innate brain function modified by our genes

Health Headlines Commentary for November 25, 2016

Source: Chips over cookies? Your ‘salt tooth’ may be why you’re eating too much sodium Reference: Not published. Findings were presented this week at the American Heart Association’s Annual Scientific Sessions.

Aristotle’s fake philosophy paper published in “science” journal

Health Headlines Commentary for November 23, 2016

Source: Owner of Canadian medical journals publishes fake research for cash Reference: The Fake Article: The Voluntary Nature of Ethical-Moral Behavior in the 21st Century (or in Any Other): A Personal Perspective

Salmonella love bagged salad juice

Health Headlines Commentary for November 22, 2016

Source: Here’s why your bagged salad is a food poisoning risk Reference: Salad leaf juices enhance Salmonella growth, fresh produce colonisation and virulence

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