Abstracts & Commentary

ND, FABNO
A new study finding a link between particulates, cardiovascular disease, and all-cause mortality is especially relevant now, as we observe the effects of decreased air pollution amid Covid shutdowns.
Editor In Chief
Along with improving gastrointestinal regularity, soluble fiber may also reduce systemic inflammation by purging the body of bacterial endotoxins.
ND
People who sleep between 7 and 8 hours per night are at the lowest risk for first-time cardiovascular events, as well as all-cause mortality, according to a new study.
ND, FABNO
Higher vitamin D status correlates with a lower number of Covid-19 cases and a lower number of deaths from the disease.
ND
By modifying the immune response and decreasing antibodies, vitamin D may help in the treatment of autoimmune thyroid disease.
ND, LAc
A recent population-based, prospective study looked at plasma metabolites, including ergothioneine, to identify a link between health-conscious food patterns and reduced cardiometabolic morbidity and mortality.
ND, LAc, MPH
For TB patients, the greener the neighborhood, the lower the mortality risk. This inverse relationship may hold true for other respiratory conditions as well.
ND
Use of common, toxin-heavy household products correlated with as much as a 6.7% variance in language outcomes in 2-year-olds.
ND, FABNO
Adding Transcendental Meditation to a cardiac rehabilitation regime may increase blood flow to the heart by more than 20%.
ND, FABNO
People with the highest adherence to the Mediterranean diet showed a 17% decrease in incidence of diabetes mellitus compared to those with the lowest adherence. Nuts, legumes, moderate alcohol, and less red and processed meat may be the key.