October 2017: For The Love of Health & Science

Welcome to this month’s For The Love of Health & Science, Lesley James, MD’s monthly link roundup.

This month includes: Sugar stimulates cancer cells, antidepressants do worse in the long run, why the new recommendation is 10 servings of fruits and veggies, and more. I also regularly share links on Twitter @lesleyjamesmd and the Lesley James, MD facebook page.

Links of the month:

Calculating Your Risk
  • A simple calculator for figuring out risk of developing a second breast cancer. // Springer //
Interesting Patterns in Study
  • Depressed patients who are treated with antidepressants do worse in the long run. //Medicalxpress//
Research on how sugar stimulates cancer growth
Interesting as migraines are also associated with genetic variants in the SOD gene predisposing individuals to greater oxidative stress.
Forget 5 a Day – Let’s get 10!
Living Life to the Fullest
  • ‘Ridiculously healthy’ elderly have the same gut microbiome as healthy 30-year-olds. //Science Daily//

Mindfulness, Intuitive Eating, Intermittent Fasting Classes & More!

Stay tuned—when we’ll return with the latest happenings in Your Health & Science.

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