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Intake of polyunsaturated fatty acids and distal large bowel cancer risk in whites and African Americans.
Kim S, Sandler DP, Galanko J, Martin C, Sandler RS.
Am J Epidemiol.  2010 May 1;171(9):969-79.

Moderate coffee consumption lowers the likelihood of developing left ventricular systolic dysfunction in post-acute coronary syndrome normotensive patients.
Kastorini CM, Chrysohoou C, Panagiotakos D, Aggelopoulos P, Liontou C, Pitsavos C, Stefanadis C.
J Med Food. 2009 Feb;12(1):29-36.

Coffee consumption and mortality due to all causes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer in Japanese women.
Sugiyama K, Kuriyama S, Akhter M, Kakizaki M, Nakaya N, Ohmori-Matsuda K, Shimazu T, Nagai M, Sugawara Y, Hozawa A, Fukao A, Tsuji I.
J Nutr. 2010 May;140(5):1007-13.

Online Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism, May 5, 2010

Low vs. higher-dose dark chocolate and blood pressure in cardiovascular high-risk patients.
Desch S, Kobler D, Schmidt J, Sonnabend M, Adams V, Sareban M, Eitel I, Blüher M, Schuler G, Thiele H.
Am J Hypertens.  2010 Jun;23(6):694-700.

Nut consumption and blood lipid levels: a pooled analysis of 25 intervention trials.
Sabaté J, Oda K, Ros E.
Arch Intern Med.  2010 May 10;170(9):821-7.

Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and Depressive Symptoms in Older Women and Men.
Milaneschi Y, Shardell M, Corsi AM, Vazzana R, Bandinelli S, Guralnik JM, Ferrucci L.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 May 5.

Caffeine for the prevention of injuries and errors in shift workers.
Ker K, Edwards PJ, Felix LM, Blackhall K, Roberts I.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2010 May 12;5:CD008508.

Citrate, Malate and Alkali Content in Commonly Consumed Diet Sodas: Implications for Nephrolithiasis Treatment
Brian H. Eisnerab, John R. Asplinc, David S. Goldfarbd, Ardalanejaz Ahmada, Marshall L. Stollera
Volume 183, Issue 6, Pages 2419-2423 (June 2010)

News Release American Heart Association, March 3, 2010

Curcumin improves sclerosing cholangitis in Mdr2-/- mice by inhibition of cholangiocyte inflammatory response and portal myofibroblast proliferation. Baghdasaryan A, Claudel T, Kosters A, Gumhold J, Silbert D, Thüringer A, Leski K, Fickert P, Karpen SJ, Trauner M. Gut. 2010 Apr;59(4):521-30.

Detoxification and antioxidant effects of curcumin in rats experimentally exposed to mercury.
Agarwal R, Goel SK, Behari JR.
J Appl Toxicol. 2010 Mar 12.

A gas chromatography-mass spectrometry method for the quantitation of N-nitrosoproline and N-acetyl-S-allylcysteine in human urine: application to a study of the effects of garlic consumption on nitrosation.
Cope K, Seifried H, Seifried R, Milner J, Kris-Etherton P, Harrison EH.
Anal Biochem. 2009 Nov 15;394(2):243-8.

One-year soy protein supplementation does not improve lipid profile in postmenopausal women.
Campbell SC, Khalil DA, Payton ME, Arjmandi BH.
Menopause. 2010 Mar 3.

Dietary anthocyanin-rich bilberry extract ameliorates hyperglycemia and insulin sensitivity via activation of AMP-activated protein kinase in diabetic mice.
Takikawa M, Inoue S, Horio F, Tsuda T.
J Nutr. 2010 Mar;140(3):527-33. Epub 2010 Jan 20.

Diallyl sulfide induces growth inhibition and apoptosis of anaplastic thyroid cancer cells by mitochondrial signaling pathway.
Shin HA, Cha YY, Park MS, Kim JM, Lim YC.
Oral Oncol. 2010 Mar 8.

Allyl sulfur compounds and cellular detoxification system: effects and perspectives in cancer therapy.
Melino S, Sabelli R, Paci M.
Amino Acids. 2010 Mar 6.

Green tea extract inhibits proliferation of uterine leiomyoma cells in vitro and in nude mice.
Zhang D, Al-Hendy M, Richard-Davis G, Montgomery-Rice V, Sharan C, Rajaratnam V, Khurana A, Al-Hendy A.
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Mar;202(3):289.e1-9.

Bitter Melon: Antagonist to Cancer.
Nerurkar P, Ray RB.
Pharm Res. 2010 Mar 3.

Aqueous extract of Carica papaya leaves exhibits anti-tumor activity and immunomodulatory effects.
Otsuki N, Dang NH, Kumagai E, Kondo A, Iwata S, Morimoto C.
J Ethnopharmacol. 2010 Feb 17;127(3):760-7.

Systematic review: Vitamin D and calcium supplementation in prevention of cardiovascular events.
Wang L, Manson JE, Song Y, Sesso HD.
Ann Intern Med. 2010 Mar 2;152(5):315-23.

Effect of a purpose in life on risk of incident Alzheimer disease and mild cognitive impairment in community-dwelling older persons.
Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2010 Mar;67(3):304-10.
Boyle PA, Buchman AS, Barnes LL, Bennett DA.

American Heart Association - News Release, March 3, 2010

Coffee, green tea, black tea and oolong tea consumption and risk of mortality from cardiovascular disease in Japanese men and women.
Mineharu Y, Koizumi A, Wada Y, Iso H, Watanabe Y, Date C, Yamamoto A, Kikuchi S, Inaba Y, Toyoshima H, Kondo T, Tamakoshi A.
J Epidemiol Community Health. 2009 Dec 8.

Don't worry, be happy: positive affect and reduced 10-year incident coronary heart disease: The Canadian Nova Scotia Health Survey.
Davidson KW, Mostofsky E, Whang W.
Eur Heart J. 2010 Feb 17.

Isoflavone intake and risk of lung cancer: a prospective cohort study in Japan.
Shimazu T, Inoue M, Sasazuki S, Iwasaki M, Sawada N, Yamaji T, Tsugane S.
Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Jan 13.

Effects of apples and specific apple components on the cecal environment of conventional rats: role of apple pectin.
Licht TR, Hansen M, Bergstrom A, Poulsen M, Krath BN, Markowski J, Dragsted LO, Wilcks A.
BMC Microbiol. 2010 Jan 20;10(1):13.

Adherence to a Mediterranean diet and risk of gastric adenocarcinoma within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort study.
Buckland G, Agudo A, Luján L, Jakszyn P, et al.
Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Feb;91(2):381-90.

Selenium status and the risk of esophageal and gastric cancer subtypes: the Netherlands cohort study.
Steevens J, van den Brandt PA, Goldbohm RA, Schouten LJ.

Chromium picolinate does not improve key features of metabolic syndrome in obese nondiabetic adults.
Iqbal N, Cardillo S, Vo
Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2009 Summer;7(2):143-50.lger S, Bloedon LT, Anderson RA, Boston R, Szapary PO.

Lucotti P, Monti L, Setola E, Setola E, La Canna G, Castiglioni A, Bossodivita A, Pala MG, Formica F, Paolini G, Catapano AL, Bosi E, Alfieri O, Piatti P
Oral L-arginine supplementation improves endothelial function and ameliorates insulin sensitivity and inflammation in cardipathic nondiabetic patients after an aortocoronary bypass.
Metabolism. 2009 Sep; 58(9):1270-6

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 Aug;18(8):2207-13.
The use of herbal preparations to alleviate climacteric disorders and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer in a German case-control study.Obi N, Chang-Claude J, Berger J, Braendle W, Slanger T, Schmidt M, Steindorf K, Ahrens W, Flesch-Janys D.

Maturitas. 2009 Aug 3.
The role of Mediterranean type of diet on the development of cancer and cardiovascular disease, in the elderly: A systematic review.Tyrovolas S, Panagiotakos DB.

Arch Intern Med. 2009 Mar 9;169(5):502-7.
Vitamin C intake and the risk of gout in men: a prospective study.
Choi HK, Gao X, Curhan G.

Drug Chem Toxicol. 2009;32(3):191-203.
Effect of aged garlic extract on wound healing: a new frontier in wound management.Ejaz S, Chekarova I, Cho JW, Lee SY, Ashraf S, Lim CW.

Effects of consumption of pomegranate juice on carotid intima-media thickness in men and women at moderate risk for coronary heart disease.
Davidson MH, Maki KC, Dicklin MR, Feinstein SB, Witchger M, Bell M, McGuire DK, Provost JC, Liker H, Aviram M.
Am J Cardiol. 2009 Oct 1;104(7):936-42.

Anthocyanin supplementation improves serum LDL- and HDL-cholesterol concentrations associated with the inhibition of cholesteryl ester transfer protein in dyslipidemic subjects.
Qin Y, Xia M, Ma J, Hao Y, Liu J, Mou H, Cao L, Ling W.
Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Sep;90(3):485-92.

Coffee, decaffeinated coffee, and tea consumption in relation to incident type 2 diabetes mellitus: A systematic review with meta-analysis.
Huxley R, Lee CM, Barzi F, Timmermeister L, Czernichow S, Perkovic V, Grobbee DE, Batty D, Woodward M.
Arch Intern Med. 2009 Dec 14;169(22):2053-63.

Vitamin C supplements and the risk of age-related cataract: a population-based prospective cohort study in women.
Rautiainen S, Lindblad BE, Morgenstern R, Wolk A.
Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Nov 18.

Effects of calcium supplementation on lipids, blood pressure, and body composition in healthy older men: a randomized controlled trial.
Reid IR, Ames R, Mason B, Bolland MJ, Bacon CJ, Reid HE, Kyle C, Gamble GD, Grey A, Horne A.
Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Jan;91(1):131-9.

{omega}-3 Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid intake and 12-y incidence of neovascular age-related macular degeneration and central geographic atrophy: AREDS report 30, a prospective cohort study from the Age-Related Eye Disease Study.
Sangiovanni JP, Agrón E, Meleth AD, Reed GF, Sperduto RD, Clemons TE, Chew EY; Age-Related Eye Disease Study Research Group.
Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Dec;90(6):1601-7.

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of St John's wort for treating irritable bowel syndrome.
Saito YA, Rey E, Almazar-Elder AE, Harmsen WS, Zinsmeister AR, Locke GR, Talley NJ.
Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Jan;105(1):170-7.

Reuters health news releases and Healthday news releases

British Medical Journal, New Release, March 17, 2010

A prospective study of dietary fat consumption and endometriosis risk.
Missmer SA, Chavarro JE, Malspeis S, Bertone-Johnson ER, Hornstein MD, Spiegelman D, Barbieri RL, Willett WC, Hankinson SE.
Hum Reprod. 2010 Mar 23.

Randomized trial of vitamin D supplementation to prevent seasonal influenza A in schoolchildren.
Urashima M, Segawa T, Okazaki M, Kurihara M, Wada Y, Ida H.
Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Mar 10.