Health News Review
September 3, 2013


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5) N.F.L. Agrees to Settle Concussion Suit for $765 Million - NY Times August 29, 2013

"Among the terms of the agreement is that the settlement is not to be regarded as an admission of guilt by the league...The money would be used for medical exams, concussion-related compensation and a program of medical research for retired players and their families."


4) Alpha Lipoic Acid and Superoxide Dismutase May Help Low Back Pain - NOW Foods August 7, 2013

600 mg alpha lipoic acid and 140 IU superoxide dismutase "improved quality of life and functionality and reduced the use of [NSAIDs in patients with low back pain]...”


3) Soft Drinks Linked to Behavioral Problems In Children - ScienceDaily August 16, 2013

"Children who drank 4 or more soft drinks per day were more than twice as likely to destroy things belonging to others, get into fights, and physically attack people. They also had increased attention problems and withdrawal behavior compared with those who did not consume soft drinks."


2) Breast is Best: Good Bacteria Arrive from Mum's Gut Via Breast Milk - ScienceDaily August 22, 2013

"Strains found in breast milk may be involved in establishing a critical nutritional balance in the baby's gut and may be important to prevent intestinal disorders."


1) Intestinal Flora Determines Healthy of Obese People - ScienceDaily August 29, 2013

"...the group with lower species richness in the intestinal flora was more susceptible to developing obesity-related conditions and chronic inflammation...[and] suggest it is not only weight gain and dietary habits that play a role in the development of medical complications in obese people."


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