Health News of the Day

Health News of the Day is a daily summary made from the selected links I post on Twitter. It is in a bullet points format with links to the original sources which include 350 RSS feeds (not all of them medical) that produce about 2,500 items per day.

  • Go to a party to cut dementia risk? Keeping a full social calendar may help protect you from dementia
  • Socially active people had a 50% lower risk of developing dementia compared with men and women who were isolated
  • "Having a calm outgoing personality with a socially active lifestyle may decrease the risk of developing dementia"
  • 24 million people worldwide have memory loss, the number of people with dementia may quadruple by 2040
  • 4% of South Asians (60 million) carry a mutation gene that may lead to a lifelong predisposition to heart failure
  • Word "pheromone" has been around for 50 years, no one has identified that kind of chemical signal in human scents

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1 comment:

  1. Interesting News Thank you , i might have a comment on 3 of them , but certainly i'll write about that today "Will medical tourism drive domestic doctors out of business? ".

    We have Medical Tourism , and some sort of clinical educational tourism as well .