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 that produce about 2,500 items per day.

  • Ritalin used to treat ADHD can cause brain changes in mice similar to those seen in cocaine addiction http://is.gd/iaWB

  • CNN Video: Dead athletes' brains show damage from concussions http://tinyurl.com/d5c6u2

  • SSRI antidepressants cut suicide risk by more than 40 percent among adults and over 50 percent for elderly people http://is.gd/iaWQ

  • SSRIs study confirmed the drugs seriously raise the suicide risk for children http://is.gd/iaWQ

  • Depression is the leading cause of suicide -- 3rd biggest killer of those between the ages of 10 and 24 http://is.gd/iaWQ

  • Brain sensitivity to insulin can decline with aging, which presents a novel risk factor for Alzheimer's disease http://is.gd/iaYm

  • Avandia/Insulin protect the brain from toxic proteins associated with Alzheimer's disease? http://is.gd/iaXy

  • There is a theory that Alzheimer's may be a third form of diabetes? http://is.gd/iaXy

  • Insulin protected brain cells from clumps of toxic proteins called amyloid beta-derived diffusible ligands (ADDLs) http://is.gd/iaYm

  • Higher Education, Lower Alzheimer’s Risk http://is.gd/iaYN -- Sounds like a win-win

  • Female doctors are more likely to follow heart failure guidelines than male counterparts http://is.gd/iaZb

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2 comments:

  1. Do you actually get these news from all over the inetrent or there are some slected sources?

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  2. I subscribe to the health news feeds of Reuters, WebMD, CNN, NYT, WaPo, etc. plus the "big five" medical journals and about 10 allergy and immunology journals.

    See more here:

    http://casesblog.blogspot.com/2006/06/make-your-own-medical-journal-with.html

    http://casesblog.blogspot.com/2008/04/5-tips-to-stay-up-to-date-with-medical.html

    I hope this helps.

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