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.

  • Provigil (modafinil), used in narcolepsy, may be addictive http://tinyurl.com/c8cosm

  • What Is Moderate Exercise? 100 steps per minute, or 3,000 steps in 30 minutes. http://is.gd/nLvv

  • Exercise: A Pace for Fitness: 100 Steps a Minute are enough for the workout to be considered of moderate intensity http://is.gd/nLwV

  • Exercise: useful starting point is to try 1,000 steps in 10 minutes, before building up to 3,000 steps in 30 minutes http://is.gd/nLwr

  • Women with migraines during pregnancy had a 15-fold higher risk of having a stroke and twice the risk of a heart attack http://is.gd/nLvS

  • Scientists are developing a laser gun that could kill millions of mosquitoes in minutes http://is.gd/nE4V

  • Alice Cooper - A Rock Star With Asthma http://tinyurl.com/c4jbgc

  • Don't encourage aspirin use for cardiovascular disease prevention in women younger than 55 years and in men younger than 45 http://is.gd/nDft

  • When near power lines, cows position themselves facing random directions rather than in their usual magnetic north-south http://is.gd/nDhk

  • Wet comb (91% success rate) beats visual check (29% success rate) for spotting head lice http://is.gd/nDig

  • Pancreas cancer surgery outcome worse with obesity. Pancreatic cancer was 12 times more likely to have spread to the lymph nodes in patients with BMIs of 35 of more http://is.gd/nDjF

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