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.

  • Fibrate drug may prevent or delay type 2 diabetes: rates of type 2 diabetes were 34% lower in the bezafibrate users http://bit.ly/16mwBi

  • 1 in 5 patients taking a dopamine agonist for Parkinson's disease may develop compulsive gambling or hypersexuality http://bit.ly/8Uqxx

  • Former inmates prone to HTN, more than 7 million pass through U.S. jails each year, incarceration risk factor for HTN http://bit.ly/zG6M

  • Erectile Dysfunction Drugs (PDE5 inhibitors) Do Not Lead to Vision Loss After All http://bit.ly/3hSl50

  • Heart patients who become depressed have a higher risk of developing heart failure http://bit.ly/YNgA

  • People who smoke both tobacco and marijuana may have a particularly high risk of developing COPD http://bit.ly/2ISqJp

  • Desvenlafaxine (Pristiq) may be useful for vasomotor symptoms of menopause http://is.gd/sdcX

  • A patient finds his EHR transferred from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to Google Health had wrong data. http://is.gd/s8Dg

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