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.

  • Women who had psoriasis were 63% more likely to have diabetes and 17% more likely to have high blood pressure.

  • Patients with Alzheimer's on 2nd-generation antipsychotics should be monitored for weight gain and lipid abnormalities

  • Eating red meat and white bread may increase a person's risk of developing kidney cancer

  • Students, business people taking drugs for ADD, narcolepsy, epilepsy in an effort to enhance brain function and get ahead

  • Statin drugs do not prevent dementia but not detrimental to cognition, which had been a concern previously also

  • 20% of Americans delayed medical care, mostly doctor visits, because of cost

  • 10 Reasons Surgeons Get Burned Out and

  • WSJ: As Nest Eggs Shrink, Some Doctors Try to Return From Retirement

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