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. http://is.gd/txP6

  • Patients with Alzheimer's on 2nd-generation antipsychotics should be monitored for weight gain and lipid abnormalities http://is.gd/txUH

  • Eating red meat and white bread may increase a person's risk of developing kidney cancer http://is.gd/txVH

  • Students, business people taking drugs for ADD, narcolepsy, epilepsy in an effort to enhance brain function and get ahead http://is.gd/txWt

  • Statin drugs do not prevent dementia but not detrimental to cognition, which had been a concern previously also http://is.gd/txWY

  • 20% of Americans delayed medical care, mostly doctor visits, because of cost http://is.gd/ty1r

  • 10 Reasons Surgeons Get Burned Out http://is.gd/ty7I and http://is.gd/ty7R

  • WSJ: As Nest Eggs Shrink, Some Doctors Try to Return From Retirement http://is.gd/txTI

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