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.

  • A reduced sense of smell was identified in 46 percent of SLE patients compared with just 25 percent of controls

  • Chronic kidney disease may raise risk for cancers of the lung and the urinary tract

  • Vibrating exercise platforms may help people lose particularly harmful "hidden" fat that surrounds the abdominal organs

  • Adolescents who drink alcohol while sad or depressed have an increased risk of attempting suicide

  • Study: Walking Backward May Sharpen Thinking???

  • People who lost their jobs because their workplace closed were 83% more likely to report a new health condition

  • Texas Med Assoc. Magazine: "Medbloggers beware: saying the wrong thing can get you in a lot of trouble" and

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