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.

  • "Female athlete tetrad" - disordered eating, menstrual dysfunction, osteoporosis, early signs of cardiovascular disease

  • 40% of contact lens wearers don’t replace their lenses in keeping with the makers' recommendations

  • Sedatives and sleeping pills for anxiety and sleep problems increase the risk of suicide four-fold among the elderly

  • Text message reminders to take medications reduce the risk of organ rejection in teenagers who've had a liver transplant

  • New disease: DIRA, deficiency of the interleukin-1–receptor antagonist leading to autoinflammatory disorder

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