Health News of the Day (part 2)

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.

  • In adults with w/o macroalbuminuria, effects of telmisartan (ARB) on renal outcomes were similar to those of placebo http://bit.ly/1Q02U

  • Candesartan (ARB) daily for 4.7 years did not prevent microalbuminuria in normotensive patients with DM type 1 and 2 http://bit.ly/13IVPb

  • Sugar Substitute Xylitol (as oral syrup) Prevents Tooth Decay by Acting as an Antibacterial Agent http://bit.ly/7oVZd

  • Amino acid glutamate, found in greater amounts in vegetable protein, is associated with lower blood pressure http://bit.ly/4hruor

  • "Chinese food in the U.S. can be a hidden salt mine," a dietitian says http://bit.ly/Phw8Y

  • No surprise: Kids of Parents Who Value Exercise Are More Active http://is.gd/1oQA7

  • Former Congressional Insiders Lobby for Health-Care Industry http://is.gd/1oQDS - Who's lobbying for doctors? Is AMA's effort enough?

  • Cases From AHRQ WebM&M: EMR Entry Error -- Not So Benign, Medscape: http://bit.ly/Xm2lH

  • Visual search diagram: Visualizing Pubmed http://bit.ly/12mNy5 via ScienceRoll http://bit.ly/N9WaH

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