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.

  • Association Between Superficial Vein Thrombosis and DVT of Lower Extremities: 24% had a concomitant asymptomatic DVT

  • Helicobacter pylori eradication treatment seems to reduce gastric cancer risk.

  • Men Who Followed 6 Healthy Lifestyle Habits Cut Their Risk of Heart Failure in Half

  • 6 healthy lifestyle factors were associated with a lower risk of developing high blood pressure

  • Parainfluenza virus efficiently delivers corrected gene to cystic fibrosis cells (25% of cells vs. 0.1% in old studies)

  • “Medical research and social media: Can wikis be used as a publishing platform in medicine“?

  • Web 2.0 Resources in Radiology: Blogs, Podcasts, Wikis, Twitter, etc.

  • WSJ: "The AMA signs its members up to be civil servants."

  • Mobile device resources, top 10 free downloads, Univ Arkansas Medical Library

Medical news tweets are not research articles - they are 140-character messages - please always go to the original source/links, etc. The inclusion of a Twitter update (tweet) does not represent endorsement or agreement of any kind. Tweets and links do not represent endorsement, approval or support.

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