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.

  • The antihistamine ketotifen and cromolyn successfully treat diabetes and obesity in mice. Mast cells are abundant in fat tissues of obese and diabetic people and mice. Antihistamines could work as new therapy

  • Evolution study: Women are getting more beautiful, while men remain as aesthetically unappealing as their caveman ancestors

  • 101 Simple Salads for the Season - NY Times

  • In the Clinic Slide Sets from Annals of Internal Medicine - Smoking Cessation - Free Sample. The cover of Annals of Internal Medicine is not what you expect... :)

  • Contador, 26 wins 2nd Tour de France; Lance Armstrong, 37 capped his return to race with an impressive 3rd-place finish. 37-year-old Armstrong, seven-time Tour champion, is the second-oldest rider to reach the Tour podium

  • The greatest racehorse of all time was "perfectly average" - BBC: and

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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