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.

  • Effects of Pay for Performance on the Quality of Primary Care in England: initial gain, then slowing, even decline http://bit.ly/lTpJd

  • Countries with "opt-out" approach have organ-donation rates above 90%, whereas opt-in countries have rates of 5 to 15% http://bit.ly/oxaGs

  • Replicating Cleveland Clinic's Success Nationwide May Pose Major Challenges - WSJ http://bit.ly/19wpd5

  • The FDA today warned Americans not to use electronic cigarettes http://bit.ly/jR8ON

  • Study: Guided tissue regeneration, or GTR works for receding gums http://bit.ly/gHZY4

  • Nature Editorial on hyping research: "Reporting of scientific research is sometimes exaggerated or at worse inaccurate" http://bit.ly/nKdp

  • Can't Miss ECG Findings, Life-threatening Conditions - Medscape: http://bit.ly/msiqD (Registration required. Free)

  • Activist group sues Denny's over sodium levels - some meals at Denny's contain more than 5,000 milligrams http://bit.ly/IWVRA

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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