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.

  • Do Hospitalists Improve the Quality of Care? Yes, they do. - Hospitalists were associated with better performance for AMI, pneumonia, disease treatment and diagnosis

  • Pessimism and Cynicism Appear to Increase Risk of Heart Disease and Death

  • When used with ICS and LABA, tiotropium decreases risk of mortality in COPD

  • Study: Alcohol consumption increases attractiveness ratings of opposite-sex faces

  • Purple urine bag syndrome is associated with UTI in catheterized patients

  • How can some people eat chili pepper after chili pepper without pain? They develop tolerance through desensitization

  • Longest survivor of heart transplant died of cancer 31 years after the operation

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) is not an endorsement or agreement of any kind. Tweets and links do not represent endorsement, approval or support.

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