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.

  • Albuminuria in CHF: urinary albumin to creatinine ratio (UACR) is a powerful predictor of prognosis in heart failure. Treatment with candesartan did not reduce or prevent the development of albuminuria in CHF

  • Men with low estradiol, testosterone & high sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) more likely to suffer osteop fractures

  • Britons pour love on 'evil' healthcare system, defend National Health Service after U.S. criticism. CNN: British Prime Minister Gordon Brown issued a heartfelt message of support for the NHS via Twitter.

  • Percutaneous closure of L atrial appendage as effective as warfarin for stroke prevention in Afib, more complications

  • Cardiovascular disease accounts for around 30% of global deaths

  • "Chocolate is not an antidepressant"

  • Le Treatment: An emergency tour through the French health care system.

  • Doctor Loses His Job Over ‘America Dies on Dunkin’ Sign

  • Patient Money: The Expense of Eating With Celiac Disease

  • A surgeon's story

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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