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.

  • Most melanomas were detected as a result of dermatologist-initiated Full-Body Skin Exam (FBSE), not patient complaint http://bit.ly/3wVcVP

  • Sleep-disordered breathing is associated with all-cause mortality and specifically that due to coronary artery disease http://bit.ly/wPDhA

  • PubMed: "Does garlic protect against vampires? An experimental study. Owing to the lack of vampires, we used leeches" http://bit.ly/IKOrY - Link via "NCBI ROFL. Real articles. Funny subjects" - the brainchild of 2 Mol/Cell Biology graduate students at UC Berkeley http://bit.ly/173oS0

  • Mental Stress Training Is Planned for U.S. Soldiers: intended to prevent PTSD and depression. http://bit.ly/yeIjF

  • Solar Drinking Water Disinfection (SODIS) to Reduce Childhood Diarrhoea: not very effective http://bit.ly/iPTKD

  • The future of electronic biomedical journals: those who wanted to predict the future have always been wrong http://bit.ly/Oi9NU - Not true.

  • "Being a librarian these days is all about technology and customer service; no time to stick your nose in a book" http://bit.ly/bm5Qo

  • Renal Fellow: "I had always assumed that"Bence-Jones" protein was named after 2 doctors, Bence & Jones" http://bit.ly/cpBiS - Not so.

  • NYT: Healthy One Day, Dying the Next: A Medical Race http://bit.ly/E9Ik3 - Rare diagnosis: Wilson's disease.

  • Health Care in Britain: Expat Goes for a Checkup http://bit.ly/10QEPN

  • How to Evaluate eHealth Interventions http://bit.ly/3gCDHP

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. Image source: OpenClipArt.org, public domain.

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