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.

  • Lack of sunshine may cloud memory and other cognitive functions in some people with depression. Sunshine-cognition link not seen in adults without depression

  • PLoS to use Google Knol for rapid open sharing of scientific data: PLoS Currents: Influenza and

  • Mathematical model might suggest that flu shot guidelines got their priorities wrong

  • Heart rate monitored hypothermia and drowning in a 48-year-old man - Happy outcome, see the PDF.

  • A tablet PC in the ward, a tablet PC, a computer on wheels (COW), an ergonomic COW - Which one is preferred by doctors?

  • WaPost: "Physicians have been cast as the villains in the drama that our national health-care debate has become."

  • Does Exercise Reduce Your Cancer Risk?

  • "If jealous - women try to win men back, while men walk out to protect esteem" - CNN

  • South Africa rallies to defense its new world champion who has been told by athletics officials to prove she is female

  • Candlelight, Toluene And You: Hazardous to your health?

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:, public domain.

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