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.

  • Sensitive assay for troponin I improves early diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction http://bit.ly/1o6iP -- Diagnostic performance of sensitive cardiac troponin assays is excellent, can substantially improve early AMI diagnosis http://bit.ly/LBSmo

  • Imaging procedures are an important source of exposure to ionizing radiation and can result in high cumulative doses. During a 3-year study period, 68.8% of U.S. adults underwent at least one imaging procedure with radiation exposure. http://bit.ly/wswZG

  • Understanding How Americans View Health Care Reform - NEJM http://bit.ly/18DZRv -- Table: U.S. Public's Expectations of Results of Health Care Reform on Various Measures. http://bit.ly/12sqG9

  • A nosebleed for 7 days. What is the cause? http://bit.ly/19W9a0 - A living leech!?

  • It's a hot topic amongst dialysis centers around the country: bundling. http://bit.ly/36d3Yf

  • How to critically appraise an article http://bit.ly/tSarT - The "PP-ICONS" approach is simpler http://bit.ly/dgczP

  • Falling coconuts can cause injury to head, back, shoulders, and cause 2.5% of admissions in Papua New Guinea http://bit.ly/4dnjYh

  • Potential biases in web-based studies: Women, elderly, high-income groups more likely to enroll http://bit.ly/HrBr6

  • Showyourcase.com - a professional case discussion forum for doctors with various subspecialty forums - mostly ortho cases for now

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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