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:

One Injury, 10 Countries: Book author had his sore shoulder examined around the world.

In Argentina, Swine Flu Has Spurred Health Workers to Demand Better Conditions After Several Deaths Among Them

Bathing, but Not Alone: A deluge of bacteria hit your face and flow deep into your lungs in the morning shower. You inhale 10,000 bacteria with each breath in the average office building. You drink 10 million bacteria in each glass of tap water.

Drug-induced formication has been referred to as "coke bugs" or "meth mites"

12-year-old Yemeni girl died after painful three-day labor, she was forced to marry a 24-year-old man in 2008

Retinal vessel caliber changes (wider venules and narrower arterioles) were associated with an increased risk for CHD

Intensive glucose control in diabetes type 2 reduced some CV events but did not change mortality

Early Warning for a Deadly Kidney Disease -- Patient Voices: Kidney Disease

The "4th vitamin" - D - discovered in 1922. "New vitamin is bone protector" NYT announced. More than that, apparently

Google News - Fast Flip - 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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