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:

Flu Shot More Effective Than Nasal Spray http://bit.ly/uk9S2

More than 124,000 people in Europe developed cancer last year because they are overweight. Women who had weight-loss surgery were 42% less likely to develop cancer during a 10-year study http://bit.ly/46Nb4U

A small but statistically significant number of patients die each year when junior doctors start work http://tinyurl.com/mlmgdy

WHO: Growing resistance to artemisinin - used to treat multi-drug resistant strains of falciparum malaria http://bit.ly/IrRB2

Patients who feel rushed through a medical exam have lower satisfaction rates. http://bit.ly/18IoBb

iPhone FoodScanner Makes Calorie Counting a Breeze http://bit.ly/NpDQ5

Public Misunderstanding Of Studies http://bit.ly/ROOBR

Meet the ancestors: Indian population history from gene screening http://bit.ly/QCmvw

"Death by Caffeine Test: How much of your favorite energy drink, soda, or caffeinated food would it take to kill you?" http://bit.ly/WtL3f

BBC: 'Tweeting' medics expose patients, many postings included profanity and discriminatory language. http://bit.ly/rCHnS -- I suggested this long time ago: medical students should be taught about risks associated with social media.

Medical news tweets are not research articles - they are 140-character messages - please always go to the original source, links, etc. Tweets and links do not represent endorsement, approval or support. Image source: OpenClipArt.org, public domain.

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