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 babies born since 2000 in France, Germany, Italy, UK, USA, Canada, Japan, will celebrate their 100th birthdays http://bit.ly/3kJh4V -- More than half of babies born in rich nations today will live to be 100 years old if life expectancy trends continue http://bit.ly/NMn3f

Tiotropium reduces FEV1 decline in GOLD stage II COPD, treatment of COPD should begin at an early stage of disease http://bit.ly/AwwRi

For seniors: A daily dose of vitamin D cuts your risk of falling substantially http://bit.ly/7VMzb

New diabetes drug dapagliflozin achieved HA1c target in study - SGLT2 inhibitor blocks reabsorption of glucose http://bit.ly/9t3p1

Costimulatory Pathway PD-1/PD-L1 plays an important role in MS, could be target for future therapies http://bit.ly/dyO9D

Both Avastin and Lucentis treat macular degeneration but Lucentis costs $2,000 per injection while Avastin is $30-50 http://bit.ly/LZtTZ

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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