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 -- More than half of babies born in rich nations today will live to be 100 years old if life expectancy trends continue

Tiotropium reduces FEV1 decline in GOLD stage II COPD, treatment of COPD should begin at an early stage of disease

For seniors: A daily dose of vitamin D cuts your risk of falling substantially

New diabetes drug dapagliflozin achieved HA1c target in study - SGLT2 inhibitor blocks reabsorption of glucose

Costimulatory Pathway PD-1/PD-L1 plays an important role in MS, could be target for future therapies

Both Avastin and Lucentis treat macular degeneration but Lucentis costs $2,000 per injection while Avastin is $30-50

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:, public domain.

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