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:

People who followed a Mediterranean diet (veg/fruits, nuts, whole grains, fish) had a 30% lower risk of depression

"The world's largest flashcard library" - 23 mln flashcards - many of them on medical topics - USMLE, etc.

Experimental vaccine may work for cocaine addiction therapy

Hand hygiene and facemasks prevent household transmission of influenza virus when implemented within 36 hr

Study: Air Pollution May Cause Appendicitis?

14% of U.S. adults suffer from rhinosinusitis each year, leading to 91.2 million visits annually

What is beautiful is influenced by cultural background: high vs. low nose placement

U.S. adults consume about 3,400 mg of sodium each day, well above the 2,300 mg recommended. 30% of U.S. adul population has hypertension

Physician job search strategy shifts as Internet booms, economy busts

Computer Vision Syndrome results from prolonged computer use.

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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