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:

Surprising: Minimally invasive robotic prostate surgery may carry higher risk of incontinence and ED than open surgery. 70% of minimally invasive prostatectomies are performed using a surgeon-controlled robot. A robots for prostate surgery cost up to $2 million.

55% of people who have died from the new pandemic H1N1 flu had underlying conditions such as asthma

Drinking 5 or more cups of green tea daily associated with 42-48% lower risk for hematologic malignancies

Beyond Flu Shots, Many Adults Forgo Vaccines That Could Prevent Potentially Lethal Illnesses

Risk of Afib may double with systemic steroids taken for chronic diseases

Most Influential Doctors Database by USA Today

75% of 16-24 year olds say they cannot live without access to the Internet

Announcing the new Cochrane Journal Club and

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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