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:

WHO: New H1N1 flu is "strikingly different" from seasonal flu, killing younger people and often killing them very fast

Prophylactic antipyretics at the time of vaccination may reduce antibody responses to several vaccine antigens

Darker colors in cotton fabric provide better protection against the sun's harmful ultraviolet rays than lighter tones

Doctor says near-death experiences are in the mind - CNN

Drinking a cup of green tea per day was associated with 41% lower of dying from pneumonia among Japanese women

Does inexperience cost lives? Any evidence behind the “killing season” in the UK and the “July phenomenon” in the U.S.?

Modern man a wimp says anthropologist

Backpacking appeals to people who are open to experimentation and risk-taking, which may extend to sexual risk-taking

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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