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:

A single healthcare provider with "dirty" hands can undo all the good work of an entire hospital to prevent infections

TIME slideshow: Heroin's Global Reach

ICS fluticasone decreases inflammation and FEV1 decline in COPD. Adding LABAs does not enhance these effects.

HPV vaccination for women older than 30 may not be cost-effective

MicroRNA called miR-326 may be associated with severity of multiple sclerosis

Booster seats reduce the risk of injury in children aged 4 to 8 years old compared to seat belts

Infection following a tongue-piercing led to fatal brain abscesses in the case of one 22-year-old

A decrease in a man’s height to the 25th percentile from the 75th is associated with a dip in earnings of 6-10% - NYT

Is Quercetin Really a Wonder Sports Supplement?

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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