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:

24 risk factors responsible for nearly half of annual deaths, says the WHO. 57% of cardiovascular deaths can be traced back to 3 risk factors—high blood pressure, high BMI, physical inactivity

Time for a moratorium on vitamin D meta-analyses?

Warnings about the validity of the oral glucose tolerance test in BMJ

"Doctor who focuses on the disease in the person, rather than the person in the disease" - BMJ

On-the-job exercise good for employee and employer: decreases cholesterol and job stress, improves attendance

Language of Smiles: When it comes to mood adjustment, is it possible that putting on a happy face might actually work?

CNN: Bystander or Genovese syndrome - Terrible.

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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