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:

Cell: Should scientists be tweeting? http://bit.ly/26r4Vh - Yes, of course they should be.

Graph: the more time people spend eating, the lower the rate of obesity http://bit.ly/aPr4Y

Doctor practices lose financial ground as recession outpaces productivity. Urologist: "We're working 12-13-hour days, and we get told we should work more and see more patients. We cannot". The number of patients seen dropped 11.3% and outpatient procedures dropped 9.9% in 2008. http://bit.ly/1JRZpb

Glatiramer is efficacious in delaying conversion to multiple sclerosis in clinically isolated syndrome/MRI lesions http://bit.ly/3tIhmc

Reliance on self reported smoking status underestimated true smoking by 25% http://bit.ly/4ebAjJ

Over the past 30 years mortality from liver disease has increased 6 times in the UK, rising 8–10% a year http://bit.ly/1SEVm1

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: OpenClipArt.org, public domain.

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