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:

High fructose intake is linked to high blood pressure - 2.5 sugary soft drinks a day is enough to elevate the pressure. Median fructose intake was 74 gm/day (2.5 sugary soft drinks) - associated with a 36% higher risk of having BP equal or greater than 140/90 http://bit.ly/3DUaI0

30% decline in kidney function was associated with drinking 2 or more diet sodas a day http://bit.ly/4klebA

Children who watch more TV - even those exposed to TV while other people are watching - more likely to be aggressive http://bit.ly/4xXtJ1

A diet heavy in processed and fatty foods may increase the risk of depression http://bit.ly/45o5Ao

N95 masks may be no better than ordinary disposable surgical masks at preventing the flu, after all. http://bit.ly/2gNeFf

Study: Nicotine Patch Plus Lozenge Best for Quitting Smoking - mimic the nicotine highs and lows of smoking http://bit.ly/3QK2HU

"A person's long-term risk of heart disease is better assessed by a pair of studies: nuclear stress test and heart CT" http://bit.ly/1jdlQA

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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