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:

"Bacteria Key to Healthy Skin"

Study: 1 in 4 teen girls has a sexually transmitted infection (STI)

Stifled Anger at Work May Double Men's Risk for Heart Attack

Studies of mice show that only 4% of lean animals infected with the flu virus die compared to 40-60% for obese mice. The Flu Fighters - in Your Food: Contradictory Advice -- What is tougher - diet or exercise? Lolcats version:

David Beckham has had asthma since he was a child and This information is important to prove that asthma does not prevent one to excel in sports.

CNN: A car crash victim who was misdiagnosed as being in a coma for 23 years was conscious the whole time

9% of Surgeons Have Made ‘Major’ Errors Recently - WSJ. Surgeons' survey: 40% of responders were “burned out” and 30% showed symptoms of depression

Genetic Testing Reveals Devastating Illness: Huntington's disease - NPR

Comparison of Caffeine Content of Coffee, Tea, Coca Cola/Pepsi, and Dark Chocolate

"Flying with the flu? Some may be tempted" - CNN

Road deaths are 3 times higher in poorer European countries - BMJ

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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