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:

How long does hepatitis B vaccine protection last? More than 2 decades

Large trials required to clarify whether sodium bicarbonate has value for prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy

List of Medical Journal Feeds Arranged by Topic - the University of Wisconsin

NYT interviews researcher behind Gleevec for CML, "converting a fatal cancer into a manageable chronic condition"

The beginning of the end for impact factors and journals - Richard Smith in BMJ -- Most popular article ever published in PLoS Medicine: "Why most published research findings are false”

11 instant energy boosters - CNN parenting advice. "40% of your blood sugar is used for brain function, so if you're not eating enough, you can't think clearly..."

Study Shows Vaccines in Children With Rare Genetic Disorders Don't Cause Autism or Other Health Problems

New Scientist: High testosterone linked to miserly behavior. Selfish hormones: testosterone cream caused a 27% reduction in the generosity

24 million in US have COPD, but only half know it. Follow NHLBI campaign at

5th Annual Perioperative Medicine Summit 2010: call for abstracts and registration info

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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