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:

Study: Little Benefit Seen, So Far, in Electronic Medical Records

Study: heavily marketed Zetia was inferior to an old standby drug, niacin, in reducing buildup in the carotid artery

Flibanserin pill to treat pre-menopausal woman suffering from Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD) )

Positive Psychology - why optimism is good for your health - BBC Health Check audio (28 min)

"Cough into your mobile phone for instant diagnosis" -

Australia operates "closed shop" to restrict doctors from overseas, say critics - BMJ

Drug companies raising prices at the fastest rate in years in the run-up to health care legislation

RhinoChill device pumps coolant into patient nose after heart attack and during ongoing CPR to prevent brain damage

7-10% decline in primary care office visits for patients who e-mail their physicians

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.

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