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:

"Gentler" Mini-Stem Cell Transplants Work in Adults with Sickle Cell Disease -- Bone marrow transplant cures adult sickle cell disease -- Allogeneic hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation w/o bone marrow ablation successful in severe sickle cell disease

New term: "Are You D-Pleted?" - As in "vitamin D-deficient"

Physicians' net income declined 10% from 1995 to 2003, average time of a patient visit increased to 21 minutes

CDC: H1N1 flu has killed 10,000 Americans (1,100 children), infected 1 in 6 people in U.S. since April 2009

Recognition of focused practice in hospital medicine: The first exam will take place on October 25, 2010

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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