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:

Carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin found in green leafy vegetables, colored fruits may prevent age-related eye diseases

Children with cystic fibrosis who do not respond to rhDNase many benefit from a trial of inhaled mannitol.

Childhood obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is relatively common, occurring in at least 2% of children

At what age does a kid's belief in Santa peak? 5, when young brains are full of imagination and not so much doubt.

Fraud rocks protein community - researcher falsified data about 11 protein structures, wasted drug discovery time

PLoS Medicine: Rape with Extreme Violence is The New Pathology in Democratic Republic of Congo - Terrible. Related: World's Most Dangerous Countries for Women - The Big Picture -

Buzzword: C-reactive protein - from Consumer Reports

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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