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:

Coffee May Have Some Health Perks, but Can Brew Trouble in People With Certain Conditions. Coffee is the second most widely traded commodity in the world, after oil http://bit.ly/7SpcHy

Zinc Fingers May be a New Way to Edit DNA and Give Hope for Gene Therapy. Zinc fingers can be deployed as a word processing system for cutting and pasting genetic text (DNA) http://bit.ly/6eATaP

"A burger or fried chicken with a side of diabetes?" How fast food increases BMI and diabetes risk:  Women who ate fast food burgers or fried chicken twice a week were 40-70% more likely to develop type 2 diabetes http://bit.ly/6gmq3c
Wedding ring dermatitis: Till Dermatitis Do Us Part http://bit.ly/5aXM3c

Never too late to quit smoking: heart attack survivors who quit live longer than those who keep puffing away http://bit.ly/6HNZ6e

Household Transmission of 2009 H1N1 Influenza: contacts less than 18 years of age were twice as susceptible as 19-50 yr http://bit.ly/4wixBm

Activated Protein C for Sepsis: clinical benefit and recommendations are controversial. http://bit.ly/6SfYj0

How McDonald's makes sure its burgers are safe: a glimpse into the world of extreme food safety - USA Today http://bit.ly/7aaz0K 

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: OpenClipArt.org, public domain.

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