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:

Human Male: Still A Work In Progress - Y chromosome is changing far more rapidly than the rest of the genome. Y chromosome is in "an evolutionary freefall", looks like a house that's constantly being remodeled

Primary care doctors could see a 1.1% Medicare pay increase this year but cost of practicing medicine will rise 2.5%

Oncologists Using Twitter to Advance Cancer Knowledge - Oncology Times, 2010 - Applicable to most physicians.

At Hospitals in China, Caesarean Rate Nears 50%. Commentary called the study results “surprising and chilling"

Relenza (Zanamivir) should be inhaled, not nebulised

Caffeine Poster Chart and Caffeine content for coffee, tea, soda

Stelara (ustekinumab) may be one of the most effective drugs for psoriasis, works better than Enbrel in a new study

How do you convert Vitamin D dose from IU to mcg and vice versa? 1 mcg vitamin D = 40 International Units (IU)  

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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