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:

Fish oil protects against cellular aging - after patients have had a heart attack, it reduces the risk of a repeat attack or death http://bit.ly/71OAjz

People who sit for prolonged periods (desk workers, coach potatoes, etc.) have a higher risk of death http://bit.ly/5MV5Gb        

DocTalker Family Medicine practice charges for time rather than procedures, $45 for 10 minutes, no 3rd party insurers http://bit.ly/59PsVk

Q&A: Could colon-cleansing teas be harmful? - Yes, and there’s no evidence for any benefits. http://bit.ly/8vmFpR

Will China Achieve Science Supremacy? Academic fraud and limited Web access are hurdles. http://bit.ly/6wK6le

Corn oil is used for cooking french fries at fast food outlets, though "healthier" oils are available http://bit.ly/7jWlPy

Drowsiness, staring off into space, and losing your train of thought may be early signs of Alzheimer’s disease http://bit.ly/6vd31m

Most common brain cancer in adults, glioblastoma multiforme, probably is a set of diseases rather than a single disease http://bit.ly/5RPfQP

5 years ago it looked likely that resveratrol in red wine could slow down the ageing process. Not anymore. http://bit.ly/7L5lV8

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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