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

People who sit for prolonged periods (desk workers, coach potatoes, etc.) have a higher risk of death        

DocTalker Family Medicine practice charges for time rather than procedures, $45 for 10 minutes, no 3rd party insurers

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

Will China Achieve Science Supremacy? Academic fraud and limited Web access are hurdles.

Corn oil is used for cooking french fries at fast food outlets, though "healthier" oils are available

Drowsiness, staring off into space, and losing your train of thought may be early signs of Alzheimer’s disease

Most common brain cancer in adults, glioblastoma multiforme, probably is a set of diseases rather than a single disease

5 years ago it looked likely that resveratrol in red wine could slow down the ageing process. Not anymore.

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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