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:

Alternative to injections in MS - 2 new drugs can be taken orally to slow the disease progression  -- Two new oral drugs - cladribine and fingolimod - are able to reduce the rates of relapses in multiple sclerosis
Aspirin/dipyridamole within 24 h of stroke onset prevents disability no more than later initiation, after 7 days

PAM4 Protein Can Reveal Early-Stage Pancreatic Cancer - identified 62% of early cancer and 81% of all pancreatic CA

Should Surgeons Meet Patients Online? Surgeons dispense opinions to patients they’ve never met

Rabbits are being milked to create drugs for stroke and angioedema patients

Medical schools, print publishers, and independent doctors are sharing videos of clinical skills on YouTube
Insulin pumps may be more effective than insulin injections in type 1 diabetes

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1 comment:

  1. Prep4MD has posted a collection of YouTube videos here:

    There seem to have been some problems with his genitalia exams, which have been marked as inappropriate and marked for removal and he had been suspended from YouTube for a while because of this.

    However, there still seems to be a thriving collection of other videos so I wanted to pass this along :)