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:

Advances in multiple sclerosis treatment from NEJM: Treatment with cladribine tablets reduced MS relapse rates, the risk of disability progression, and MRI measures -- Oral fingolimod improved the MS relapse rate, the risk of disability progression, and end points on MRI -- Oral fingolimod was superior to interferon beta-1a IM with respect to relapse rates and MRI outcomes in MS

Addition of monoclonal antibodies against C. difficile toxins to antibiotics reduced the recurrence of C. diff.

Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents — Time for a Reevaluation - NEJM

Accelerating the Use of Electronic Health Records in Physician Practices - NEJM  

More than 1,400 protein-rich insect species are regularly enjoyed as food by humans around the world

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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