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:

Nephrologists Using Social Media Connect with Far-Flung Colleagues, Health Care Consumers

The 2009 Medical Weblog Awards Finalists by Medgadget

Withdrawal of sibutramine leaves European doctors with just one obesity drug - BMJ

Histoptysis or oncoptysis: suggested terms for tissue expectoration of abnormal tissue leading to pulmonary diagnosis

Diuretics plus calcium channel blockers (D+CCB) were associated with a higher risk of MI than D+BB and D+ACEi

Teen Drinking May Cause Irreversible Brain Damage - NPR

Human history: hunter-gatherer men of Europe could not compete with farmers made attractive by their new technology

Up to 16% of mentally healthy children and teens may hear voices - British Journal of Psychiatry

Wisdom, openness and life satisfaction are positively intertwined - from the Journal of Happiness Studies        

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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