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:

Preoperative cardiac stress testing associated with improved one year survival and length of hospital stay if RCRI higher than 1

Among Internet users, 5% participated in online support group, 7% reported blogging, 23% used a social networking site

Stillbirth Linked To Gum Disease In Pregnant Mothers

Higher Ambulatory Care Co-payments Decrease Outpatient Visits but Increase Hospitalizations among the Elderly

Study: Doctors Reduce Working Hours As Medical Malpractice Risk Rises

What You Eat After Exercise Matters: Eating a low-carbohydrate meal may maximize the health benefits of exercise.

The Lancet: Commercially sponsored supplements are now firmly off this journal's agenda.

Combination lithium plus valproate or lithium alone more likely to prevent bipolar relapse than valproate monotherapy

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  1. rachel yalinkilincer1/31/2010 10:43 AM

    I thought the article pertaining to the connection between gum disease and still birth was interesting. The article did not specify how the bacteria entered the placenta, I am assuming bloodstream through gum bleeding. Great article and something to consider when getting pregnant.

  2. "The article did not specify how the bacteria entered the placenta"

    They did not enter the placenta.