Health News of the Day (part 2)

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.

  • In adults with w/o macroalbuminuria, effects of telmisartan (ARB) on renal outcomes were similar to those of placebo

  • Candesartan (ARB) daily for 4.7 years did not prevent microalbuminuria in normotensive patients with DM type 1 and 2

  • Sugar Substitute Xylitol (as oral syrup) Prevents Tooth Decay by Acting as an Antibacterial Agent

  • Amino acid glutamate, found in greater amounts in vegetable protein, is associated with lower blood pressure

  • "Chinese food in the U.S. can be a hidden salt mine," a dietitian says

  • No surprise: Kids of Parents Who Value Exercise Are More Active

  • Former Congressional Insiders Lobby for Health-Care Industry - Who's lobbying for doctors? Is AMA's effort enough?

  • Cases From AHRQ WebM&M: EMR Entry Error -- Not So Benign, Medscape:

  • Visual search diagram: Visualizing Pubmed via ScienceRoll

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