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.

  • Older adults less likely to develop dementia if they regularly consumed fish. "The more fish you eat, the less likely you are to get dementia. Exactly the opposite is true for meat."

  • Curcumin, the main ingredient in the curry spice turmeric, is a naturally occurring antioxidant known as a polyphenol. Curcumin, Ingredient in Curry Spice, May Reduce Fatty Deposits in Arteries (in Mice) -- Nuclear factor-kappa B links carcinogenic and chemopreventive agents.

  • University of Michigan Health System: Apologizing for errors halves malpractice suits

  • Prevalence of DVT in pregnancy is 8.8%. Three variables (LEFt) predict DVT in pregnancy (LLE sx, calf circumference difference ≥2 cm, first trimester)

  • Study: "40% of doctors had "negative reaction" to obese patients, felt treating obese patients was "very frustrating"

  • Elsevier announces the ‘Article of the Future’ and responses:

Medical news tweets are not research articles - they are 140-character messages - please always go to the original source/links, etc. The inclusion of a Twitter update (tweet) does not represent endorsement or agreement of any kind. Tweets and links do not represent endorsement, approval or support.

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