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:

Procalcitonin (PCT) algorithm reduced antibiotic use in patients with lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs)

Catching a cold or the flu could speed memory loss in people with Alzheimer's disease. People with high levels of TNF (sign of chronic, ongoing inflammation) had 4 times greater rate of memory loss

Exhausted doctors in Australia's northeastern state of Queensland advised by the government to drink more coffee

3 Lifestyle Risks for Second Breast Cancer: being obese, drinking 7 or more alcoholic beverages per week, and smoking

Metozolv (metoclopramide) has been approved by the FDA to treat diabetic gastroparesis and GERD for 4-12 weeks

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) is not an endorsement or agreement of any kind. Tweets and links do not represent endorsement, approval or support. Image source:, public domain.

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