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:

Nuts and bolts of preoperative clinics: The view from 3 institutions - Cleveland Clinic IMPACT

Humans carry in their genome the relics of an animal virus that infected their forerunners 40 million years ago 

U.S. experts: Radiation risk from full-body scanners used at airports is low and unlikely to raise risk of cancer

Cellphones may protect brain from Alzheimer's (in mice) 

"Radiologists: Get Mammograms Early, Often" - Contradicting current guidelines for breast screening -- "Radiologists Strike Back: Mammograms Should Start At 40" - NPR

 It looks like NEJM has finally found some Web 2.0-topic writers... - Examples: and

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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