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:

High levels of job stress and little work-related social support linked to increased risk of type 2 diabetes. 10% of all type 2 diabetes cases would have been prevented, had the job-related stress been controlled

Chronic sleep deprivation linked to a heightened risk of obesity, diabetes and heart disease    

Skin Cancer After Heart Transplant: With prolonged survival, many heart transplant patients have numerous skin cancers

Is there a possibility of Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) cases following the 2009 H1N1 vaccine? CDC -- Should I have an H1N1 flu vaccination after Guillain-Barré syndrome? BMJ Sep 2009

First Mention: Contact Lens, 1930, in NYT - Lenses the “size of a cent” were inserted by a 22-year-old woman

Older men who suffer from restless legs syndrome at night are twice as likely to have erectile dysfunction

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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