What’s been happening in the health industry this past week on Twitter? Let’s take a look:

The difference between a ‘bad headache’ and a migraine is a subject we’ve tackled before, with the help of the National Migraine Centre. Last Tuesday, they tweeted this helpful information page detailing the symptoms of migraine, and who it tends to affect more:

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Think Kidneys is a programme co-led by the NHS and the UK Renal Registry, and last Wednesday, they tweeted this very slick video explaining how the kidneys function, why what they do is so important, and how best to look after them:

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On Thursday, C Michael Gibson MD tweeted this story from CBS News, reporting that 70 people in the US have been affected by an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to frozen strawberries. This infection can be spread via faecal matter and contaminated water, and a common route of transmission is through the handling of food:

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On Friday, The National Blood Clot Alliance shared this eye-opening post by blogger Collean Reaney, otherwise known as Two-Minute Mom. In it, Collean details her experience of having two blood clots, from first noticing symptoms right through to treatment:

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Also on Friday, Foothill AIDS Project shared this stat from WHO, which serves to demonstrate how far HIV treatment (and access to it) has come in the last 30 years:

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