Cars vs. health: Lancet series on urban planning, public health

Automobiles—and the planning and infrastructure to support them—are making our cities sick, says an international group of researchers now publishing a three-part series in the British medical journal The Lancet. University of Washington professors Anne Vernez Moudon...

Factors secreted by gut bacteria may help combat kidney stones

Researchers have discovered that factors secreted by gut bacteria might help prevent or treat kidney stones. The findings appear in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). Kidney stones can pose serious health problems for people...

Dentist Roots Out Clues to Doomed Arctic Expedition

Title: Dentist Roots Out Clues to Doomed Arctic ExpeditionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/18/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/18/2017 12:00:00 AM Via:: Medical news – Medicinenet...

Physicians studying how to prescribe income security

Physicians at St. Michael’s Hospital are studying how full-time income support workers hired by health-care clinics can help vulnerable patients or those living in poverty improve their finances and their health. Via:: Medical Research – News medical...

Strømme syndrome (Stromme)

Strømme syndrome: a rare genetic condition characterized by birth defects or abnormalities in the eyes, intestines, and skull. The abnormalities vary among affected people, and sometimes problems with the kidneys or heart are also present. The condition results from a...