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...

Obamacare Widened Access to Cancer Care

Title: Obamacare Widened Access to Cancer CareCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/19/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM Via:: Medical news – Medicinenet...

Smartphones, Tablets Sabotaging Teens’ Sleep

Title: Smartphones, Tablets Sabotaging Teens’ SleepCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM Via:: Medical news – Medicinenet...

Anthrax

Anthrax: A serious bacterial infection caused by Bacillus anthracis that occurs primarily in animals. Cattle, sheep, horses, mules, and some wild animals are highly susceptible. Humans and swine are generally quite resistant to anthrax. Humans become infected when the...