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...

Health Tip: Treating Spider Bites

Title: Health Tip: Treating Spider BitesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM Via:: Medical news – Medicinenet...

Money Matters

Title: Money MattersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM Via:: Medical news – Medicinenet...

Scientists create wearable device that measures cortisol in sweat

The hormone cortisol rises and falls naturally throughout the day and can spike in response to stress, but current methods for measuring cortisol levels require waiting several days for results from a lab. Via:: Medical Research – News medical...

Metastasis

Metastasis: 1. The process by which cancer spreads from the place at which it first arose as a primary tumor to distant locations in the body.2. The cancer resulting from the spread of the primary tumor. For example, someone with melanoma may have a metastasis in...