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...

Heart Defects, Sleep Apnea a Deadly Mix for Infants

Title: Heart Defects, Sleep Apnea a Deadly Mix for InfantsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/20/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/21/2018 12:00:00 AM Via:: Medical news – Medicinenet...

Opioid Overdose Crisis May Have Begun Decades Ago

Title: Opioid Overdose Crisis May Have Begun Decades AgoCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/20/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/21/2018 12:00:00 AM Via:: Medical news – Medicinenet...

Hydrocele

Hydrocele: Accumulation of fluid in the coat around the testis. Small hydroceles tend to disappear by 1 year of age. Larger hydroceles may persist and warrant surgery. MedTerms (TM) is the Medical Dictionary of MedicineNet.com.We Bring Doctors’ Knowledge To You...