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...

Binge Drinking: A Hazard for Teen Bones?

Title: Binge Drinking: A Hazard for Teen Bones?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/15/2018 12:00:00 AM Via:: Medical news – Medicinenet...

Human Brain Hard-Wired to Love Fat-Carb Combo: Study

Title: Human Brain Hard-Wired to Love Fat-Carb Combo: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/15/2018 12:00:00 AM Via:: Medical news – Medicinenet...

Lack of Paid Sick Leave Linked to Poverty

Title: Lack of Paid Sick Leave Linked to PovertyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/15/2018 12:00:00 AM Via:: Medical news – Medicinenet...

First Ketamine Guidelines for Pain Released

A driving force behind this is the growing effort to find a long-term replacement for opioids, an addictive painkiller that has plunged the country into an epidemic of death and addiction. Via:: Medical news – WebMD...

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease: A genetic disease of nerves that is characterized by progressively debilitating weakness, particularly of the limbs. The foremost feature is marked wasting of the extremities, particularly in the calves, resulting in ‘stork...