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...

After Cancer, Higher Risk of Severe Heart Attack

Title: After Cancer, Higher Risk of Severe Heart AttackCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/1/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/2/2016 12:00:00 AM Via:: Medical news – Medicinenet...

Americans Divided Over Organic, GM Foods: Poll

Title: Americans Divided Over Organic, GM Foods: PollCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/1/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/2/2016 12:00:00 AM Via:: Medical news – Medicinenet...

Health Tip: At Risk of a Sprained Ankle?

Title: Health Tip: At Risk of a Sprained Ankle?Category: Health NewsCreated: 12/2/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/2/2016 12:00:00 AM Via:: Medical news – Medicinenet...

Wet market

Wet market: A live animal market, a common sight in many areas of the world and a source of influenza viruses and other infectious disease agents for human beings. SARS outbreaks have been traced to wet markets in southern China. Wet markets sell live poultry, fish,...