What Causes Kidney Stones?

A kidney stone is a solid piece of material that forms in a kidney when substances that are normally found in the urine become highly concentrated. A stone may stay in the kidney or travel down the urinary tract. Kidney stones vary in size. A small stone may pass on its own, causing little or … Continue reading What Causes Kidney Stones?

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No Such Thing as Being ‘Fat and Fit’, Study Suggest

Experts have long debated whether people can be 'healthy obese' or 'fat but fit'. The idea of being healthily obese is a myth. A study by scientists at the University of Birmingham suggests that ‘healthy’ obese people are still at higher risk of heart failure or stroke than the general population. The study was the … Continue reading No Such Thing as Being ‘Fat and Fit’, Study Suggest