A History of an Old and Still New Disease: Urinary Lithiasis


We believe that with the apparition of the first settlements and the act of eating also appeared the first potentially urinary lithiasis patients.
One of the “leading minds”[1] of the twentieth century, Margaret Mead (1901-1978) (fig. 1), renowned anthro-pologist used to say “it is easier to change a nation religion rather its eating habits”.