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New Beverage Helps Reduce the Risk of Urinary Stone Formation
Urinary stone problems contribute more than half a million people to emergency rooms annually The new olio of modern and traditional medicine converges on urinary stone disease to halt further recurrences The beverage consists of ...
New Discovery for Urinary Tract Infections and Kidney Stones
Researchers from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) discovered vasopressin receptor stimulation for secretion of uromodulin protein into urine can protect against urinary tract infections and kidney stones.
Higher levels of uromodulin ...
Researchers from the US find that kidney stones could be linked with bone problems.
The research team analyzed data from the Veterans Health Administration.
Results showed that almost one-fourth of individuals with kidney stone diagnosis ...
FDA Approves the First Drug to Treat an Rare Genetic Disorder Which Causes Kidney Stones
The US Food And Drug Administration (FDA) has approved lumasiran subcutaneous injection to treat adults and children with primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1) - an ultra- rare genetic disorder. PH1 causes recurrent kidney stones and loss of kidney ...
New Urine Test Holds Promise for Kidney Stone Sufferers
An improved urine-testing system for people suffering from kidney stones inspired by nature may allow patients to obtain results within 30 minutes instead of the current turnaround time of a week or more, reports a new study. The findings of the ...
Kidney Stones can Now be Removed Easily and Painlessly
A new study has
identified that pain caused by the contractions in the ureter, while
passing a stone could be alleviated using muscle relaxants Findings from the
study will be key in helping millions ...
Novel Genetic Factors Linked to Kidney Stones Development: Study
New genetic factors discovered are more likely to contribute to the development of kidney stones, reports a novel study. The findings of the study are published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology .
The findings of the study ...
Kidney stones were found to partially dissolve and regrow again as they form. This challenges the theories that were held previously, but gives hope for new treatment.
The findings showed that kidney stones are built up in calcium-rich layers ...
Oral Antibiotics Linked to Increase in Kidney Stones Risk
Highlights: Some oral antibiotics
significantly increase the risk of developing kidney stones. Children are the most affected, as they are prescribed more antibiotics than adults. Oral sulfas, cephalosporins,
New study from Mayo Clinic Proceedings reveals that cases of painful kidney stones are on the rise. Kidney stones are a painful health condition, often requiring multiple procedures at great discomfort to the patient.
Focusing on gender, age ...
History of Kidney Stones may Cause Issues in Pregnancy
Pregnant women with history of kidney stones may have metabolic and hypertensive complications during pregnancy
Kidney stone formation has been associated with greater risk of hypertension, diabetes and metabolic disorders
Clean and Sterilize Ureteroscopes To Prevent Contamination
Flexible ureteroscopes are fragile devices and the techniques used to clean and sterilize them leave behind contamination such as debris, residue, and bacteria, reveals a new study.
The study was presented at the 44th Annual Conference of the ...
Alpha-lipoic Acid Prevents Kidney Stones in Rare Genetic Disease
Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) is an anti-oxidant which naturally occurs in the body and in spinach, rice bran, brussel sprouts, organ meat.
ALA is also used as a supplement to treat nerve-related symptoms of diabetes and prevents ...
Kidney Stones can be Tackled With Drug Used To Treat Enlarged Prostate
Kidney stones are a common problem affecting millions of people worldwide.
Kidney stones can range in size from a grain of sand to a pearl or even larger, and can be excruciating to pass through the urinary tract.
Kidney Stones Zapping Technology by NASA to Help Treat Astronauts With Stones
prone for kidney stones Due to logistics
reason, detection and treatment in space is not feasible Burst Wave
Lithotripsy (BWL) is compact and less heavy than conventional methods BWL can be used
for other ...