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New Research Discovers Cause Of Kidney Stones
2012-04-19 07:04:01

An estimated one million people suffer from kidney stones each year. Recently, more information was revealed regarding the cause of kidney stones through research done by scientists at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.

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2009-03-27 06:45:00

Doctors are scratching their heads to understand an apparent rise in the number of children with kidney stones, typically an adult condition.

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2008-07-15 07:30:00

U.S. researchers say millions more people could suffer from kidney stones due to an increase in global warming.

2006-06-28 07:51:08

As the space shuttle Discovery prepares to launch on July 1, researchers at the University of Minnesota have identified a way for astronauts to reduce their risk of developing kidney stones while in space.

2005-08-30 09:17:38

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Overweight women who have kidney stones have an increased risk of developing high blood pressure (hypertension), according to a new report in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. A similar, but much weaker association, was seen among men.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.