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Children with a history of consuming melamine-contaminated milk powder are at an increased risk of developing kidney stones and other urological complications.
PALO ALTO, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Percutaneous Systems, Inc.
Doctors are scratching their heads to understand an apparent rise in the number of children with kidney stones, typically an adult condition.
The amount of calcium your body absorbs might depend, in part, on the amount of dietary fiber you consume.
By CHRIS LEONARD By CHRIS LEONARD Staff Writer MILLERSBURG -- As the Germans attempted to develop faster jets decades ago, they came across one experiment where water droplets would end up damaging the planes as they broke the sound barrier.
China's Hebei, center of milk scandal, reports more sickened infants SHIJIAZHUANG, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Hebei Province, the center of the contaminated baby formula scandal, on Wednesday said it had received reports of 638 sick infants in one day.
Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "China's Hebei, Centre of Milk Scandal, Reports More Sickened Infants"] SHIJIAZHUANG, Sept.
U.S. researchers say millions more people could suffer from kidney stones due to an increase in global warming.
By White, Sarah L McGeechan, Kevin; Jones, Michael; Cass, Alan; Chadban, Steven J; Polkinghorne, Kevan R; Perkovic, Vlado; Roderick, Paul J Objectives.
SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Pharmacal, the privately held specialty pharmaceutical company that pioneered the technology behind metabolic evaluations for kidney stone disease, has sold the rights to its line of kidney stone diagnostics to Quest Diagnostics Incorporated .
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) is the noninvasive treatment of kidney stones, stones in the gallbladder as well as calcium build ups in the liver using acoustic pulses. Procedure A lithotriptor breaks up the calcium stones without damage being done to the patient through the use of high-intensity, externally-applied, focused acoustic pulses. By laying the patient down on their back and placing a water-filled coupling device under the back at the level of the kidneys, the...
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