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Latest kidney stones Stories

2014-03-29 23:00:49

Women in awful pain from a kidney stone passing through a ureter must not be rushed into a surgery or lithotripsy (ESWL), as these procedures are traumatic to the body, and a new study from the University of Alberta suggests that patients with a history of kidney stones may be at a higher risk of a heart attack and stroke. Fine Treatment notes Dr. Allen’s Device dissolves any type and size of kidney stones in a gentle and side-effects-free way. London, GB (PRWEB) March 29, 2014...

2014-03-15 23:04:14

Kidney Stone Removal Report is the latest program developed by Joe Barton, who promises to help people treat their kidney stones quickly. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Kidney Stone Removal Report developed by Joe Barton is a new program that introduces to people a lot of exercises, methods, and step-by-step instructions on how to treat their kidney stones. In the program, people will discover how to...

2014-01-18 23:03:15

GrassrootsHealth uses real world data from participants across the globe to move proven research into practice. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 Published research from GrassrootsHealth in the American Journal of Public Health was included in the 20 top vitamin D papers for 2013. A copy of the research paper can be seen here. The selection of the top-20 vitamin D papers released by the Orthomolecular Medicine News Service, came from a pool of 3774 papers listed on pubmed.gov as...

Kidney Stone Cases On The Rise In Women, Exercise May Help Reduce The Risk
2013-12-14 05:03:23

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a recent study, small amounts of physical activity may decrease a person’s risk for developing kidney stones. The researchers also discovered that eating too many calories can increase the risk. Research from the last decade has shown that, contrary to previous thought, kidney stones are a systemic problem. The connection to health problems such as obesity, diabetes, metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease has...

2013-11-22 23:40:49

A new article published on the site Healthreviewcenter.com offers 14 home remedies for kidney stones. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 The article on the site Healthreviewcenter.com introduces 14 home remedies for kidney stones. This article is written for people who want to find a useful treatment for kidney stones. Firstly, the writer indicates that vitamin B6 can actually reduce the amount of oxalate in the bloodstream, thereby decrease the risk of kidney stones formation. The...

2013-10-18 11:55:41

Increased vitamin D levels may prevent a wide range of diseases, according to recent studies. However, some previous studies led to a concern that vitamin D supplementation could increase an individual's risk of developing kidney stones. However, a study of 2,012 participants – published in the American Journal of Public Health –found no statistically relevant association between 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25 (OH)D) serum level in the range of 20 to 100 ng/mL and the incidence of kidney...

2013-10-10 23:24:05

Men prone to kidney stones should drink plenty of water, get adequate calcium, reduce sodium, limit animal protein, and avoid foods that could make kidney stones more likely to form. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Anyone who has ever had a kidney stone surely remembers it. The pain can be unbearable, coming in waves until the stone becomes unstuck and passes. In about half of people who have had one, kidney stones strike again within seven years—unless something is done to prevent...

2013-08-21 12:27:04

New team to solidify family owned drug maker's leadership in urology treatments. SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Urocit®-K (extended release potassium citrate), the proven urological treatment that blazed a trail into space to help NASA astronauts combat kidney stones, has begun a new journey here on Earth. With the Urocit-K flagship leading the way, Mission Pharmacal Company has launched a new sales force to better deliver its entire fleet of urology medicines into...

2013-07-24 12:15:43

An analysis of data from three studies that involved a total of more than 240,000 participants found that a self-reported history of kidney stones was associated with a statistically significant increased risk of coronary heart disease among women but no significant association was evident for men, according to a study in the July 24/31 issue of JAMA. "Nephrolithiasis [kidney stones] is a common condition, with the prevalence varying by age and sex. A recent estimate from the National...

2013-06-14 12:26:03

First of its kind clinic in Texas will treat children who are most susceptible to kidney stones HOUSTON, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital announced a new, first of its kind in Texas, pediatric Stone Clinic which will provide comprehensive care for children and adolescents with kidney stones. The clinic will be comprised of a multidisciplinary team of specialists that will evaluate, diagnose and treat children who have previously had kidney stones, as...