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2014-08-18 03:45:20

Caroline Arbanas, Washington University in St. Louis Anyone who has suffered from kidney stones is keenly aware of the lack of drugs to treat the condition, which often causes excruciating pain. A new mouse study, however, suggests that a class of drugs approved to treat leukemia and epilepsy also may be effective against kidney stones, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report. The drugs are histone deacetylase inhibitors, or HDAC inhibitors for...

Hot Days May Increase Odds Of Developing Kidney Stones
2014-07-11 09:27:32

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online According to a new study, as daily temperatures rise, more patients seek treatment for kidney stones. The research team discovered among several US cities with varying climates there is a correlation between hot days and kidney stones in 60,000 people. "We found that as daily temperatures rise, there is a rapid increase in the probability of patients presenting over the next 20 days with kidney stones," said study leader Gregory...

2014-07-10 00:20:46

--CHOP-Led Research Finds Link between Hotter Days, Kidney Stones in U.S. Adults and Children-- PHILADELPHIA, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As daily temperatures increase, so does the number of patients seeking treatment for kidney stones. In a study that may both reflect and foretell a warming planet's impact on human health, a research team found a link between hot days and kidney stones in 60,000 patients in several U.S. cities with varying climates. "We found that as daily...

2014-06-02 23:09:02

Dr. Kia Michel of Comprehensive Urology explains new findings that an alternative diet could lower the risk of kidney stones. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Comprised of tiny crystals in the urine, kidney stones are small, hard deposits that form in a patient’s kidneys. As they pass through the body, these stones can cause intense pain in patients. Though kidney stones are relatively common, a new study suggests they may be prevented through a specialized diet. Though it is no surprise that...

2014-05-19 09:59:29

Duke University Medical Center When it comes to treating kidney stones, less invasive may not always be better, according to new research from Duke Medicine. In a direct comparison of shock wave lithotripsy vs. ureteroscopy – the two predominant methods of removing kidney stones – researchers found that ureteroscopy resulted in fewer repeat treatments. The findings were published May 16, 2014, in the journal JAMA Surgery, coinciding with presentation at the annual meeting of the...

2014-05-17 08:20:13

Panel discussion addresses nephrolithiasis ORLANDO, Fla., May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two studies examining the influences and impacts of kidney stones, show ultrasound reduces radiation exposure and is less expensive compared to computed tomography (CT) scans, while a second study indicates better glycemic control in diabetic patients lowers the risk for kidney stone development. Both studies will be presented at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological...

2014-05-13 23:09:59

Kidney Stone Removal Report is a new method created by Joe Barton that claims to help people treat kidney stones naturally. The full review on the website hynguyenblog.com indicates whether this method is reliable or not. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Kidney Stone Removal Report is the newest method developed by Joe Barton, who promises to help patients treat kidney stones rapidly and safely. The method introduces to users lots of exercises, methods and detailed instructions on how to...

Kidney Stone Treatments Often Result In Costly Complications
2014-04-28 10:18:58

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While surgical procedures to treat kidney stones are fairly common these days, about one-in-seven results in complications that require additional, potentially expensive, care, according to a new study in the journal Surgery. The study revealed that the average cost of these complications, in the form of emergency care, is about $30,000. “Our findings provide a good starting point to understand why these complications are...

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...


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