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Soup Eaten From Melamine Bowls May Lead To Increase In Kidney Stones
2013-01-22 10:08:54

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Melamine, a chemical that was behind a 2008 health crisis, after it was found to have killed Chinese infants who used a certain baby formula, is sparking new concerns. It seems the chemical may raise the risk of kidney stones in people who use non-breakable melamine bowls to eat soup and other hot foods. A study from researchers at the Kaohsiung Medical University in Taiwan has found that when these bowls are used to serve...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
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