Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New insights on sex differences in kidney stone risk

Men face a higher risk of developing kidney stones compared with women, but recent data suggest that an increasing proportion of women are affected. Research that will be presented online at ASN Kidney Week 2021 November ...

Inflammatory disorders

Analyzing kidney stones using geology and cancer screening techniques

Up to 15% of people will experience kidney stones, and for 50% of those that do, they will recur. It is therefore important to understand as much as possible about how kidney stones form to improve both prevention and treatment. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q and A: Kidney stones and calcium

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have trouble with kidney stones and recently found out they are calcium oxalate stones. While I have stopped consuming all dairy products, I know that I need calcium as I age for bone health. Would adding ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Promising new target for urinary tract infections and kidney stones

Researchers from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) have found that the secretion of uromodulin protein into urine can be induced by treatments that may protect against urinary tract infections and kidney stones, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pregnancy increases kidney stone risk, study finds

Though researchers have long known that several physiological and anatomical changes occur during pregnancy that can contribute to kidney stone formation, evidence of the link has been lacking. But now Mayo Clinic researchers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study links kidney stones with bone problems

In an analysis of nationwide data from the Veterans Health Administration, approximately one-quarter of individuals with kidney stones had a diagnosis of osteoporosis or bone fracture around the time of their kidney stone ...

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