Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study reveals new genetic factors linked to kidney stones

Researchers have discovered new genetic factors that likely contribute to the development of kidney stones. The findings, which appear in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), may ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers develop prediction tool for kidney stones

Kidney stones are a common and painful condition, with many sufferers experiencing recurrent episodes. Most people who pass an initial stone want to know their chances of future episodes, but this has not always been easy ...

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Quinn on Nutrition: Managing multiple nutrition conditions

Q: My husband was recently diagnosed with kidney stones (lots of them!) and has been advised to limit high oxalate foods. He was also treated for prostate cancer a while back and also has been diagnosed with osteoporosis. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Kidney stones tied to increased renal cell carcinoma risk

(HealthDay)—Kidney stones are associated with an increased risk for renal cell carcinoma (RCC), specifically papillary RCC, and upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC), according to a study published online Dec. 19 in the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Keeping kidney stones at bay during space flights

A new, painless, non-invasive procedure that harnesses ultrasound technology to reposition kidney stones, in an effort to offer the sufferer quick relief, will undergo testing in emergency patients.

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