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 ...

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Tamsulosin does not appear to promote urinary stone passage

(HealthDay)—Tamsulosin does not significantly increase the urinary stone passage rate compared with placebo, according to a study published online June 18 in JAMA Internal Medicine.

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.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Oral antibiotics may raise risk of kidney stones

Pediatric researchers have found that children and adults treated with some oral antibiotics have a significantly higher risk of developing kidney stones. This is the first time that these medicines have been linked to this ...

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Kidney stones on the rise, study finds

Kidney stones are a painful health condition, often requiring multiple procedures at great discomfort to the patient. Growing evidence suggests that the incidence of kidney stones is increasing steadily, especially in women. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Overeating during the holidays is bad for your kidneys

Given all of the delicious foods that are served during holiday meals, many people find it hard to resist eating more than they usually would. But what you may not think about is what all of that extra food is doing to your ...

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