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Kidney Stones/Renal Stones

Kidney stones or renal stones are gravel-like collections of chemicals that may appear in any area of the urinary system, from the kidney to the bladder. Extremely painful, these stones may be small or large, single or multiple.

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Over 200 Kidney Stones Removed from a Man in Hyderabad
About 206 kidney stones have been removed from a 56-year-old patient at Aware Gleneagles Global Hospital in Hyderabad, India.

These stones.....
Obesity can Increase Kidney Stones in Children
Highlights:
  • Obesity is a risk factor for developing kidney stones in children
  • Also,.....
New Beverage Helps Reduce the Risk of Urinary Stone Formation
Highlights:
  • Urinary stone problems contribute more than half a million people to emergency rooms annua.....
New Discovery for Urinary Tract Infections and Kidney Stones
Researchers from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) discovered vasopressin receptor stimulation for secretion of uromodulin protein into urine.....
Kidney Stones Linked With Bone Problems
Researchers from the US find that kidney stones could be linked with bone problems.

The research team analyzed data from the Veterans Hea.....


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Kidney Stones / Renal Stones - Causes - Symptoms - Diagnosis - Treatment - FAQs
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Tests for Kidney Stones
Kidney stones are diagnosed using radiological tests like plain x-ray KUB, CT scan, ultrasound and intravenous pyelography, blood tests and urine tests... Read More
Kidney Stones in children - Can Children Get Kidney Stones?
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