A kidney stone
is a solid mass that forms in the kidneys from substances normally found in the urine typically calcium combined with oxalate or phosphate.
Pak, senior author of the current study and professor of internal medicine, the discovery of a link between body weight and uric acid kidney stone
formation is significant.
are small, round stones which form in the kidneys and sometimes other parts of the urinary tract.
High protein diets also can be a cause of kidney stones
During space flight, microgravity, dehydration, and altered bone metabolism collectively increase the likelihood of an astronaut developing a kidney stone
," said Jeffrey P.
The most common cause of kidney stones
is drinking too little fluid over a long time.
Diet and risk of kidney stones
in the Oxford cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC).
When your urine becomes too acidic, kidney stones
are able to form more easily.
In a study involving 60,000 patients , researchers found that as daily temperatures rose, there was a rapid increase in the number of patients seeking treatment for kidney stones
, Health news reported.
said that these findings point to potential public health effects associated with global climate change and, although, 11 percent of the US population has had kidney stones
but it was likely that higher temperatures would increase the risk of kidney stones
in those people predisposed to stone formation.
com Amanda Harvey, from Pontprennau, has raised more funds for the Urology Development Fund for Kidney Stone
SAN DIEGO--Regular consumption of sugar-sweetened sodas and punch is linked with an increased risk of kidney stone
formation while consumption of coffee, tea, and other beverages may be protective, results from a large analysis demonstrated.
Half of the 1 in 10 Americans who experience a kidney stone
have a recurrence.
Importantly, they can occur at any age, and more than 50% of patients who develop one kidney stone
, will develop another one at a later time in their life.
Risk factors for diabetes and high blood pressure-such as excess dietary salt, protein, fat, and too little exercise--contribute to kidney stone