Nigeria: Parsley Tea Won't 'Painlessly Dissolve' Kidney Stones - Get Professional Medical Advice Instead
[Africa Check] A message posted on Facebook in Nigeria gives a recipe it says will "dissolve" kidney stones - "without pain". (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cashew-induced oxalate nephropathy: a rare cause of acute renal failure - Lee O, Park K, Sun K, O'Shea JP, Gordon S.
We present a rare case of cashew-induced oxalate nephropathy in a 69  year old veteran male with history of type 2 diabetes mellitus, nephrolithiasis, and undiagnosed chronic kidney disease (CKD). Oxalate nephropathy is a rare cause of acute renal failure... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Can radiomics and AI characterize renal masses on preop CT?
The combination of radiomics and a machine-learning algorithm can differentiat...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Deep-learning algorithm spots kidney stones on CT exams CT shows that acute kidney injury common among COVID-19 patients Ultrasound AI model can help evaluate chronic kidney disease AI plus CT improves liver steatosis assessment AI could help radiologists better detect kidney cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 17, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Future'Exceedingly Bright' for Kidney Stone Prevention Future'Exceedingly Bright' for Kidney Stone Prevention
Some siRNA therapeutics, genetic therapy, and a new dietary supplement all look promising, a nephrolithiasis expert says.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: What you can eat to help avoid getting kidney stones
It's estimated that 1 in 10 people will get a kidney stone in his or her lifetime. Kidney stones are not only painful, but also they can lead to serious complications that may require hospitalization and even surgery. The good news is kidney stones are preventable, and prevention can be as simple as eating the right foods. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Ivan Porter II, a Mayo Clinic nephrologist, explains how to take a dietary… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 9, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Kidney stone symptoms: The 7 indicators you might be suffering from kidney stones
KIDNEY STONES are painful lumps that form in the kidneys and can be very painful to deal with. What are the symptoms of kidney stones? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One non-alcoholic, sweet red drink raises risk of kidney stones – symptoms
KIDNEY stones can develop in the organ from the age of 30, affecting more than one in 10 people. They can be extremely painful, leading to other health complications if left untreated. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Science Saturday: How geologic rock formations inform novel treatments for kidney stones
Human kidney stones are at least as old as the Giza pyramids. The oldest known kidney stone was found in Egyptian burial satin from 4400 B.C. In 2020, Mayo Clinic processed and analyzed some 90,000 kidney stones from all over the world. That number increases each year, reflecting a global uptick in kidney stone disease. But new research has unlocked how kidney stones actually form, which could be the key to treating or even eliminating… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 24, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic 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 in almond milk or another type of plant milk help? How do I take care of both my kidneys and bones? ANSWER: It sounds like your concern about milk and other dairy products is that their calcium may spur… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 6, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

How a Peninsula biotech hopes to give bacteria a boost to boot diseases
The company's first-in-humans clinical trial targets a compound associated with kidney stones. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 30, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Deep-learning model performs well for intravascular ultrasound imaging
A research team in the United Kingdom has developed a novel deep-learning mode...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI may predict heart disease risk on chest x-ray Do radiologists need to manage patient expectations of AI? Can radiology AI win with a bad hand? Deep-learning algorithm spots kidney stones on CT exams Does radiology AI need more clinical validation? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 25, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Preventing kidney stones
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My father has had dozens of kidney stones in recent years. I have had a kidney stone once. Are kidney stones genetic? I'm wondering if I will follow in his path and if there is anything I can do to prevent kidney stones. ANSWER: Heredity plays a role in the formation of kidney stones, [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 22, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Deep-learning algorithm spots kidney stones on CT exams
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm was able to identify kidney stone...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Reduced-dose CT effective for evaluating kidney stones Concerns grow over CT radiation for kidney stones Did Image Gently reduce CT use for kidney stones? Which modality works best for diagnosing kidney stones? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 21, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

A promising new target for urinary tract infections and kidney stones
(Tokyo Medical and Dental University) Researchers from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) have found that the urinary secretion of uromodulin, a kidney-specific protein, can be increased by the hormone vasopressin via certain signaling pathways. Increasing the urinary secretion of uromodulin may protect against urinary tract infections and kidney stones, while the resulting lower uromodulin levels in kidney cells may help to prevent hypertension and chronic kidney disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Is Zinc a Friend or Foe to Kidney Stones?
WEDNESDAY, June 16, 2021 -- The nutrient zinc can be both helpful and harmful when it comes to kidney stones, a new study finds. There have been two conflicting theories about the link between zinc and kidney stones. One suggests zinc stops the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Is Zinc a Friend or Foe to Kidney Stones?
Title: Is Zinc a Friend or Foe to Kidney Stones?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/16/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - June 16, 2021 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Does zinc inhibit or promote growth of kidney stones? Well, both
(University of Houston) In the first study to validate conflicting theories, a University of Houston researcher has confirmed that the zinc actually does inhibit and promote the growth of kidney stones at the same time. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Reduced-dose CT effective for evaluating kidney stones
CT with a reduced radiation dose is still effective for evaluating kidney stone...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT radiation doses for COVID-19 patients vary widely High CT radiation doses affect patients worldwide Low-dose CT works well for COVID-19 assessment 6 barriers to CT dose optimization Quality improvement effort slashes CT radiation dose (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 10, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SpaceX CRS-22 mission to space station launches water bears, squid, solar panels
(NASA/Johnson Space Center) The 22nd SpaceX cargo resupply mission carrying scientific research and technology demonstrations launches to the International Space Station from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida no earlier than June 3. Experiments aboard include studying how water bears tolerate space, whether microgravity affects symbiotic relationships, analyzing the formation of kidney stones, and more. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 28, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Geology helps map kidney stone formation from tiny to troublesome
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, News Bureau) Advanced microscope technology and cutting-edge geological science are giving new perspectives to an old medical mystery: How do kidney stones form, why are some people more susceptible to them and can they be prevented? (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Decision Making and Treatment in Endourology Post-COVID-19 Decision Making and Treatment in Endourology Post-COVID-19
How has the current pandemic impacted the management of urolithiasis, and what lessons have been learned for the future?Current Opinion in Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

Best Food to Eat When You Have Kidney Stones
What Is the Best Food to Eat When You Have Kidney Stones? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 6, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Risk for Kidney Stones Increased During, After Pregnancy
MONDAY, May 3, 2021 -- The risk for a symptomatic kidney stone is increased in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy and peaks at zero to three months after delivery, according to a study published online April 15 in the American Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pregnancy Increases Risk for Symptomatic Kidney Stone Pregnancy Increases Risk for Symptomatic Kidney Stone
Pregnancy increases the risk for first-time symptomatic kidney stone disease, which peaks close to the time of delivery but can persist even a year later.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Study reports links between blood types and disease risks
(eLife) People with certain blood types are more likely to have blood clots or bleeding conditions, kidney stones, or pregnancy-induced hypertension, suggests a study published today in eLife. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Kidney stone symptoms: How to prevent kidney stones
KIDNEY stones cause intense and often crippling pain and discomfort alongside a host of other symptoms that can drastically reduce people's quality of life. How do you prevent kidney stones? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Guideline of the Guidelines: Urolithiasis Guideline of the Guidelines: Urolithiasis
In what ways are the various current guidelines for the management of urolithiasis the same -- and how do they differ?Current Opinion in Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

Pregnancy Raises the Risk for Kidney Stones
FRIDAY, April 16, 2021 -- Kidney stones can happen to anyone, but now a new study confirms that being pregnant may increase your risk of developing them. Previous research has suggested that a number of pregnancy-related changes in the body can... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Mayo study finds that pregnancy increases risk for women to develop first-time symptomatic kidney stones
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? 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 believe they have that evidence. An observational study that reviewed the medical records for nearly 3,000 female patients from [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - April 15, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Bone Loss Common in Kidney Stone Patients, yet Rarely Detected Bone Loss Common in Kidney Stone Patients, yet Rarely Detected
Almost one quarter of patients diagnosed with kidney stones have osteoporosis or a fracture history on diagnosis, yet few undergo bone mineral density screening, especially men.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Bone Density Testing Low in Veterans With Kidney Stone Disease
WEDNESDAY, March 3, 2021 -- Almost one-quarter of patients with kidney stone disease have a prevalent diagnosis of osteoporosis or fracture, and screening after diagnosis identifies additional patients with osteoporosis, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study: Osteoporosis may increase risk for kidney stones
Nearly one in four adults with osteoporosis will develop kidney stones, an analysis published Wednesday by the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boston Scientific Announces Agreement To Acquire Lumenis LTD. Surgical Business From Baring Private Equity Asia
Acquisition of a leading laser technology to expand global kidney stone management portfolio MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 3, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) today announced that it has entered into a definit... Devices, Mergers & Acquisitions Boston Scientific, Lumenis, laser, MOSES laser, LithoVue (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study links kidney stones with bone problems
(Wiley) 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 diagnosis. The findings are published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Consumer Health: What do you know about kidney stones?
March is National Kidney Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about kidney stones. Kidney stones are hard deposits made of minerals and salts that form inside your kidneys. Diet, excess body weight, some medical conditions, and certain supplements and medications are among the many causes of kidney stones. There may be [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 1, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Reddit shows people with kidney stones have been less likely to seek treatment during pandemic
FINDINGSAccording to an examination of posts on Reddit, the pandemic has had a significant effect on the management of kidney stone disease. Researchers from the department of urology at theDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA used computational analysis and other techniques to explore unfiltered discussions related to kidney stones in real time on the website ’s discussion forums.The investigators found that patients ’ decision-making about how and when to seek treatment for kidney stones was driven by logistical barriers and patients’ reluctance to risk exposure to COVID-19 in health care facilities....
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 23, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

The First Signs of Kidney Stones (nephrolithiasis)
Title: The First Signs of Kidney Stones (nephrolithiasis)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/11/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - February 11, 2021 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Clinics team up during pandemic to offer same-day health care in downtown Winnipeg
On any given day, Dr. Andrew Lodge will treat a dislocated elbow, a kidney stone, a person in mental health crisis, and a COVID-19 patient struggling with symptoms. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Manitoba Source Type: news

How Long Does it Take to Pass a Kidney Stone?
Title: How Long Does it Take to Pass a Kidney Stone?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/23/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/23/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - December 23, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

AHA News: Two Kids, Same Heart Defect:'Like Having Lightning Strike the Same Place Twice '
TUESDAY, Dec. 8, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Stephanie Harris was six months pregnant and in the hospital with excruciating pain. But it wasn't the baby, it was kidney stones. However, when doctors checked on her unborn daughter, an... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 8, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Indoco Remedies wins tenders worth Rs 140 crore for supply of kidney stones treatment drug in Germany
Aditi Kare Panandikar, Managing Director - Indoco Remedies said: "This is Indoco's first own label product in Europe. Germany is totally tender business and Indoco has won almost 80 - 85 per cent tenders for Allopurinol. This is a tender order for supplies spread over two years". (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - December 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA Clears First Drug to Treat Ultra-Rare Metabolic Disorder FDA Clears First Drug to Treat Ultra-Rare Metabolic Disorder
Lumasiran (Oxlumo) is the first treatment for primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1), a rare genetic disorder that causes recurrent kidney stones and loss of kidney function.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology News Alert Source Type: news

What does the world smell like? After so long in a mask, I can barely remember | Arwa Mahdawi
The pandemic has robbed us of scent as well as touch. I ’m up for anything that gives my nose a workout, no matter how stinkyIs it possible to manufacture a functional knife out of frozen human faeces? Thanks toa study conducted by some enterprising scientists last year, we know that the answer to that niche question is “no”. Thanks to more seemingly pointless studies, we also know that chickens are superficial andprefer attractive people. And that you may have a better chance of passing a kidney stone if you sit at theback of a rollercoaster. And that it is possible toidentify a narcissist by their (bush...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Arwa Mahdawi Tags: Science Research Source Type: news

FDA Approves First Drug to Treat Rare Metabolic Disorder
Today, the FDA approved the first treatment for primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1), a rare genetic disorder which causes recurrent kidney stones and loss of kidney function. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - November 23, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

What to Do If You Think You Have a Kidney Stone
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - October 29, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

'First in the world': New tech to help Premier Health advance medical care
Dayton's largest hospital campus has repeatedly ranked among the nation's best sites for urology care. A new investment in next-generation technology could push that designation even higher. Premier Health, one of the region's largest health systems; and Dayton Physicians Network (DPN), a medical group with more than 350 employees, have acquired a new system by Israeli medical device company Lumen is Ltd. that provides advances in treatment for kidney stones and enlarged prostate. The equipment,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jacob Fisher Source Type: news

How Long Does It Take to Pass a Kidney Stone
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 21, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Is In A Ketogenic Diet?
Discussion Epilepsy is a common problem for the general pediatrician. Its incidence is estimated at 41-87/100,000 children. While many children are controlled with medication, it is also estimated that up to 1/3 will develop drug-resistant epilepsy. Some children may have an identifiable seizure focus that may be amenable to surgery, but many others do not. One option for potential control is a ketogenic diet (KD). Indications for KD usually are for drug-resistant epilepsy including partial and complex seizure patterns as well as some metabolic disorders such as glucose transport 1 deficiency syndrome. It has also found ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 7, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Kidney Stones: Algorithm Predicts QoL From Patient's Chart Kidney Stones: Algorithm Predicts QoL From Patient's Chart
A machine-learning algorithm can use clinical data from a patient's electronic health record to arrive at a quality-of-life score, which can help determine whether or not to perform surgery.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Reducing your risk of kidney stones
Dear Mayo Clinic: My father has a history of kidney stones. He has changed his diet in the past year, which seemed to help. I'm concerned though, since I had heard kidney stones can increase during the summer. Is this true? If so, are there any tips for how he can further reduce his risk? [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 6, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news