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|10/31/2012 - Kidney stones develop from waste matter hardening and becoming attached to the inside wall of the kidney. Most kidney stones remain unnoticed until becoming dislodged, getting caught in a ureter or other passageway, while moving through the body during urination. Most diseases of the kidneys remain...|
|4/7/2012 - Kidney stones are one of the most excruciatingly painful conditions a person can develop. But a recent study published in the Journal of Urology has found that maintaining high intake of calcium and fluids, and cutting back intake of refined salt, can help to prevent kidney stones from forming. Dandelion,...|
|3/2/2012 - Sports drinks are a favorite of athletes and some exercisers to quench their thirst and replenish lost nutrients. These drinks contain calcium, sodium and other minerals called electrolytes. An imbalance of electrolytes may be harmful. Sports drinks can help prevent or decrease some conditions by increasing...|
|4/13/2011 - The Chinese name Jin Qian Cao applies to two different herbs capable of dissolving gallstones (One is actually called Guang Jin Qian Cao). However, both are known as Coin Grass. The most popular of these herbs is the Jin Qian Cao herb (Lysimachia christinae). However Guang Jin Qian cao herb (Desmodium...|
|5/20/2010 - Kidney stones are mineral deposits which are made up of calcium, uric acid or the amino acid cysteine. There are many different theories as to how these "stones" form, but no one seems to know for sure. Regardless of how they form, kidney stones can often be avoided and eliminated naturally without...|
|5/18/2010 - The "most retarded science journal of the year" award goes to the Journal of Urology which has published an article suggesting that diet soda is actually an effective type of medicine for preventing kidney stones (April 19, 2010 issue). The research was led by Dr Brian H. Eisner, a urologist at Massachusetts...|
|5/7/2010 - Kidney stones are solid pieces of material that form in a kidney. They can stay there or they may travel down the urinary tract until they are eliminated naturally. Unfortunately, kidney stones can also get stuck in the ureter, bladder or urethra. The result can be bleeding, blockage of urine flow and...|
|1/29/2010 - Obesity is defined as a body mass index (BMI) of 30.0 or greater. BMI is a ratio determined by weight and height. With a large percentage of Americans classified as being obese, research is showing the effects extra weight and obesity have on a person's overall health. Recent studies show that obese...|
|7/28/2009 - Kidney Stones truly are one of, if not THE, most painful medical problems on earth. This disabling illness sends tens of thousands to the Emergency Room in excruciating pain each year. But the research is clear: drinking a small amount of Lemon Juice every day is an effective way to prevent these painful...|
|5/20/2009 - Lisa Garnes received a call from her daughter's daycare center that every parent dreads. Emma, her 3-year-old daughter, was sick and doubled over with back pain. Lisa quickly took Emma to her pediatrician who at first thought the child had a urinary tract infection. But an hour later, the toddler was...|
|4/12/2009 - When we think of childhood maladies kidney stones would probably not come to mind. Yet, the latest diagnosis making the rounds in pediatric wards across the nation is kidney stones.
About one in seven men and one in fifteen women will be diagnosed with kidney stones during their lifetime. It's a...|
|12/9/2008 - Lemons and other citrus fruits contain chemicals that can help prevent against the development of kidney stones, says John Milner, a urology expert from the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.
"Lemons are very high in citrates, which inhibit the growth of kidney stones," Milner...|
|10/19/2006 - A daily glass of orange juice can help prevent the recurrence of kidney stones better than other citrus fruit juices such as lemonade, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have discovered.
The findings indicate that although many people assume that all citrus fruit juices help prevent the...|
|9/5/2006 - A new study published in the Oct. 26 Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology has found that orange juice is more effective than other citrus fruit juices at preventing kidney stones.
Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas studied 13 volunteer...|
|5/17/2004 6:20:25 PM - A new study from the UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas reveals
that the more overweight a person is, the more likely they are to have
kidney stones. According to reports, the researchers conclude that
obesity and diabetes actually cause the kidney stones. I have an
alternate theory. ...|
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