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High fluid intake reduces kidney stone risk

Posted by on Mar 13, 2017 in Kidney stones | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to establish the role of fluid intake in the prevention of kidney stones. Authors reported a significantly reduced risk of kidney stones, including recurrent kidney stones, among individuals with a high fluid intake. Some background Kidney stones are small mineral deposits that can form in or near the...

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Naftopidil more effective than flopropione in helping to pass distal ureteral stones

Posted by on Aug 29, 2016 in Kidney stones | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared two different drug therapies, naftopidil (Flivas) and flopropione (Cospanon), in improving kidney stone expulsion. Researchers reported a better stone expulsion rate and shorter time until expulsion with naftopidil compared to flopropione. Some background Kidney stones are small mineral deposits that can form in...

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Water from stone: Self-prevention of kidney stones

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016 in Kidney stones | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of daily fluid intake on the formation of kidney stones. Authors concluded that increasing daily water intake has the potential to prevent kidney stone formation. Some background Increased daily fluid intake has been shown to protect against the formation of urinary stones. However, the precise...

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Kidney stones and future cancer risk

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016 in Kidney stones | 0 comments

In a nutshell This analysis evaluated the association between kidney stones and the risk of future kidney cancer. Authors concluded that patients with a history of kidney stones may be at increased future risk for kidney cancer. Some background Kidney stones are one of the most common medical conditions, affecting millions of people worldwide. A...

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