kidney stones Stories
- While most people report improved well-being after gastric bypass surgery, many patients experience symptoms and nearly a third are hospitalized.
- There are health benefits to drinking beer, as studies have shown, but French researchers find a surprising relationship between beer and unhealthy food.
- More and more women are visiting the ER in the U.S. as kidney stones rates rise in gender.
- A new study suggests that sugary drinks might raise risk of kidney stones, while drinking coffee, tea, wine, beer, and orange juice might actually lower it.
- Anyone can get a kidney stone, but some people are more likely to get one than others, including men and those who are overweight or obese.
- Eating hot food from melamine dishware can lead to an increase in levels of melamine in urine, says a new study. Researchers say that, although effects of melamine on human health aren't clear, high levels of the chemical in the urine may lead to kidney stones in both children and adults, reports HealthDay.