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Kidney stone mystery solved: Why some people are more prone to develop kidney stones

New research provides evidence to explain why some people are more likely to develop kidney stones than others. Their discovery opens the door to finding effective drug treatments and a test that could assess a person’s risk of the condition.
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Space Researchers Develop Ultrasound Technology That Detects, Treats Kidney Stones

Health : Medical News Today (2 years ago)

Just the mention of kidney stones can cause a person to cringe. They are often painful and sometimes difficult to remove, and 10 percent of the population will suffer from them. In space, the risk of developing kidney stones is exac... Read Post

Kidney Stone Mystery Solved

Health : Newswise Medical News (2 years ago)

New research by scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis provides evidence to explain why some people are more likely to develop kidney stones than others. Their discovery opens the door to finding effecti... Read Post

More effective kidney stone treatment, from the macroscopic to the nanoscale

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (1 hour ago)

Researchers in France have hit on a novel method to help kidney stone sufferers ensure they receive the correct and most effective treatment possible. Kidney stones represent a major medical problem in the western and developing wor... Read Post


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