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kidney stone

[′kid·nē ‚stōn]
(mineralogy)
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Seamless and safe removal of large kidney stones continues to be a focus area for healthcare providers.
In February 2018, researchers from Murdoch University declared that they had developed a new computer modeling that by analyzing biochemical conditions can predict kidney stones.
Kidney stones can be smaller than a quarter of an inch and up to several inches in size.
These clumps of waste are called kidney stones. Anyone who is prone to kidney stones should pay attention to good hydration.
Dr Krishanu Das, a leading expert in treating kidney stones, told the GDN that while latest figures specific to Bahrain were not available, it definitely was higher than a quarter of the adult population suffering from the condition with a shift in trends and increase in patients.
"With laser energy, kidney stones at any location can be reliably and completely treated in a single sitting.
The researchers reported the increased risk within a year after taking the antibiotics, and the risk of kidney stones persisted for years.
When researchers compared hypogonadal men to age- and comorbidity-matched controls, they found a statistically significantly higher number of clinical diagnoses of a kidney stone, or of patients undergoing a kidney stone-related procedure.
"The overall prevalence of kidney stones has risen by 70 percent over the past 30 years, with particularly sharp increases among adolescents and young women," said study leader Gregory E.
The team analysed prior antibiotic exposure for nearly 26,000 patients with kidney stones, compared to nearly 260,000 control subjects, Medical Daily reported.
[USA], May 14 (ANI): You may want to avoid popping those antibiotics as according to a recent study, they can up the risk of kidney stones.