Category: Kidney Stones

Kidney Stones on the Rise in Children and Teens

July 19th, 2023
Incidences of kidney stones are rising among children and teens, especially young girls. New Cases of Kidney Stones Kidney stones, hard deposits of minerals and salts that can get caught in the urinary tract, are now occurring in younger people, parti… more »

New Technique to Help Treat Kidney Stones

April 13th, 2022
  A new noninvasive ultrasound technique is capable of quickly pulverizing kidney stones, an early study shows. Researchers believe this is a first step toward a simpler, anesthesia free treatment for a painful problem.   Treating Kidney Stones   T… more »

New Study Finds Increase in Kidney Stones

February 21st, 2018
Kidney stones are on the rise, a new study suggests. New Study Kidney stones may be increasing among both men and women in the United States. A study published on Monday, February 12, in the journal “Mayo Clinic Proceedings,” looked at the prevalence… more »

Health in the News: Diet Pills and Supplements May Hurt Your Kidneys

July 16th, 2014
The safest and most effective way to lose weight permanently is to eat less and exercise more, but Americans seem to crave rapid results. As a consequence, diet pills are a big business for drug manufacturers. Some however, are very unsafe and have been… more »

Avoiding Those Painful Kidney Stones

March 6th, 2013
March is National Kidney Month and what better way to celebrate than by giving useful tips on how to avoid a common kidney problem, kidney stones. What Are Kidney Stones? It is thought that 1 in 10 people will have a kidney stone at some time in thei… more »