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Stone

A unit of weight equivalent to 14 pounds.
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And the number of people with stones is rising, according to kidney stone expert Gary Curhan, an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School.
The latest study, which included researchers at the University of Chicago, tracked nearly 5,000 kidney stone patients in Dallas and Chicago.
Two years ago he suffered from horrendous kidney stones.
A kidney stone can be clearly detected through a CT scan.
The impact of this technology on the US healthcare system is substantial because more Americans experience nephrolithiasis, or kidney stone disease, than develop diabetes or heart disease.
Kidney stones usually start off as fine gravel and take years to reach a size that causes problems.
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Dubai: People living in desert climates such as the UAE are more prone to kidney stones as they do not drink water because they do not feel thirsty due to air-conditioning, doctors have said.
ISLAMABAD -- Hot and humid days may bring more kidney stones as higher temperatures contribute to dehydration that leads to a higher concentration of calcium in the body that promote the growth of kidney stones.
As mean daily temperature rose above 50 F (10 C), the risk of kidney stone presentation increased in all the cities except Los Angeles.
In a study that may both reflect and foretell a warming planet's impact on human health, a research team found a link between hot days and kidney stones in 60,000 patients in several U.
com/Amanda-Harvey3 A Kidney Stone Support Group has recently been set up which will provide support and education for all kidney stone sufferers and their families/carers.