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Lemonade can help prevent kidney stones

(PhysOrg.com) -- We've all heard the expression, "when life gives you lemons, make lemonade." Passing a kidney stone would qualify for one of life's "lemons," but did you know that drinking lemonade has been shown to prevent ...

dateApr 22, 2010 in Health
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Molecular prosthesis against gout

Researchers from the ETH Zurich's Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering (D-BSSE) have devised a new method for preventing and permanently eradicating the cause of gout. It involves implanting a ...

dateApr 01, 2010 in Medical research
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Gastric bypass surgery increases risk of kidney stones

March 11, 2010 - Patients who undergo gastric bypass surgery experience changes in their urine composition that increase their risk of developing kidney stones, research from UT Southwestern Medical Center investigators suggests.

dateMar 10, 2010 in Other
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Tainted milk shows China's food safety challenges

(AP) -- The resurfacing of tainted milk products in China highlights the challenges of policing the food supply in a country where close ties between local authorities and companies hamper regulation while ...

dateFeb 04, 2010 in Health
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More melamine-tainted milk products found in China

(AP) -- Melamine-tainted dairy products were pulled from convenience store shelves in southern China more than a year after hundreds of thousands of children had been sickened in a massive milk safety scandal, a government ...

dateJan 25, 2010 in Health
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An apple a day keeps kidney stones away

Researchers have found another reason to eat well: a healthy diet helps prevent kidney stones. Loading up on fruits, vegetables, nuts, low-fat dairy products, and whole grains, while limiting salt, red and processed meats, ...

dateAug 13, 2009 in Health
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