Anyone who has suffered through a large, painful kidney stone wants to avoid a repeat episode. Now a new trial confirms one preventive strategy: removing small “silent” stones before they cause trouble. When people develop a kidney stone that is painful enough to require removal, imaging tests often reveal that they harbor smaller, asymptomatic stones,…
Anyone who has ever had a kidney stone never wants a repeat of the blinding pain that comes when it passes. Now, a new study maps out a diet that can help guard against that. The cornerstones of that diet include eating plenty of foods that contain potassium, as well as a few servings of…
The vital function of the kidneys is to detoxify the body. However, infections with certain diseases or eating food containing too many toxins will harm the kidneys in the long run, causing its function to decrease drastically and leading to the need for dialysis. According to the most recent study conducted by the United States…
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease affects one in three adults and is considered one of the most common liver diseases in the United States. The condition results in abdominal swelling and pain as well as severe fatigue. The condition can be dangerous if it continues to progress, leading to chronic inflammation and cirrhosis. Normally, the liver…
Do you do too much exercise too soon to make up for lost time? Sound familiar? Exhaustive muscular work, especially following a period of inactivity, can cause mechanical and chemical disruptions to muscle cell membranes which trigger the muscle cells to burst. I am an exercise physiologist and sports medicine specialist who studies exercise-associated collapse….
When the symptoms of presbyopia appear, it means that the body has started aging. However, more and more people in their 30s are getting presbyopia early. Fortunately, there are some ways to protect your eyes and fight aging. It is very common for people with presbyopia to have to hold things farther away in order…
There are many studies that prove the health benefits of coffee, including the prevention of cardiovascular diseases, liver diseases, type 2 diabetes, dementia, and cancer, among others. The latest research indicates that coffee may also reduce the risk of acute kidney injury. So, how can the general public and kidney disease patients drink coffee to…
Dr. David Gu, director of HouFeng Diabetes & Hemodialysis Clinic, often receives patients who come in to relieve their renal pain. However, after examination, the vast majority of these patients have lower back pain caused by other factors such as muscle strain. Kidneys are “silent organs,” he says, and many kidney diseases do not result…
Kidney stones are a common kidney disease, characterized by back pain and hematuria, and the pain they cause is so excruciating that it’s “impossible to forget for life.” Once a patient has kidney stones, he or she will have a high chance of having another one, so it is important to prevent them through diet….
Buildings used to breathe. It was inevitable and somewhat helpful, but it can make it more expensive to heat and cool those spaces with common central heating and cooling systems. When the oil embargo of the 1970s came along, building practices shifted to focus on more hermetically sealed buildings as a means to save energy….
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A federal jury has found that a Democrat super political action committee (PAC) defamed Roy Moore, a former sheriff and U.S. Senate candidate. The Senate Majority PAC made a false statement… [...]- Cindy Drukier
The COVID era has been uniquely stressful, particularly when it comes to knowing what information to trust. And when it comes to vaccinations in particular, official advice, and what some… [...]- Caden Pearson
An individual crashed a vehicle into a busy restaurant during peak dinner service in Arlington, Virginia, on Friday night, causing a fire, injuring 14 people, and damaging the building, according… [...]- Zachary Stieber
A second Rhode Island health official has not ruled out bringing back school mask mandates, while speaking in a deposition performed for an ongoing lawsuit brought by parents upset their… [...]- Tom Ozimek
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) said the FBI search of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home was “unbelievable” and “unprecedented,” while demanding that Attorney General Merrick Garland and FBI Director Christopher… [...]- The Associated Press
RICHLAND HILLS, Texas—Police in suburban Fort Worth fatally shot a man who pointed a rifle at them, authorities said. The shooting Friday in Richland Hills happened as two officers were… [...]- Lorenz Duchamps
The School District of Philadelphia is requiring all students and staff to wear masks for the first 10 days of the upcoming school year, officials announced on Friday. After that,… [...]- Julianne Foster
TUSTIN, Calif.—Baked Dessert Bar’s brand-new location—its first in Orange County—is opening on the afternoon of Saturday, Aug. 13, and the first 50 customers can receive a free cupcake. The store… [...]- Emily Miller
As Washington Democrats are about to hire 87,000 new Internal Revenue Service (IRS) employees, those who allegedly leaked the returns of multiple billionaires a year ago are still roaming free… [...]Supercharged IRS Will Collect $20 Billion More From Americans Making Less Than $400,000 Under Inflation Reduction Act: Report- Tom Ozimek
Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee say they have received information from the non-partisan scorekeeper at the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) challenging the Biden administration’s narrative that Americans… [...]