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Common Urological Problems

Urinary Tract

Lower urinary tract

The lower urinary tract originates from the cloaca, the section of primitive hindgut into which the mesonephric ducts and embryonic ureters drain.

Between the fourth and sixth weeks of gestation, the cloaca is subdivided by the descent of the urorectal septum towards the perineum and by lateral ingrowth of the folds of Rathke. The… Lower urinary tract   

More U.S. teens diagnosed with kidney stones

More teenagers are being diagnosed with kidney stones now than in years past, a study from one U.S. state suggests.

The research, which followed Minnesota children from 1984 to 2008, found that the rate of kidney stones climbed six percent each year among teenagers.

Between 1984 and 1990, the annual rate was 13 cases… More U.S. teens diagnosed with kidney stones   

A person’s diet, acidity of urine may affect susceptibility to UTIs

The acidity of urine - as well as the presence of small molecules related to diet - may influence how well bacteria can grow in the urinary tract, a new study shows. The research, at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, may have implications for treating urinary tract infections, which are among… A person’s diet, acidity of urine may affect susceptibility to UTIs   

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