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Hormone replacement increases kidney stone risk

Women who take hormone replacement after menopause are at increased risk of developing kidney stones, new research shows.

“It doesn’t mean that women should stop taking hormone therapy based on this fact, but it does need to be taken into account when deciding to take the hormones or not,” Dr. Naim M. Maalouf of… Hormone replacement increases kidney stone risk   

Chronic dialysis for kidney disease patients now started substantially earlier

It has become increasingly clear that patients in the United States are starting dialysis at higher and higher levels of kidney function. A team of researchers, led by Dr. Ann O’Hare, University of Washington associate professor of medicine and affiliate investigator at Group Health Research Institute, set out recently to find out what this… Chronic dialysis for kidney disease patients now started substantially earlier   

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