New study may redefine the "stone belt" in the United States.
In a case-control study, men who had ever used non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs had a 23% decreased risk of prostate cancer.
Renal and bladder cancer patients were, respectively, 77% and 73% more likely to report lifetime physical inactivity than controls without cancer.
Differences in the effect of heat on evaporative water loss may help explain the disparity in kidney stone risk between men and women.
Women who had hypertension for at least 6 years had a 27% increased risk of the skin disease.
In a study, hypertension, obesity, and higher triglycerides predicted development of chronic kidney disease 30 years later.
Men aged 61 and older at diagnosis are more likely to die from the malignancy than men aged 50 or younger.
Researchers say their findings point to prostatic lycopene concentration as a promising biomarker of PCa.
The adjusted rate fell 26.5% from 1996 to 2011, but remains much higher than in the general population.
Linked to reduced risk of stroke, not coronary heart disease, in Japanese with type 2 diabetes.
Even modest activity is beneficial, researchers report.
ED and neovascular age-related macular degeneration share some similar risk factors.
Results show an increased risk of mortality and hospitalizations compared with late starts.
Only 9.5% of the study participants were told about the possibilities of overdiagnosis and overtreatment by their physicians.
A serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level of 20 to 100 ng/mL has no significant association with kidney stone incidence.
Infants aged one month or younger who experience acute kidney injury during hospitalization have a 31% death rate.
Changes in body weight in advance of dialysis initiation are associated with significantly increased one-year mortality among nursing home residents.
Blood pressure (BP) of 130-139/85-89 mm Hg is associated with a twofold increased risk compared with BP less than 120/80 mm Hg.
They have a higher inpatient mortality risk and longer lengths of stay compared with those admitted on weekdays.
Trend may be due in part to changes in the management of bone mineral disease, researchers speculate.
Inflammation in prostate biopsy specimens is not a useful indicator in PCa screening, researchers conclude.
Researcher calculates that 43,200 such injuries occurred in the U.S. from 2002-2010.
Phosphorus levels are lower in postmenopausal women on estrogen replacement therapy.
The highest risks of cancer-related mortality were in individuals with urinary tract and breast cancers.
Drinking one or more cups per day reduces the risk by 56% compared with drinking one or fewer cups per week.
Findings support the notion of a link with sleep or circadian disruption.
Nearly 16% of white males' deaths, 22% of white females' deaths from obesity.
Researchers find no association in whites.
Chronic kidney disease stage 3 or worse will develop in an estimated 59% of people born today.
Likelihood of the condition increases 11% per year beginning at age 45.
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