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Your Diet Can Help Prevent Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are on the rise, and it may be because of our diet. Here's what you can do to prevent this painful condition.

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New Blood Test to Predict Kidney Cancer Risk

KIM-1 testing could diagnose kidney cancer earlier by doubling the accuracy of current screening tests used to measure kidney disease markers.

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Are You at Risk for Kidney Disease?

A new blood test may help predict your risk of developing kidney disease so you can take early steps to prevent kidney damage.

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3 Ways to Avoid Kidney Stones

Kidney stones affect about 1 in 11 Americans, and older white men are at the highest risk. Find out what you can do to prevent them.

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Understanding Obesity and Kidney Cancer

If you've had kidney cancer and you're obese, you may be at higher risk for recurrence, according to this study.