Study links weight gain to increased risk for kidney stones

01/26/2005 | MSNBC

A new study shows a "dramatic link" between weight gain and the development of kidney stones. Women typically run only half the chance of men for developing the potentially painful stones, but the study found that men who had gained 35 pounds since early adulthood were about 40% more likely to suffer kidney stones, while women who gained the same amount were about 70% more likely to develop the stones, compared to people with normal weight.

View Full Article in:

MSNBC

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Catheter Engineer Manager
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA
Neurovascular Intervention Product Sales Rep, North East
ASAHI INTECC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Senior Manager, Compliance
Stryker
Fremont, CA
Director, Office of Device Evaluation
FDA, Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Silver Spring, MD
Director, Office of Compliance
FDA, Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Silver Spring, MD