Exercise may protect women from kidney stones, study says

05/6/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

An analysis of data from the Women's Health Initiative showed that physically active women were about 30% less likely to develop kidney stones compared with those who didn't exercise at all. Researchers said the amount of activity, rather than the intensity, was a key factor in reducing the risk of kidney stones. The study was presented at a meeting of the American Urological Association.

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