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“Virtual Colonoscopy” effective in finding most polyps but may miss small ones

“Virtual Colonoscopy” effective in finding most polyps but may miss small ones

Micro-organisms in clouds could play a crucial role in the spread of disease

Micro-organisms in clouds could play a crucial role in the spread of disease

NASA scientists find clues about kidney disease

NASA scientists find clues about kidney disease

Potential cause of rapid kidney stone formation in astronauts on space travels

Potential cause of rapid kidney stone formation in astronauts on space travels

Obesity and weight gain are associated with increased risk for developing kidney stones

Obesity and weight gain are associated with increased risk for developing kidney stones

Calcium intake contributing factor in formation of kidney stones

Calcium intake contributing factor in formation of kidney stones

10 to 20 million people in the United States have chronic kidney disease but most don’t know it

10 to 20 million people in the United States have chronic kidney disease but most don’t know it

Smart stethoscope for monitoring the effectiveness of treatments to shatter kidney stones

Smart stethoscope for monitoring the effectiveness of treatments to shatter kidney stones

3 year study to validate bladder cancer test

3 year study to validate bladder cancer test

New guidelines for water, salt and potassium intake of Americans

New guidelines for water, salt and potassium intake of Americans

Most Americans are not meeting their dietary needs for calcium

Most Americans are not meeting their dietary needs for calcium

Cultured nanoparticles from filtered homogenates of diseased calcified human cardiovascular tissue

Cultured nanoparticles from filtered homogenates of diseased calcified human cardiovascular tissue

Comparison study shows low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet loses more weight than low-fat, low-cholesterol, low-calorie diet

Comparison study shows low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet loses more weight than low-fat, low-cholesterol, low-calorie diet

Ground-breaking discoveries relating to the formation of kidney stones

Ground-breaking discoveries relating to the formation of kidney stones

VCU Medical Center goes high definition

VCU Medical Center goes high definition

Risk of kidney stones increases higher if overweight

Risk of kidney stones increases higher if overweight