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Researchers unravel fresh clues as to how kidney stones form

22:45 EDT 10 Oct 2018 | News-Medical.net

Kidney stones--solid, pebble-like grit that forms when too much of certain minerals like calcium are in the urine--can strike men, women, and increasingly, children, and the presence and pain of stones afflicts more than 12 percent of the world's population.

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