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Dietary Factors for Calcium Oxalate Kidney Stones

Background Most kidney stones (~80%) are calcium stones, and the majority of those are primarily composed of calcium oxalate. Oxalate (C2O42−) is a dianion that combines with divalent cations such as ...
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Dietary Factors for Calcium Oxalate Kidney Stones

I am not a health professional, but I did some research on exactly your question because my friend, who is quite young, has calcium oxalate kidney stones. Most of my citations are not directly from ...
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How does amiloride increase calcium reabsorption in the kidneys?

Regarding calcium transport in the kidney: In contrast with the proximal tubule and the thick ascending limb of the loop of Henle, the distal tubule reabsorbs calcium exclusively via the ...
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Lithium side effects (kidney)

The Impact Of Long-Term Lithium Treatment On Renal Function In An Outpatient Population Lithium is known to affect renal concentrating ability, and lithium-induced polyuria is not uncommon, estimated ...
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Why do corticosteroids have few kidney-related side effects?

Corticosteroids block the enzyme Phospholipase A2 (PLA2) which catalyses the first step in arachidonic acid synthesis pathway. But, NSAIDs blocks activity of cyclooxygenases (COX 1 and COX 2). So, ...
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Body's response to rapid ingestion of water?

I don't belive it is possible for the body to produce too much ADH. The body will likely produce insufficient ADH to eliminate the ingested water, thus you will still remain in a state of ...
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