kidney stones

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    Spaceflight Wreaks Havoc on Liver Metabolism

    A group of researchers led by the University of Tsukuba investigated the effects of the space environment on liver damage and discovered that gene expression in the liver is modified by space leading to greater oxidative stress. Tsukuba, Japan—The latest findings of a series of studies on mice...
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    Vitamin E Prevents Calcium Oxalate Stones

    Vitamin E therapy prevents hyperoxaluria-induced calcium oxalate crystal deposition in the kidney by improving renal tissue antioxidant status OBJECTIVE: To determine whether vitamin E prevents hyperoxaluria-induced stone formation, using a new animal model of calcium oxalate stone disease, as...
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