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New treatment could make passing kidney stones faster and less painful

5 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

Every year, more than half a million Americans visit the emergency room for kidney stone problems. In most cases, the stones eventually pass out of the body on their own, but the process can be excruciatingly painful.
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An end to the pain of kidney stones? New drug combination allows the stones to pass smoothly

An end to the pain of kidney stones? New drug combination allows the stones to pass smoothly

5 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

Researchers at MIT have identified a combination of muscle-relaxing drugs that, when administered to the ureter, eliminated pain in pigs with kidney stones. It would be the first new treatment in 40 years.
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