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Kidney Stone Smarts: The Truth About Cola and Calcium

May 1, 2013
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Every year one million people in the US are treated for them and there's a lot of misinformation about the masses. Now, were stomping out some of the biggest kidney stone myths

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Reuters (Dec. 18, 2013) — Australian researchers have grown a rudimentary kidney in the laboratory from human stem cells. The development could pave the way for vastly improved treatments for kidney disease patients while also demonstrating the wider potential of bioengineered organs. Rob Muir has more.
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