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    Pregnancy builds the danger of first-time symptomatic kidney stone

    Though researchers have long known that several physiological and anatomical changes occur during pregnancy which could contribute to kidney stone formation, evidence of the connection has been lacking. An observational study that reviewed the medical records for nearly 3,000 female patients from 1984 to 2012 finds that pregnancy increases the risk of a first-time symptomatic

    MRI screening and designated biopsies could diminish overdiagnoses of prostate malignant growth

    Many countries do not have nationwide prostate-cancer screening. Current methods lead to overdiagnoses, unnecessary biopsies, and unnecessary biopsies. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, have published a new study in The New England Journal of Medicine. It shows that targeted biopsies and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), could reduce overdiagnoses by up to half. These results were