Study: Kidney stones are more frequent in obese people

01/19/2010 | Reuters

People who are obese are more likely to develop kidney stones than are normal-weight people, a study in the Journal of Urology indicates. Researchers looked at records for more than 95,000 people and found that people who were of normal weight or overweight had a one in 40 chance of being diagnosed with kidney stones compared with a one in 20 chance for obese people. The severity of the obesity didn't seem to matter, data showed.

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