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Kidney Stone Disease: Novel discovery could improve diagnosis and early screening

An interdisciplinary research team led by the National University of Singapore (NUS) has recently discovered a unique panel of urine biomarkers that could accurately diagnose nephrolithiasis, also commonly known as kidney stones. These urine biomarkers may potentially be used to screen individuals at a higher risk of developing the disease. Early intervention strategies could greatly reduce the economic and social burden of the increasingly prevalent and highly recurrent disease.

Radiologists See Inner Toll of Opioid Use Disorder

Emergency radiologists are seeing a high prevalence of patients with complications related to opioid use disorders, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago. Researchers said the findings underscore the need for radiologists to play a role in the care continuum for these patients.