Tag Archive: climate change

Apr 28 2016

Young Physician-Scientist Recognized for Pediatric Kidney Stone Research

It’s often surprising for parents to learn that their child has a kidney stone, a painful condition that is more common in adults but has dramatically increased in prevalence among pediatric patients over the last 25 years. Seeing this trend firsthand as a pediatric urologist and epidemiologist at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Gregory E. Tasian, MD, MSc, MSCE, realized that more research about pediatric kidney stone disease was desperately needed.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/young-physician-scientist-recognized-pediatric-kidney-stone-research/

Aug 05 2014

Climate Change Could Mean More Kidney Stones

As daily temperatures increase, so does the number of patients seeking treatment for kidney stones.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/climate-change-mean-kidney-stones/