Urology / Nephrology

What causes dark urine?

Urine consists of excess water and waste products that the kidneys filter from the blood. It can range from pale yellow to dark amber depending on the ratio of water to waste products. Many things can affect the color of urine. Most of these are harmless, but a change in color can sometimes signal a […]

Urology / Nephrology

New tool predicts kidney stone recurrence

Anyone who has experienced the discomfort of kidney stones is eager to know whether or not they are likely to return. However, they are currently difficult to predict. One new tool could provide much-needed insight. It can be difficult to predict kidney stones. Although scientists know a lot about how and why kidney stones develop, […]