Claim: Climate change may bring more kidney stones – but the Tasian et al. paper lacks proper controls

Phineas Fahrquar:

Global warming: is there nothing it cannot do?

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:

kidney_stonesFrom the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia  Something that I consider to be more than a stretch, and possibly conflated junk science, especially since I’ve suffered kidney stones myself and live in a place with summer temperatures that average well over 50°F. See my comments and citations of other papers at the end.


CHOP-led research finds link between hotter days, kidney stones in US adults and children

As daily temperatures increase, so does the number of patients seeking treatment for kidney stones. In a study that may both reflect and foretell a warming planet’s impact on human health, a research team found a link between hot days and kidney stones in 60,000 patients in several U.S. cities with varying climates.

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2 Responses to Claim: Climate change may bring more kidney stones – but the Tasian et al. paper lacks proper controls

  1. If there is nothing that global warming can not do may be should spread the rumor: “Global warmist scorch before their time because of cooling down” Well it is a thought.

  2. […] Claim: Climate change may bring more kidney stones – but the Tasian et al. paper lacks proper cont… […]

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