In my recent research, I've discovered a significant link between urinary tract infections (UTIs) and kidney stones. It seems that kidney stones can block the urinary tract, providing an environment for bacteria to grow and leading to UTIs. On the flip side, frequent UTIs can also increase the risk of kidney stones by altering the chemical balance in the urine. It's a bit of a vicious cycle, but understanding this connection can help in prevention and treatment. So, maintaining good urinary health is crucial to prevent both of these conditions.