Why Do You Get Gallstones?
Title: Why Do You Get Gallstones?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
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Can Gallstones Go Away on Their Own?
Title: Can Gallstones Go Away on Their Own?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - September 17, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Gallbladder Surgery During Pregnancy May Be Safer Than Waiting
TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2020 -- For pregnant women experiencing painful gallstones, immediate surgery to remove the infected gallbladder may be better than postponing the operation until after childbirth, a new study suggests. Acute gallbladder disease is... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 18, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Fair, female and 40 - that's why Julie had gallstones, but her doctor insisted it was just anxiety
JULIE COOK: The pain radiating from my abdomen was worse than childbirth. It began on Christmas Eve. I was at home with our children while my husband - a musician - was at work. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ursodeoxycholic Acid May Prevent Gallstones After Gastrectomy Ursodeoxycholic Acid May Prevent Gallstones After Gastrectomy
Ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) reduced gallstone formation after gastrectomy in a randomized, controlled study in Korea.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - June 29, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Going on a crash diet? It could leave you with agonising gallstones
Jo Lisgo was pregnant with her first child when what began as heartburn escalated into something that now, as a mother of two, she says felt even more painful than childbirth. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ASK DR ELLIE: Will dieting make my gallstones even worse?
DR ELLIE CANNON: Frustratingly, gallstones are associated with being overweight, so many sufferers may already be in the process of attempting to lose a few pounds. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pioneering one-hour laser surgery replaces two painful procedures for gallstones
Surgeons at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust are using lasers to blast away stones before taking out the gallblader in a single procedure. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gallstones--a force of NETure?
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Source: ScienceNOW - October 17, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Scanlon, S. T. Tags: twil Source Type: news

Coffee May Lower Risk of Gallstones
Every additional cup a day of coffee, up to six cups, resulted in a 3 percent lower risk for gallstones. B (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Gallstones Coffee Source Type: news

The Unusual Tale of the Roaming Gallstones
The back pain and odd growth seemed to indicate cancer. But one doctor had a different idea entirely. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Sanders, M.D. Tags: Gallstones laparoscopic cholecystectomy Medicine and Health Doctors Source Type: news

Drink Coffee, Avoid Gallstones?
To the many ways in which coffee seems to confer unexpected health benefits, add a lowered risk of painful gallstones. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drink Coffee, Avoid Gallstones?
MONDAY, Sept. 9, 2019 -- To the many ways in which coffee seems to confer unexpected health benefits, add a lowered risk of painful gallstones. After tracking nearly 105,000 Danes for an average of eight years, researchers found that those who... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Drink Coffee, Avoid Gallstones?
Title: Drink Coffee, Avoid Gallstones?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/9/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
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Drinking six or more cups of coffee a day sees risk of gallstones plummet by a QUARTER
Copenhagen University Hospital researchers found the high intake of caffeine reduced the painful ailment by 23 per cent compared to those who did not drink any coffee at all. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drinking More Coffee Tied to Lower Risk for Gallstone Disease
THURSDAY, Sept. 5, 2019 -- Individuals who drink more than six cups of coffee per day have a reduced risk for developing symptomatic gallstone disease (GSD), according to a study published online Sept. 5 in the Journal of Internal Medicine. A.T.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Health Tip: Signs of Gallstones
-- Gallstones are hard, pebble-like pieces that form in the gallbladder, says the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Many people who have gallstones do not have symptoms and typically don't require treatment. The... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Health Tip: Signs of Gallstones
Title: Health Tip: Signs of GallstonesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/5/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/5/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
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Immune "Webs" May Aid the Formation of Gallstones
Researchers find evidence of neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs), sticky clumps of DNA and protein extruded by neutrophils, holding gallstones together. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - August 22, 2019 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Shocked doctors remove nearly 2,000 gallstones from a 60-year-old woman's stomach
Medics in Nong Khai, Thailand - on the border of Laos - conducted a scan and found hundreds of gallstones inside her gallbladder. They spent 40 minutes removing the lumps. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gallstone sufferers may one day avoid surgery thanks to new discovery
Scientists from University Hospital Erlangen, Germany, discovered the 'established' beta-blocker metoprolol blocked the growth of gallstones in mice with the painful condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Home Remedies: A 'natural' remedy for gallstones?
A gallbladder cleanse -- also called a gallbladder flush or a liver flush -- is an alternative remedy for ridding the body of gallstones. However, no scientific evidence suggests that a gallbladder cleanse helps prevent or treat gallstones or any other disease. In most cases, a gallbladder cleanse involves eating or drinking a combination of [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 31, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Steffanie Strathdee: ‘Phages have evolved to become perfect predators of bacteria’
In 2015, the scientist ’s husband was almost killed by an antibiotic-resistant superbug, until she found a cure that is now saving othersInfectious disease epidemiologist Steffanie Strathdee ’s husband survived a deadly antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection thanks to her suggestion of using an unconventional cure popular in the former Soviet Union: fighting the bug with a virus. Now the global health expert at the University of California, San Diego, she has, along with her husband , Tom Patterson, who is also a scientist at the institution, written an account of their nine month ordeal –The Perfect Pr...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 16, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Zo ë Corbyn Tags: Medical research Antibiotics Biology Science Books Society Source Type: news

Gall bladder surgery lowers stroke risk more than gallstone removal
Gall bladder removal could lower cardiovascular disease risk -- and stroke risk, as a result -- for gallstone patients, report researchers in Taiwan. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cholecystectomy Reduces Risk for Stroke in Patients With Gallstones
WEDNESDAY, June 5, 2019 -- Among patients with gallstones, cholecystectomy is associated with a reduced risk for overall, ischemic, and hemorrhagic stroke, according to a study published online June 5 in the Journal of Gastroenterology and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gall bladder removal may reduce stroke risk in patients with gallstones
(Wiley) Previous research indicates that gallstones are linked with an increased risk of stroke. A new Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology study found that gall bladder removal may help lower this risk. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pancreatic cancer symptoms: Signs to look out for and when you MUST see a doctor
PANCREATIC cancer does not have any major symptoms to look out for at the start. Many of the symptoms described could be caused by other conditions. The symptoms could also be a sing of other illnesses such as pancreatitis, gastritis or gallstones. It is important to distinguish the difference and know when to speak with your doctor. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gallbladders May Be Removed Too Often Gallbladders May Be Removed Too Often
Many patients with gallstones and abdominal pain don't feel better after a procedure to remove their gallbladder, and a recent study suggests this surgery may not always be necessary.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Gallbladder removal not always 'a quick fix'
Many patients with gallstones and abdominal pain don't feel better after a procedure to remove their gallbladder. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Gallbladders may be removed too often
(Reuters Health) - Many patients with gallstones and abdominal pain don't feel better after a procedure to remove their gallbladder, and a recent study suggests this surgery may not always be necessary. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

What Does the Liver Do?
Discussion The liver is one of the largest organs in the body, weighing just over 3 pounds in an adult. It is found in the upper right abdomen, under the right dome of the diaphragm. Grossly, it has asymmetric lobes with the right being larger than the left. The lobes are separated by a fibrous connective tissue band that also anchors the liver in the abdominal cavity. The gallbladder is located on the inferior surface of the liver and stores bile, which is then released into the duodenum. Microscopically, the liver cells are arranged in lobules with canals carrying blood vessels and bile ducts. At any moment about 10-13% ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 1, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

ASK THE GP: Simple way to beat pain of gallstones. Dr Martin Scurr answers your health questions
The gallbladder is a small, pear-shaped organ that is found on the right-hand side of the abdomen, tucked under the liver. It stores and concentrates bile, the yellow-green liquid made by the liver. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnant Women Should Delay Gallbladder Surgery, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20, 2019 -- Expectant mothers are susceptible to developing gallstones, but gallbladder removal surgery during pregnancy can be risky, researchers say. In a new study, researchers found that women who had their gallbladder removed... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 20, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Gallbladder removal operation during pregnancy associated with adverse maternal outcomes
(American College of Surgeons) When faced with painful gallstones, pregnant women should consider postponing surgical treatment until after childbirth, new Journal of the American College of Surgeons study results show. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Could You Have Silent Gallstones?
FRIDAY, Dec. 14, 2018 -- As many as 20 million Americans have gallstones. Most don't have any symptoms, but not all will escape a gallstone attack. The gallbladder is a small organ in the upper right abdomen. It's a reservoir for bile, the fluid... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 14, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Could You Have Silent Gallstones?
Title: Could You Have Silent Gallstones?Category: Health NewsCreated: 12/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/14/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
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Gallstones Overview Video Gallstones Overview Video
This video discusses the pathophysiology and known mechanisms of formation for each type of gallstone in the gallbladder, as well as some of the more common causes and risk factors.Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

Ask What should I avoid eating with gallstones
What Should I Avoid Eating with Gallstones? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - November 16, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

ask Do gallstones go away on their own
Do Gallstones Go Away on Their Own? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
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Medical News Today: What to know about gallbladder removal
A doctor may recommend gallbladder removal if other treatments do not provide relief from the symptoms of gallstones. Learn about the procedure and recovery here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology / Nephrology Source Type: news

Ask DR ELLIE CANNON: Could a diet give me gallstones?  
Gallstones are incredibly common and for most people cause no symptoms. But when the stones travel in the gall bladder ducts or get stuck, pain occurs, writes DR ELLIE CANNON. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Biliary Disease With Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery More Biliary Disease With Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
The move toward laparoscopic bariatric surgery and the decline in bariatric surgery with concomitant cholecystectomy has led to an increase in gallstone-related complications, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Ask What Are the Early Symptoms of Gallstones
What Are the Early Symptoms of Gallstones? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
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Ask Where Do You Get the Pain with Gallstones
Where Do You Get the Pain with Gallstones? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
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Study: Bariatric Surgery May Raise Gallstone Risk
A new study has found a 10- to 100-fold higher risk of gallstones, other gallbladder conditions and pancreatitis in people who had undergone weight-loss surgery. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Gallstone Risk: Study
TUESDAY, Oct. 9, 2018 -- The quick weight loss that occurs after bariatric surgery seems to have an unintended consequence -- a greater risk of gallstones, a new study suggests. The rapid loss of pounds was linked to a 10-fold increase in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 9, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Gallstone Risk: Study
Title: Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Gallstone Risk: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/9/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
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Cochrane Russia for the first time in history publishes in PLOS ONE the results of the quality assessment of Russian clinical practice guidelines using the AGREE tool
Recently PLOS ONE published a paper from Cochrane Russia, a Research and Education Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, housed at the Kazan Federal University, which presents the first experience of scientific assessment of the quality of Russian clinical practice guidelines on the international criteria of the AGREE instrument.The authors from Kazan, Kaliningrad (Russian Federation) and Phoenix (Arizona, USA) for the first time applied the AGREE II instrument to clinical practice guidelines for surgical treatment of diseases of the hepatopancreatobiliary system and showed their generally poor quality, highlighting as the b...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - October 2, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Which Technique Is Best for Gallstones/Biliary Duct Calculi? Which Technique Is Best for Gallstones/Biliary Duct Calculi?
Dr Lowenfels comments on a study that examines the efficacy and safety of four techniques for removing stones in the bile duct and gallbladder.Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

Health Tip: Recognize Symptoms of Gallstones
-- Gallstones are hardened deposits of digestive fluid that form in the gallbladder. The gallbladder contains a fluid called bile that is released in the small intestine to aid digestion. Gallstones can vary from the size of a grain of sand to that... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 16, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news