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)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - October 11, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ask Where Do You Get the Pain with Gallstones
Where Do You Get the Pain with Gallstones? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - October 11, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

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)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - October 9, 2018 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

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

Health Tip: Recognize Symptoms of Gallstones
Title: Health Tip: Recognize Symptoms of GallstonesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/16/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - August 16, 2018 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

From sharks to chimps to moon bears: tales of a supervet
Romain Pizzi, who pioneered keyhole surgery for animals, is arguably the most versatile and inventive vet in the worldIn 2012, the conservation charityFree the Bears approachedRomain Pizzi, one of the most innovative wildlife surgeons in Europe, with an unusual patient. A specialist in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery – until recently rare in veterinary medicine – Pizzi has operated on giraffes and tarantulas, penguins and baboons, giant tortoises and at least one shark, and maintains a reputation for taking on cases others won’t. If you’re in possession of a tiger with gallstones, or a suspiciously s...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 5, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Oliver Franklin-Wallis Tags: Animals Animal welfare Source Type: news

Drinking Too Much Alcohol (And Too Little) Is Linked to Dementia
To drink or not to drink when it comes to your health really depends on a few important factors, including how much you imbibe and what health issues you’re concerned about. Alcohol in moderation can lower the risk of heart disease for some people, as well as reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and gallstones. But excessive drinking — more than about a drink a day for women and two drinks a day for men — is also linked to several types of cancer, including breast, colon, pharynx, larynx and esophageal. Too much alcohol can also take a toll on the liver. Some studies have also suggested that moderate drink...
Source: TIME: Health - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Alcohol Brain Dementia Source Type: news

4 ways to guarantee dehydration doesn ’t get the best of you this summer
Did you know that dehydration can severely impact your health? Staying hydrated helps your body defend itself against illnesses, prevent kidney stones, blood clots and gallstones. It is very important to stay hydrated, especially during the hot summer months. Heat will cause your body to sweat, which cools you down, but means you are losing extra fluid. When a person becomes dehydrated they typically feel very thirsty, have bouts with dry mouth or tongue furrows. They may feel exhausted and sleepy,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 2, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Meagan Patterson and Elyse Sartor Source Type: news

ERCP During Lap Chole Tied to Best Outcomes for Choledocholithiasis ERCP During Lap Chole Tied to Best Outcomes for Choledocholithiasis
For patients with gallstones in the common bile duct, a so-called rendezvous approach is associated with the highest rates of safety and success compared with three other techniques, researchers in Italy say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - June 7, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Surgeons removed 4,100 gallstones from Indian man's body
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT The stones, which measured between 2mm and 4mm, took two-and-a-half hours for surgeons at Krishna Hospital in Nashik, India, to remove. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gallstones (Pain, Symptoms, Causes, Diet, and Treatment)
Title: Gallstones (Pain, Symptoms, Causes, Diet, and Treatment)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/27/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - April 27, 2018 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Study links pancreatitis to triglycerides, gallstones, alcohol abuse in minorities
Pancreatitis has been linked to severe levels of triglycerides, alcohol abuse and gallstones, according to a study focused on minorities. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pancreatitis in minorities linked to triglycerides, gallstones, alcohol abuse
(Loyola University Health System) Pancreatitis in ethnic minorities is linked to very high levels of triglycerides and the risk is further increased by alcohol abuse and gallstones, according to a study published in the journal Endocrine Practice. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Protect against gallstones with vitamin E, new study suggests
(Natural News) You’re on your way to work or school when you feel this stabbing pain in your abdomen. You stop cold in your tracks, and clutch the painful part of your body, wishing the agony would end. It doesn’t. You miss work and school and head to the doctor’s clinic instead. He administers tests,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the natural ways to get rid of gallstones?
A look at natural remedies to get rid of gallstones, a common complaint that causes pain in the gallbladder. Included is detail on when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Cholecystectomy: Before or After Gastric Bypass? Cholecystectomy: Before or After Gastric Bypass?
Dr Lowenfels comments on a study comparing complication rates in patients having gallstones removed before and after undergoing a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedure.Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

Dr Martin Scurr answers readers' questions on gallstones  
Dr Martin Scurr answers a question from a man who recently realised he had a gallstone. The man says the gallstone isn't causing him any issues but wants to know if he should do anything about it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Veteran with gallstones was dismissed as a cocaine addict
US Navy veteran Eric Walker, 47, was admitted to the emergency room at Dorn Veterans Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina, with severe abdominal pains. He was dismissed an hour later. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Biliary colic: Causes and treatment
Biliary colic can happen when a gallstone blocks a bile duct, causing intense stomach pain. It is also known as a gallstone attack or gallbladder attack. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Doctors remove 148 gallstones from a woman in India
Last week Huma Bai, who is believed to be between 40 and 50 years old, was admitted to Jeevan Jyoti Hospital in Madhya Pradesh, India, where doctors found a cluster of stones in her gallbladder. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan:The Mahreeb - Natural Treatment for Gallstones
[SudaNow] Ehsan Mohammed Ali, was a high school student in Rosiers town of Sudan's Blue Nile State. It was at the school day time that she began suffering from acute colic. When taken to hospital for medical checkup, and upon diagnosis, doctors discovered gallstones within and outside her urinary tracks. A surgical intervention was required, including a surgery or a lithotripsy. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

What is DIOS?
Discussion Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an autosomal recessive disorder caused by mutations in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane receptor (CFTR). It is found in the epithelium of the bronchi, intestine, pancreatic duct and biliary tree. It regulates chloride, bicarbonate and water secretion. The heterozygous state helps prevent against secretory diarrhea, but the homozygous state causes thickened secretions in the hollow tubes of the lungs and digestive tract. There are multiple mutations (> 2000) which have been currently classified into classes depending on their protein production and activity. CF patients generally are l...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 18, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Timing Matters When Patients Need Gallstone and Weight Loss Surgeries Timing Matters When Patients Need Gallstone and Weight Loss Surgeries
Obese patients who need to have their gallbladder removed and also need weight-loss surgery may have fewer complications if they get the gallbladder procedure first, a Swedish study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - November 17, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Timing matters when patients need gallstone and weight-loss surgeries
(Reuters Health) - Obese patients who need to have their gallbladder removed and also need weight-loss surgery may have fewer complications if they get the gallbladder procedure first, a Swedish study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Timing of gallbladder and weight loss surgery may help prevent complications
(Wiley) There is a strong association between obesity and gallstones; however, there is no clear evidence regarding the optimal order of gastric bypass surgery and gallbladder surgery (cholecystectomy) when both procedures are clinically indicated. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Stomach pain for hours? Symptom could be caused by THIS trendy spice
STOMACH - or abdominal - pain could be caused by gallstones, which may be triggered by consuming too much turmeric in your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Choledocholithiasis: Causes, symptoms, and diagnosis
Choledocholithiasis is when a gallstone becomes stuck in one of the ducts of the bile system. Learn about the causes, risk factors, and treatments. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology / Nephrology Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Gallstone Images / Sleep Objects, Wedging & Infant Deaths / Manhattan Primary Care Opportunity (FREE)
By the Editors Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today:NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Image in Clinical Medicine: A 60-year-old man presented with … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - August 2, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Sewage Saved This Man's Life. Someday It Could Save Yours.
When Thomas Patterson woke up from a two-month coma in March 2016, he learned two things he couldn’t believe: Donald Trump was soon to become the Republican nominee for president, and his wife, Steffanie Strathdee, had saved him from dying of an antibiotic-resistant superbug by injecting him with viruses harvested from sewage. It took a lot of convincing for him to accept these weren’t just more hallucinations. Patterson and Strathdee met while serving on a National Institutes of Health grant review panel almost 16 years ago. Strathdee doesn’t usually find review panels a riveting experience, but when she...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sewage Saved This Man's Life. Someday It Could Save Yours.
This article has been updated to amend overstatements of the length of time it took the Texas A&M team to secure the phages they sent to Patterson, as well as the number of researchers to whom Strathdee reached out. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - May 11, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Is Surgery Always Necessary for Gallstones?
Title: Is Surgery Always Necessary for Gallstones?Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/7/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/10/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - April 10, 2017 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Is Surgery Always Necessary for Gallstones?
Study found some people with gallstone pancreatitis are OK years later even without gallbladder removal (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Surgery for gallstones may not be necessary for all patients
The standard treatment for gallstones is surgery to remove the gallbladder, but a new study suggests some patients may not need to have the organ removed. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Surgery Always Necessary for Gallstones?
Study found some people with gallstone pancreatitis are OK years later even without gallbladder removal Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Gallstones, Surgery (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - April 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Surgery Always Necessary for Gallstones?
FRIDAY, April 7, 2017 -- Gallbladder removal may not always necessary for gallstone pancreatitis, a new study suggests. Gallstone pancreatitis occurs when one or more gallstones gets stuck in a duct in the pancreas. This blocks pancreatic enzymes... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 7, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: Bewildering Black Gallstones
(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: A 45-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with abdominal pain and vomiting. She reports constant pain radiating to her right shoulder for about six hours. She is febrile and the right upper quadrant of her abdomen is tender. Laboratory tests reveal leukocytosis, and an abdominal ultrasound reveals a thickening of the gallbladder wall and gallstones. She undergoes a laparoscopic cholecystectomy, and several black stones are removed. What medication is associated with the diagnosis behind the black gallstones? (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - March 20, 2017 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Study indicates promising new approach to prevent and treat cholesterol gallstones
A new study reports on a promising new approach to prevent and treat cholesterol gallstone disease (CGD) that reduces the biliary output of cholesterol via activation of receptors present in tissues of the liver and small intestine. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - March 14, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Study indicates promising new approach to prevent and treat cholesterol gallstones
(Elsevier Health Sciences) A new study in The American Journal of Pathology reports on a promising new approach to prevent and treat cholesterol gallstone disease (CGD) that reduces the biliary output of cholesterol via activation of receptors present in tissues of the liver and small intestine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 13, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Colectomy for Ulcerative Colitis Tied to Gallstone Disease Colectomy for Ulcerative Colitis Tied to Gallstone Disease
The risk of gallstone disease is increased following colectomy for ulcerative colitis, researchers have found.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 11, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

The Affliction That Could Save Your Life
I have an affliction. I have no disease, no illness. I want to help people; that's my affliction. In becoming a nutritionist and discovering why people really do get sick and obese, I was eager to learn all I could in order to help the light bulb go off in everyone's head as to how to save themselves. But over the years I find it's not that easy. No, it is easy for people to save themselves once they know how; it's not easy for them to want to do it. You can lead a horse to water but you can't make them drink; they much prefer the Kool-Aid, literally. Yes, I have found that people do not want to either change or be told...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Better late than never as they say! – Karron ’ s story
The post Better late than never as they say! – Karron’s story appeared first on Hysterectomy Association. I write this story some 6 months after my hysterectomy, I was one of those people that used to pop in and read all the stories, which I must confess really helped me, especially the hints and the special things that would help. So here is my story. Sorry it is late. I presented at A&E this time last year with gallstone pancreatitis seriously ill, at the time the medics found I had a mass in my womb, which I did not know about, I just thought I had a bulky tummy. Turns out my womb was full of fibroids, t...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - December 8, 2016 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Tags: Your Stories fibroids Source Type: news

Patient overcomes rare acute necrotizing pancreatitis
Larry Jacob got the call every parent fears. His daughter was sick, away at college and needed help. Mr. Jacob left his home in the Chicago suburbs and was driving to Western Illinois University when he suddenly doubled over in pain. He called an ambulance and was taken to a local hospital, where he was treated for pancreatitis, which is a painful condition most commonly caused by gallstones developing and becoming lodged in the bile duct. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - September 15, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

History of gallstones may signal higher risk of heart disease
(Reuters Health) - People who have had gallstone disease are more likely than others to develop coronary heart disease, according to a large analysis of past studies. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Gallbladder Disease: What You Need to Know
The gallbladder can be affected by diseases such as gallstones and cholecystitis. Learn about their diagnosis, treatment, and prevention with this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news