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BMI Linked To Gallstones
2013-07-12 04:31:00

Individuals with elevated body mass index levels appear to be at greater risk of developing gallstones, according to new research appearing in a recent edition of Hepatology, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.

2013-03-18 20:44:01

Oral estrogen therapy for menopausal women is associated with an increased risk of gallbladder surgery.

2013-02-21 23:02:31

People who don’t know how to cleanse their liver gallbladder and are concerned about this organ’s intoxication related issues have many reasons to thank the website BalancedHealthToday.com.

2012-12-12 05:02:59

Gallbladder removal surgery can be avoided! BalancedHealthToday.com presents information on herbs and amino acids that can dissolve gallstones and rejuvenate the health of your gallbladder.

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2012-08-26 10:11:43

Gallstones, historically an adult problem, have been showing up in teenagers in an ever increasing rate, directly linked to obesity.

2012-06-28 12:35:14

A diet rich in vegetables could help stave off the development of the serious condition acute pancreatitis.

2012-03-08 19:15:00

A surgical team at Beaumont Hospital, Troy performed Michigan’s first single-incision, robotic-assisted gallbladder removal surgery (laparoscopic cholecystectomy) on Wednesday, Feb.

2012-01-18 13:16:32

For more than 100 years, the traditional treatment for the painful growths called gallstones has been removal of the gallbladder, or cholecystectomy.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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