Latest gallstones Stories

2011-07-07 19:08:09

Nature sees to it that we do not have "too much choler" (bile) in our body.

2011-05-09 13:51:46

Research being presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) offers further evidence that diet affects gastrointestinal illnesses, such as gallstones and celiac disease, and that some patients who think their digestive problems are caused by lactose intolerance are actually reacting to a psychological disorder.

2010-02-22 16:33:38

A new study suggests that the bacteria that cause typhoid fever collect in tiny but persistent communities on gallstones, making the infection particularly hard to fight in so-called “carriers” – people who have the disease but show no symptoms.

2009-11-11 17:06:25

Use of the cholesterol-lowering drugs statins for more than a year is associated with a reduced risk of having gallstones requiring surgery.

2009-10-14 16:30:00

Delays contribute to unnecessary ER visits and additional imaging services CHICAGO, Oct.

2009-06-01 11:43:36

UK researchers say that drinking a moderate amount of alcohol protects against the development of gallstones.

2009-05-12 13:17:30

Although obesity and gallstones often go together, U.S. scientists say genetically modified mice fed high-fat food don't grow fat, but do develop gallstones. Washington University School of Medicine researchers in St.

2008-07-18 03:00:17

By Anonymous In addition to losing weight, avoiding saturated fats, and eating more fiber, adding more magnesium to the diet may also help alleviate gallstones.

2008-04-11 12:00:00

Looking for another good reason to eat your vegetables? Green leafy veggies are high in magnesium, and magnesium seems to be good for your gallbladder. A recent study in the American Journal of Gastroenterology showed that adequate magnesium consumption can reduce your risk of gallstones.

2007-08-03 09:20:00

By Cofer, Joseph B Dart, B W IV; Adams, David B; Gadacz, Thomas Quantitative cholescintigraphy with cholecystokinin injection is commonly used to assess patients without evidence of cholelithiasis but with functional biliary pain.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.