Quantcast
Last updated on April 24, 2014 at 17:35 EDT

Latest obstetric cholestasis Stories

2011-08-02 12:19:13

A synthesised compound which is also found in bear bile could help prevent disturbances in the heart's normal rhythm, according to research published today in the journal Hepatology by a team from Imperial College London. Ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) is manufactured as a drug to decrease production of cholesterol in the body and to dissolve gallstones. It is also present in many traditional Chinese medicines made from bear bile. The new study suggests it could also potentially treat abnormal...