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(Science: gastroenterology, surgery) a solid formation in the gallbladder composed of cholesterol and bile salts. A calculus formed in the gall Bladder or its ducts.

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Life Without Gallstones

What we only know today is that with gallstone surgery, there is only one option which is gallbladder surgery that removes the gallbladder and gallstones through several small cuts in the abdomen. One of the side effects of gallbladder removal ...

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by gavind
Sun Dec 23, 2012 2:14 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Life Without Gallstones
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Views: 2496

How can I find out what version of CYP1A2 I have?

... of, it would appear, empirically validated health benefits of coffee including : Reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease and dementia, reduced risk of gallstone disease, reduced risk of Parkinson's disease, improved cognitive performance, analgesic enhancement, risk of diabetes mellitus type 2 by up ...

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by gstevenz
Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:30 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: How can I find out what version of CYP1A2 I have?
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Views: 3642

Stomach bloating and weight gain

... from the diet and exercise I was doing until I felt ill all the time, and partially from whatever is making me ill. I have been diagnosed with gallstones, and have had an ERCP to repair a malfunctioning sphincter of oddi (that's the connection between the main bile duct and the intestines.) ...

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by angeladw
Mon Nov 27, 2006 3:09 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 453
Views: 2917830

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