Tag: "gallbladder" at biology news
Veterans with Gulf War syndrome have damage in specific, primitive portion of nervous system
...for nearly half of the typical symptoms including gallbladder
disease, unrefreshing sleep, depression, joint pai...currently available online. "The high rate of gallbladder
disease in these men, reported in a previous study, is particularly disturbing because typically wom...
Secondary complications and restoration of function in SCI
...e of abnormalities in the liver, pancreas, spleen, gallbladder
and kidney. However, no specific interventions, such as liver biopsy, had resulted from the detection of the abnormalities. The researchers argue against routine ultrasound of chronic SCI patients....
UCLA School of Medicine and Computer Motion Inc. win $2 million federal award to collaborate on development of world's first telemedicine surgical training system
...operating from a console in New York to remove the gallbladder
of a patient located in France. This could be the worlds first tele-collaborative surgical system. We hope to develop a program that mimics a flight simulator to help train future surgeons, said Dr. E. Carmack Holmes, professor and chairman of the d...
UCSF researchers find link between vitamin C and gallbladder disease
... known as ascorbic acid, and the prevalence of gallbladder
disease and undetected gallstones in women. In ad...supplements had a lower prevalence of clinical gallbladder
disease. The study appears in the latest issue of Archives of Internal Medicine. "Alt...
Learning how organs tell left from right
...normally reside on the left side and the liver and gallbladder
are onthe right. Furthermore, the organs themselves are asymmetrical. Understanding how genes control the shape and spatial orientation of organsis one of the goals of developmental biologists. In the mouse as in othervertebrates, cells begin receiv...
Maryland's Death Rate For Pancreatic Cancer Surgery Reduced By Medical Regionalization
...um and sometimes part of the stomach as well asthe gallbladder
and distal biliary tree. It is a procedure fraught withtechnical challenges and risks. In fact, according to medical studies, prior to1980, the in-hospital mortality for this operation in the United States was morethan 20 percent....