Tag: "gallstone" at biology news
Research team discovers gallstone gene
...For those affected, the likelihood of developing a gallstone
in the course of their life is two to three times ...st three or four other gene variants that increase gallstone
risk," says the medical scientist....
JCI Table of contents August 1, 2005
...ded some benefits to the mice including absence of gallstone
formation, and control of body weight and cholesterol levels, suggesting future clinical potential of the beta Klotho system. In a related commentary, Antonio Moschetta and Steven Kliewer write, "These findings highlight the central role of beta Kl...
Studies suggest promising new directions for gallstone treatment
...omising experimental compound prevents cholesterol gallstone
disease in mice by stimulating the biochemical pat... on a diet that would normally produce cholesterol gallstone
disease, showed no trace of the disease." Gallstones are formed by a disruption in the normal balanc...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Oct. 5, 2004
... study of 45,756 men without initial gallstones or gallstone
disease finds that the men who ate the most unsaturated fats were 18 percent less likely to develop gallstones than the men who ate the least unsaturated fat (Article, p.514). Unsaturated fats include both monounsaturated fatty acids and polyun...