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13 May
Gallstones Can Warn of Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Gallstones Can Warn of Pancreatic Cancer Risk

A diagnosis of pancreatic cancer may feel like a death sentence because this fast-moving disease is often discovered at a later stage, when it's harder to treat.

Now, a new study offers hope for earlier diagnosis, finding an association between recent

31 Oct
Sooner Is Usually Better for Gallbladder Surgery

Sooner Is Usually Better for Gallbladder Surgery

If someone is hospitalized for a painful gallbladder attack, new research suggests that surgery probably shouldn't wait.

Doctors may typically hold off on operating until gallbladder inflammation has gone down and antibiotics have started working on an infection. ...

09 Sep
Drink Coffee, Avoid Gallstones?

Drink Coffee, Avoid Gallstones?

To the many ways in which coffee seems to confer unexpected health benefits, add a lowered risk of painful gallstones.

After tracking nearly 105,000 Danes for an average of eight years, researchers found that those who downed more than six cups per day of the world's...

20 Feb
Pregnant Women Should Delay Gallbladder Surgery, Study Finds

Pregnant Women Should Delay Gallbladder Surgery, Study Finds

Expectant mothers are susceptible to developing gallstones, but gallbladder removal surgery during pregnancy can be risky, researchers say.

In a new study, researchers found that women who had their gallbladder removed during pregnancy were more likely to have a long...