If your doctor thinks you might have gallstones, you will likely have further testing—most likely imaging, like an ultrasound or computerized tomography (CT) scan. This is to confirm their suspicions and to potentially help rule out any other conditions that could instead be at play.
Through a mechanism that has not yet been identified, coffee offers protection against gallstone disease.
As worldwide coronavirus-related deaths tip a quarter of a million, a concerning trend is surfacing in the medical literature: high rates of obesity in groups of patients with severe or life-threatening COVID-19.
Lockdowns implemented across the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic have negatively impacted diet, sleep and physical activity among children with obesity, according to University at Buffalo research.
Experts advise a balanced low carbohydrate approach, comprised of high-fiber carbohydrates, optimal protein and healthy fats