Thursday, March 23, 2006

Wider Waistline Higher Gallstone Risk

An expansion in woman’s waistline increase her risk of suffering from gallstones and needing surgery to remove them, a recent study published showed.

The study of more than 42, 000 women in the United States showed women with a waistline of 86cm or more were nearly twice as likely to require surgery to remove gallstones than slimmer females.

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