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2008-10-28 09:00:07

Allina Hospitals & Clinics' Unity Hospital will present a live weight loss surgery on http://www.or-live.com/unityhospital/2151 at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30.

2008-09-22 21:00:30

U.S. parents are taking their children to Mexico for lower cost weight-loss surgery, a U.S. surgeon says. Gastric bypass and stomach banding typically cost half as much in Mexico as they do in the United States, but U.S.

2008-09-16 08:25:00

According to recent evidence, Gastric bypass surgery results in more successful weight loss than gastric banding.

2008-07-30 00:00:18

Two years ago Jane Crook was told she was too overweight to have children, so she took drastic action and had her stomach stapled.

2008-07-14 18:00:40

The first webcast of weight-loss surgery using a new gastric band will be presented by The Hospital of Central Connecticut and OR-Live on Aug 6 at 6 p.m. The procedure, utilizing the REALIZE(TM) Adjustable Gastric Band and the latest laparoscopic techniques, will be performed by Dr. Carlos Barba.

2008-06-19 09:01:10

NewHope Bariatrics announced today that the Medical Director of the NewHope Bariatrics Surgery Center, Stephen Malley, M.D., has performed his 1,000th LAP-BAND(R) System procedure - the safest, least invasive surgery available to treat severe obesity. Dr.

2008-04-08 09:04:07

LONG BRANCH, N.J., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Monmouth Medical Center has become one of the first hospitals in the United States and the only hospital in New Jersey to offer a new incisionless procedure to reverse weight gain after gastric bypass surgery.

2008-03-17 12:00:09

CINCINNATI, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Cincinnati Weight Loss Center, a member of the Synchrony Health Network, is one of the first weight loss surgery centers in the U.S. -- and the first in Ohio -- to offer a new Incisionless surgical procedure to reverse weight regain after gastric bypass surgery.

2008-03-10 09:01:29

The American Institute of Gastric Banding (AIGB) today announced that Jonathan Wecker has been named Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.