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2014-10-30 20:22:46

Laparoscopy Devices Market (Laparoscopes, Irrigation Systems, Insufflation Devices, Trocars, Sample Retrieval Bags, Wound Protectors, Internal Closure Devices, Gastric Bands, Hand-Assist Devices, and Energy Systems) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019 LONDON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Laparoscopy devices market report has been segmented on the basis of equipment, applications, and geography. A detailed analysis of factors such as...

2014-10-30 16:29:01

DUBLIN, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gc2mn9/global_bariatric) has announced the addition of the "Global Bariatric Surgery Devices Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gc2mn9/global_bariatric ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Obesity is a medical condition wherein there is an excess accumulation of body fat....

2014-10-27 16:27:12

Recent studies show that bariatric surgeries like those performed by Dr. Michael Feiz improve both mental and physical health LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Obesity has been recognized as a disease in itself, and it takes a significant toll on the body as well as the mind. Increased risks like diabetes, heart failure, and stroke make living with severe obesity a daily hazard that, on average, decreases life expectancy by twenty years. Such physical impairments are bad...

2014-10-27 16:24:35

Patients with less internalized weight bias experience greater weight loss DANVILLE, Pa., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Internal weight bias - or the negative feelings people have about their own weight - influence the success people have after undergoing weight loss surgery, according to a Geisinger research study to be published in the December issue of Obesity Surgery. The Geisinger study, which is currently available online, is considered the first and only study to...

2014-10-24 23:06:05

PatchMD partners with ObesityHelp, Inc. LAGUNA NlGUEL, Calif. (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Approximately 2,000,000 individuals have undergone weight loss surgery so far this century, with the number growing by about 200,000 per year. Different procedure types such as the RNY gastric bypass or the gastric sleeve involve both bypassing part of the absorptive area of the stomach along with physically limiting the size of the stomach. These procedures restrict overall caloric intake, thereby...

2014-10-23 20:29:39

Bariatric surgery performed under the expert care of Dr. Michael Feiz provides the results that save and transform lives. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's very well known by now that comedian and talk show star Rosie O'Donnell has lost more than fifty pounds thanks to bariatric surgery and absolutely glows with her new slimmed downed look. What many people missed, however, was the fact that Ms. O'Donnell has been very vocal about the fact that her decision to undergo a...

2014-10-20 16:24:54

ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Obesity affects individual patient care, the healthcare system and nearly every organ in the body. People with obesity often have other health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, certain tumors and cancers, and psychiatric disorders. However, the role of obesity in orthopaedic conditions and their treatment is less well-publicized. According to orthopaedic surgeon William M. Mihalko, MD, PhD, of Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics in...

2014-10-20 12:29:46

Medically-diagnosed as obese, weight loss clinic surgeon Dr. Sheih was able to successfully perform bariatric surgery on the teenagers. FORT MYERS, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Fort Myers teenage sisters, medically diagnosed as severely overweight, have successfully undergone adolescent bariatric surgery at Surgical Healing Arts Center in Ft. Myers. Moses K. Shieh, D.O., founder and one of two bariatric surgeons at the weight-loss clinic and bariatric surgery center,...

2014-10-18 23:00:55

Programs such as Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign and the National Football League's Fuel Up to Play 60 program have driven awareness of the negative effects associated with childhood obesity and such awareness has resulted in parents being more active in finding fitness programs for their children, resulting in revenue growth for the industry. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Children's Fitness Center Franchises industry...

2014-10-16 16:35:18

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Anti-Obesity Drugs in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company...


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