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2015-04-07 20:22:53

While a minority of gastric band patients have found success with the procedure, vast majority would be better off having the bands removed as soon as possible. LOS ANGELES, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-04-06 12:31:42

Tonya Dowd Named Vice President of Reimbursement ST. PAUL, Minn., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EnteroMedics Inc.

2015-03-31 23:07:55

For bariatric health professionals who want better results for their patients and a faster return on their investment, Rice Lake introduces its multi-frequency body composition analyzer at Obesity

2015-03-31 16:30:29

Jared Sullinger's difficulties shedding pounds may illustrate the role of hormones and other metabolic factors in weight issues, points out Dr.

2015-03-30 12:27:25

Guidelines stress benefits of growth monitoring and the role of family doctors in addressing current trends OTTAWA, March 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Today the

2015-03-26 16:32:32

SAN DIEGO, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.

2015-03-24 16:27:13

Procedures like those performed by Beverly Hills Physicians, have been shown to dramatically improve a person's life....but by just how much? LOS ANGELES, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-03-24 12:32:26

The recommendation for teenagers in the U.S. and abroad to undergo weight loss surgery is rising.

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2015-03-21 16:47:12

Absence makes the stomach grow fonder.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.