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2014-09-04 08:31:32

Rates Higher in South, and Among Blacks, Latinos and Low-Income Americans WASHINGTON, Sept.

Lap-Band procedure
2014-09-04 03:00:35

The number of bariatric surgeries done each year in the United States has ballooned. Now, in an August 27 state-of-the-art review in The BMJ and a September 3 editorial in JAMA, David Arterburn, MD, MPH, weighs the evidence on the benefits and risks of the various types of this surgery.

spinach extract
2014-09-04 08:09:09

A spinach extract containing green leaf membranes called thylakoids decreases hedonic hunger with up to 95% - and increases weight loss with 43%. This has been shown in a recently published long-term human study at Lund University in Sweden.

2014-09-03 08:32:46

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnteroMedics Inc.

2014-09-02 12:29:17

New campaign calls on public to engage on obesity crisis, celebrate kids' efforts to be healthy DETROIT, Sept.

2014-09-02 08:30:58

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Obesity crisis prompts Mexico Bariatric Center, a leader in affordable weight loss surgeries, to offer a free informative seminar in Austin, TX.

2014-08-29 20:22:20

A new study finds that increased brain function can be added to the list of health benefits derived from the sort of bariatric surgeries performed at Dr.

2014-08-28 23:15:54

Simply G Media Network today announces the release of an interview with Founder of Mission G GJ Reynolds on Simply G Radio Show with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. New

2014-08-28 08:28:32

Analysis of post-market experience using the ReShape(TM) Integrated Dual Balloon System in Spain to be highlighted at IFSO 2014 World Congress MONTREAL and SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Aug.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
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