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2008-12-16 07:55:00

A new study comparing the long-term results of weight loss with and without gastric surgery found no difference in the ability of obese people to maintain their weight loss.

2008-09-08 12:00:41

Insurers recover their costs for bariatric surgery in two to four years depending on the type of surgery that is performed, according to a new study published today in The American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC), a peer-reviewed journal on health outcomes research.

2008-06-25 21:00:59

By Pam McLoughlin I have had to work pretty hard to talk the occasional patient into bariatric surgery; going "under the knife" is always scary. In general, I work pretty hard to talk our society out of it.

2008-06-24 02:29:21

Weight-loss surgery can reduce the risk of cancer for seriously obese patients by more than 80 per cent, say researchers. A study of almost 7,000 patients found a strong association between bariatric surgery and protection from cancer.

2006-08-07 17:00:00

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Poor physical fitness may raise the odds of serious complications following obesity surgery, a new study suggests.

2006-06-29 14:15:00

By Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Obese teenagers who had surgery to shrink the size of their stomachs on average lost nearly half their weight in the four years after the procedure, according to a study presented on Thursday at a medical conference.

2006-06-29 13:28:59

By Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Obese teenagers who had surgery to shrink the size of their stomachs on average lost nearly half their weight in the four years after the procedure, according to a study presented on Thursday at a medical conference.


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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