Latest Body shaping Stories

2009-05-27 07:35:00

LAS VEGAS, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Body shaping will be one of the main acts this year at THE Aesthetic Show(TM) in Las Vegas and Eleme Medical, a premier body shaping company, will be demonstrating the most effective cellulite-reduction and body sculpting procedures, SmoothShapes(R) and SmoothLipo(TM).

2009-04-28 23:01:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by HHS' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality found that the average rate of post-surgical and other complications in patients who have obesity surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, declined 21 percent between 2002 and 2006.

2009-04-21 07:57:18

According to US researchers, hospital-appointed bariatric surgery "centers of excellence" suffer as many complications and fatalities from weight-loss procedures as other medical facilities engaging in these operations, Reuters accounted on Monday.

2009-03-19 08:00:00

Body shaping (through circumferential reduction) treatment by Syneron(TM) exposed as celebrity beauty secret IRVINE, Calif., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Khloe Kardashian, celebrity and star of the E! show Keeping up with the Kardashians, receives the VelaShape(TM) (http://velashape.com) treatment for cellulite reduction and body contouring through circumferential reduction during the March 22 episode airing at 10/9c.

2009-02-20 12:00:00

LEXINGTON, Ky., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Bariatric surgeons at Central Baptist Hospital made U.S. medical history Feb. 16 by performing a groundbreaking bariatric procedure to decrease the capacity of a patient's stomach without making a single incision into her body.

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.

Word of the Day
  • 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'.