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2014-08-13 08:26:49

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardium Therapeutics, an operating unit of Taxus Cardium Pharmaceuticals Group Inc. (Trading Symbol: CRXM) today announced the publication of a review article in the Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology that concludes a gene therapy product promoting the growth of blood vessels is "highly warranted" to treat about 1 million U.S. heart-disease patients and 6 million more worldwide who are either ineligible or poor candidates for traditional...

2014-02-06 16:27:00

DUBLIN, February 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m3grkg/2013_india ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the Indian Procedure Volumes Database" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m3grkg/2013_india ] directory to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This in-depth procedure volumes database quantifies current and forecast (2010-2017) procedure...

2013-12-27 23:02:57

oBand Centers is offering a costless weight loss seminar to people who are desirous of getting a LAP-BAND surgery done. The offer is valid for the month of December only. Hollywood, Los Angeles (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 To give an insight in to what LAP-BAND surgery is oBand Centers is offering costless weight loss seminar to people who are desirous of getting this surgery done. The offer is valid for the month of December only and it can be availed by patients who have PPO, POS and open...

2013-09-18 23:21:17

Bariatric surgeon Dr. Castaneda has launched a new website dedicated to patients in need of weight loss surgery. He has performed over 5000 surgeries improving the lives of patients suffering from obesity, diabetes and serious weight related illnesses. Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Obesity has quickly become a global problem with no signs of slowing down. Although there's a wide range of cosmetic products and surgery procedures available to tackle this issue,...

2013-08-08 23:20:07

The Journal of Endovascular Therapy features an article which analyzed over 5000 studies to decide which of two options, open bypass surgery or endovascular repair, is preferable for treating severe cases of Aortoiliac occlusive disease (AIOD). The authors concluded that AIOD should be tackled through surgery because five years after treatment, patients who had undergone surgery had fewer issues with blocked lower-body arteries; the authors contend that this outcome overrides other...

2013-01-22 23:02:26

Dr. Nilesh A. Patel of Texas Bariatric Specialists (TBS) announced today a break-through finding in that the gastric bypass procedure he performed on Greg Martinez of Kerrville, TX enabled Mr. Martinez to successfully end his potentially deadly alcohol and painkiller cycle, as well as his high cholesterol and diabetes symptoms. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 Dr. Nilesh A. Patel of Texas Bariatric Specialists (TBS) announced today a break-through finding in that the gastric bypass...

2012-12-21 05:01:50

A better understanding of the severity or spectrum of complications and the predictors after gastric bypass can be used to develop strategies to prevent complications, thereby improving overall results of weight-loss surgeries. Portland, OR (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 More than one third of adults in the United States are obese. Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer. Dr. Julie J. Kim, a board-certified general surgeon and...

2012-10-22 14:17:15

Teenagers with severe obesity can benefit from gastric bypass surgery just as much as adults. A study by Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden and Karolinska Institutet, Sweden found that 81 teenagers lost an average of 96.8 pounds following surgery, significantly improving their health and quality of life. The study, published by the International Journal of Obesity, involved eighty-one 13-18 year-olds who had gastric bypass surgery, which had previously been performed on...

Substance Abuse Can Result From Weight Loss Surgery
2012-10-16 13:10:18

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study published by Archives of Surgery, patients who undergo weight loss surgery are at an increased risk for substance use. The researchers found that patients who underwent surgery such as laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery were at an increased risk for alcohol use, drug use and cigarette smoking. "Studies have shown that drugs, alcohol, and food trigger similar responses in the brain and that...

2012-08-30 23:04:34

Customers in Canada can now order gastric bypass supplements online North Dartmouth, MA (PRWEB) August 29, 2012 Gastric Bypass Supplements, a leading provider of supplements designed for pre- and post-bariatric surgery patients, has announced the availability of shipping to Canada. The announcement extends the company´s reach, allowing more customers to take advantage of its wide selection of gastric supplements. Orders shipped to Canada will be processed via USPS Priority Mail...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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