Latest Edward Livingston Stories

2010-02-10 08:49:27

Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding surgery can effectively treat obesity in adolescents and seems to offer a better alternative than gastric bypass surgery, but further study is needed to determine whether it's better than nonsurgical options.

2010-01-19 07:30:00

Appendicitis may be caused by undetermined viral infection or infections.

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.

Word of the Day
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.