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2014-06-30 08:30:01

LUGANO, Switzerland, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exclusive distribution and licensing agreement signed for the commercialization of Helsinn's compound currently in development for the treatment of cancer anorexia-cachexia syndrome in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients Helsinn Group, the company focused on building quality cancer care, today announces that rights to anamorelin, its innovative ghrelin receptor agonist, have been granted in Turkey to GEN Ilac....

2014-06-23 08:28:08

BOSTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhythm announced today the presentation of results from a clinical trial that evaluated the effect of RM-493, the company's novel melanocortin 4 receptor (MC4R) agonist, on resting energy expenditure in obese subjects. Analysis of the data indicates that RM-493 increased resting energy expenditure significantly in this trial. The study results were presented by Monica Skarulis, MD, an investigator at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), at the...

2014-06-20 20:20:49

Dr. Michael Feiz, famed bariatric surgeon, knows that your outlook and your body are more connected than many people assume LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While many severely obese people are looking seriously into weight loss surgery, exploring the pros and cons of lap band vs. sleeve gastrectomy procedures, others are spending time blaming themselves for having the wrong attitude - and that's not helpful. We've all read the self-help articles that focus on a person's...

2014-05-18 23:00:44

Health News Wires provides important information about the benefits of natural appetite and hunger control supplements, including ingredients to look for in the best appetite control supplement. The video also shares ways to regulate production of the weight control hormones leptin and ghrelin. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 A new video from HealthNewsWires.com shares important details to consider when selecting the most effective natural appetite suppressant pills to curb hunger and...

2014-05-16 20:20:21

Renowned bariatric surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz is looking forward to a busy summer as patients seek solutions to obesity LOS ANGELES, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the phones of Dr. Michael Feiz's Southern California offices ring throughout the day, any thought of a Memorial Day or summer vacation seems a million miles away. A call regarding a past lap band at the doctor's Beverly Hills Office is followed by a prospective patient asking about a weight loss surgery at Marina Del Rey...

2014-05-13 16:29:23

Dr. Michael Feiz has been in the forefront of pointing out the importance of the formerly obscure hunger hormone recently mentioned by Rosie O'Donnell LOS ANGELES, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In our celebrity centric-world, it often feels as if nothing is really real until someone famous talks about it. That's why leading bariatric surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz is delighted that comedian Rosie O'Donnell has referred to a formerly little known hunger hormone which is increasingly figuring...

2014-05-08 04:21:51

Ob/Gyns -- Often on Front Lines When It Comes to Women and Weight Loss -- Intrigued by "Body-Reshaping" Formula Vysera(TM)-CLS CHICAGO, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surprisingly enough, many women who decide to wage war on their fat turn to their Ob/Gyn rather than obesity experts or bariatric specialists. Why? Because women place a lot of trust in their Ob/Gyn, which puts this group of doctors on the front lines when it comes to women and weight loss. That explains why so many of the...

2014-04-30 16:30:18

Obesity and type II diabetes are twin epidemics that can be successfully treated by having bariatric surgery in Los Angeles with Dr. Feiz LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Michael Feiz, MD, FACS, a double board-certified weight loss surgeon in Los Angeles, has seen numerous patients come in for consultations who have type II diabetes. Even more patients are pre-diabetic, or have a high risk of developing the devastating disease, which unfortunately often goes hand in...

2014-04-15 20:22:26

Dr. Michael Feiz spreads the word about the power of bariatric procedures on television and the Internet LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last February, many viewers learned for the first time about sleeve gastrectomy on The Doctors TV program through a personable and highly articulate physician. It was all just part of an ongoing awareness campaign being conducted by one the nation's most respected surgeons, Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. Millions of viewers watched him...

2014-04-07 16:25:39

Dr. Feiz and Associates help severely obese people remember that spring is the time for new beginnings LOS ANGELES, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you are obese, you probably know how spring holidays like Easter and Passover can be overwhelmed by concerns about overindulging in your favorite foods. Dr. Michael Feiz, a master of such delicate bariatric procedures as lap band to sleeve revision, would like to remind us that springtime holidays are much more so about new beginnings....


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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