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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....

2014-03-19 16:22:23

Informative videos use an expert's opinion to shed light on bariatric surgery, and how the lives of a mother and her adult daughters were forever changed. LOS ANGELES, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Those considering bariatric surgery in Southern California may wonder if it is the right choice for them. Board-certified bariatric surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz knows that while some people have a general idea of weight loss surgery in Marina Del Rey entails, many are still uninformed...

2014-02-28 20:23:34

BOSTON, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhythm announced today that Keith Gottesdiener, MD, CEO, will present a corporate update at the Cowen and Company 34(th) Annual Health Care Conference on Monday, March 3, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. EST at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. About Rhythm (www.rhythmtx.com)Rhythm is a biotechnology company developing peptide therapeutics that address unmet needs in metabolic diseases. Rhythm is developing the ghrelin peptide agonist, RM-131, for the...

2014-02-03 20:22:49

Whichever type of surgery a patient selects, Dr. Feiz and Associates is there to provide the best possible bariatric therapy for obesity LOS ANGELES, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With such proven and highly advanced procedures as gastric sleeve and lap band surgery transforming the lives of countless severely obese patients, never before have more viable weight loss options been available. While all surgeries have their benefits and concerns, Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. is here to...

2013-12-30 20:20:42

The latest research proves that the costs associated with being obese increase as body mass index rises, which typically exceeds the price of bariatric surgery LOS ANGELES, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As a preeminent expert in the field of obesity surgery, board-certified bariatric surgeon Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S, has personally seen the physical, emotional and financial toll that obesity takes on his patients. As a matter of fact, his knowledge has been reflected in a brand...

2013-12-11 23:25:14

The new article on the site Vkool.com covers16 health benefits of laughter that involve in physical, emotional, physiological, and psychological aspects. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 The new article on the website Vkool.com delivers useful health benefits of laughter that help people understand how laughter can improve their overall health naturally. This article is really suitable for those people who want to learn the health benefits of laughter and make use of a laughter...

2013-12-04 08:30:19

RENO, Nev., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Noise is a known factor for a loss of sleep and new studies show that sleep deprivation is linked to increases in obesity. Most people need between seven and eight hours of uninterrupted sleep a day. Being in a noisy environment can reduce the quantity and quality of a person's sleep cycle leading to a state of sleep deprivation. "There are some people who are more resistant to the effects of sleep deprivation than others," says Stuart...

2013-11-25 16:26:42

Facing the possibility of further health problems because of her diabetes, Michele Files took action, by undergoing bariatric surgery from Dr. Michael Feiz. LOS ANGELES, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tired of feeling tired, Michele Files knew she had to make a change. Her mother had died seven years prior from complications from type 2 diabetes, and she had been diagnosed with the same obesity-related illness. At her heaviest, Michele was carrying 260 pounds on her petite 5'1" frame....

2013-11-25 13:18:18

A new study reports that individuals who underwent embolization of the left gastric artery for gastrointestinal bleeding experienced a 7.9 percent decrease in body weight three months after the procedure. Results of the study, which offer a potential new avenue for obesity research, will be presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Transarterial embolization is a common interventional procedure used to treat a variety of medical...