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2014-08-01 00:21:06

From curing type 2 diabetes to preventing strokes and heart attacks, to improving people's personal and professional lives, leading surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz has seen bariatric benefits first hand LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone who has been paying attention to the press coverage of weight loss medicine can't help but notice a growing medical and scientific consensus regarding bariatric surgeries. They work, and they work very well. Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. is...

2014-07-31 16:28:14

Dr. Feiz and Associates suggests facts that can help persuade concerned loved ones that weight loss surgery is worth serious consideration LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Feiz and Associates has found that some individuals who are seriously interested in having a weight loss surgery are struggling with getting approval from their loved ones. Simply listing the increasingly well-documented benefits of weight surgery is not doing the trick, it seems. Some significant...

2014-07-30 20:23:04

A single procedure with renowned bariatric surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz can add many years to your life...and much life to your years! LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most frequent worries leading bariatric surgeon Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. hears when people come to his office seeking weight loss surgery is that they fear they will pass away early and have less time to spend with their children, or fail to accomplish important life goals. Their concern is...

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...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'