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2014-08-01 23:04:42

A colonoscopy specialist from La Peer Health Systems in Beverly Hills responds to a new study linking carbohydrates to colon cancer. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 A new study published in the journal Cell has found that carbohydrates may contribute to the development of colorectal cancer in patients who are already genetically predisposed to the disease. The study was authored by Alberto Martin of the University of Toronto. In it, carbohydrates were found to cause intestinal...

2014-07-31 23:13:51

Surgeons at La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles explain how George W. Bush’s knee replacement surgery highlights the of advantages total knee replacement. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 According to a report by Fox News, former president George W. Bush recently underwent partial knee replacement surgery on his left knee. This follows partial replacement of his right knee less than two months earlier. The story also reports that Bush was able to ride his mountain bike between...

2014-07-30 23:08:37

La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles, California is proud to welcome two new doctors to its team of medical experts. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 As a leading outpatient surgery clinic in Southern California, La Peer Health Systems boasts over 50 of the best physicians across fourteen medical departments. The new doctors joining the La Peer Health Systems’ team are Dr. Benjamin Basseri and Dr. Marc D. Makhani, both gastroenterologists. About Dr. Basseri Benjamin Basseri, MD,...

2014-07-29 23:08:58

Gynecologic surgeons at La Peer Health Systems respond to the recent news that a watermelon-sized fibroid was surgically removed from a woman in India. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 According to an article in the Daily Mail, the world’s largest uterine fibroid was recently removed from a 52 year old woman in India. The surgery took over 3 hours. The woman, identified only as Latha, reportedly had no idea that she had such a large tumor growing inside her. She had been...

2014-06-05 23:11:05

Orthopedic surgeons at La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles discuss a promising new treatment for shoulder pain. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 New research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggests that shock wave therapy may soon be able to help patients relieve shoulder pain due to rotator cuff tendinitis. The research involved scientists at Tufts Medical Center reviewing 28 clinical trials to determine how effective shock wave therapy can be. The results suggest...

2014-05-28 23:01:39

Steven W. Meier, MD, a surgeon at La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles, is now offering a variety of procedures to help preserve the body’s natural joints and delay the need for joint replacement surgery. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Over time, our joints can degenerate. Whether due to injury, or the natural wear-and-tear of age, few people over the age of 20 have perfectly functioning joints. Sometimes, as time goes on, arthritis may develop, and unfortunately, may progress...

2014-05-26 23:02:43

Peyman Banooni, MD, a gynecologist at La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles, explains heavy bleeding during menopause and other causes of menorrhagia. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 A recent study by researchers at the University of Michigan has shown that it’s actually common for women going through menopause to experience changes in their period. This can include prolonged bleeding, spotting, and heavy bleeding. The study is titled “Menstruation and Menopausal Transition”...

2014-05-23 23:06:30

Beverly Hills retinal ophthalmologist, David J. Parks, MD has been named a top doctor for his outstanding work in the field of ophthalmology. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Los Angeles retinal ophthalmologist David J. Parks, MD has been awarded the designation of “top doctor” for the 11th consecutive year by Castle Connolly Medical Lmtd. Castle Connolly is one of America’s leading sources for identifying the top doctors in the country. In addition to Cedars-Sinai Medical...

2014-05-20 23:09:46

Surgeon from La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles announces he will be traveling to Guatemala in May to provide care for underserved communities. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Dr. Babak Larian of La Peer Health Systems will soon be traveling to Guatemala as part of a team of 110 healthcare professionals. The goal of the trip is to provide medical care to over 2,000 patients in the area of Chichicastenango. While there, the team hopes to perform 130 surgeries and 200 dental procedures. All...

2014-05-13 23:08:53

Shahah Mehdizadeh, MD, a La Peer Health Systems Gastroenterologist discusses the sharp drop in colon cancer rates over the last decade that are likely due to the increase in colonoscopy procedures. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 According to a new report written by the American Cancer Society, those over the age of 50 have experienced a 30% drop in colon cancer rates over the last decade. This drastic shift, explains Shaha Mehdizadeh, MD, a board-certified gastroenterologist at...


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