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2011-07-28 10:55:00

Gastric bypass surgery, once a procedure of last resort for obese patients is quickly becoming an accepted and mainstream procedure used by patients to eat less, lose weight and become healthier.

2011-07-21 07:00:02

In the largest study of its kind, researchers say different populations of people need different therapies to get rid of H pylori, which is the primary cause of gastric cancer.

2011-07-20 12:24:52

Helicobacter pylori, the bacterium known to cause peptic ulcers, is also the primary cause of gastric cancer, which is a leading cancer killer globally.

2011-07-05 23:19:31

Patients with gastric tumours in their stomach will no longer have to suffer an eight-hour long surgery, but instead can look forward to a short day surgery which last a few minutes to an hour without the need for hospitalisation.

2011-06-27 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A paper has recently been published by the American Heart Association based on expert review of recent scientific studies, which states that for some portions of severely and morbidly obese population weight loss surgery can result in long term weight loss and significant benefits in cardiac and other obesity-related risks.

2011-06-21 07:27:29

Patients with Barrett's esophagus may have a lower risk of esophageal cancer than previously thought, according to this study.

2011-06-17 06:52:00

ORLANDO, Fla., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ReShape Medical®, Inc. today announces results of its U.S. Phase 1 investigational clinical study.

2011-06-17 01:50:22

Patients with Barrett's esophagus may have a lower risk of esophageal cancer than previously reported.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.