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2011-03-09 23:01:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BARRX Medical, Inc., a leader in developing minimally invasive medical devices to remove precancerous tissue from the gastrointestinal tract, reported today that the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) has issued the AGA Medical Position Statement on the Treatment of Barrett's Esophagus. The guideline recommends removal of precancerous cells in patients with confirmed high-grade Barrett's esophagus utilizing endoscopic eradication...

2011-03-08 15:23:04

Metabolomics is a post-genomic research field for analysis of low molecular weight compounds in biological systems, and its approaches offer an analysis of metabolite level changes in biological samples. Recently, metabolomic method has shown great potentials in identifying the new diagnostic markers and therapeutic targets for cancers. However, metabolomic studies on cancer metastasis remain scarce. A research article to be published on February 14, 2011 in the World Journal of...

2011-03-01 00:00:01

Patients that underwent gastric bypass surgery were able to reduce the size of a ballooning left ventricle caused by obesity. San Antonio, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) February 27, 2011 A new report from the Journal of the American College of Cardiology reports that patients who had received gastric bypass surgery not only lost weight but had maintained healthier cardiac health, while also reducing previous cardiac complications spurred by obesity. Often times when a patient is obese, an increase in...

2011-02-26 00:00:02

Patients that underwent Gastric Bypass Surgery saw improvements in their sex lives. San Antonio, Texas (Vocus/PRWEB) February 24, 2011 Nearly 60% of severely obese women suffer from sexual dysfunction brought on by weight. A new study finds that women who undergo Gastric Bypass Surgery, a procedure performed at Texas Bariatric Specialists can have significant improvements in not only their weight but also all aspects of sexual function. Research presented at the annual meeting of the...

2011-02-23 00:00:42

Patients that undergo Gastric Sleeve Gastrectomy are shown to have fewer to no complications or birth defects during pregnancy as shown in a new study by the Journal of the American Medical Association. San Antonio, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) February 21, 2011 As the numbers for Obesity in the US grow larger, one concern many women are facing is their health during a pregnancy. The Gastric Sleeve (or Lap Sleeve) is the latest procedure to counter severe obesity and is offered at Texas Bariatric...

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2011-02-22 06:15:00

People who undergo gastric bypass surgery enjoy better long-term health outcomes -- including greater weight loss, resolution of diabetes and improved quality of life -- than those treated with Allergan Inc.'s Lap-Band device, according to two reports published in the February issue of Archives of Surgery. "It's a dramatic difference," said Dr. Guilherme Campos of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine in Madison, lead author of one of the studies. Complication rates for the two most...

2011-02-21 20:55:34

Gastric bypass surgery appears to lead to better long-term results including greater weight loss, resolution of diabetes and improved quality of life compared with sleeve gastrectomy and "lap-band" surgery, according to two reports in the February issue of Archives of Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. "Obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus are currently two of the most common chronic, debilitating diseases in Western countries," the authors write as background information in one of...

2011-02-04 11:55:26

American Cancer Society report released on World Cancer Day A new American Cancer Society report says cancers associated with lifestyles and behaviors related to economic development, including lung, breast, and colorectal cancers, will continue to rise in developing countries if preventive measures are not widely applied. The finding comes from the second edition of Global Cancer Facts & Figures and its academic publication, Global Cancer Statistics, published in CA: A Cancer Journal for...

2011-02-02 15:42:08

HelicoVax vaccine targets H. pylori     * When delivered intranasally, vaccine was found to be more effective    * Funding will support future clinical trials to test effectiveness in humans A new study led by researchers at Rhode Island Hospital in collaboration with the University of Rhode Island (URI) and EpiVax. Inc, a privately owned vaccine development company in Providence, RI, has identified a potential vaccine capable of reducing colonization of...

2011-01-30 00:29:17

Popular Mexico Weight Loss Surgery Center Has Performed More Than 200 New Restrictive Gastric Plication Weight Loss Surgery Procedures with US Patients San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2011 Internationally well-regarded weight loss surgery center Hospital Angeles Tijuana offers a bi-monthly webcast series for patients interested in learning more about the benefits of the innovative new restrictive weight loss surgery procedure gastric plication. Gastric Plication (also called...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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