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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...

2011-01-20 00:00:48

As 2011 starts, the number of forecasted bariatric surgery procedures is expected to increase by a significant percentage and with that Gastric Sleeve will challenge Gastric Bypass according to Texas Bariatric Specialists San Antonio, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) January 18, 2011 As 2011 begins, the number of forecasted bariatric surgery procedures is expected to increase by a significant percentage, thanks in part to new awareness given to surgical weight loss. Among these procedures is the Gastric...

2011-01-18 19:10:38

Feasibility study shows that a magnetic maneuverable capsule is safe and well-tolerated in the stomach of healthy volunteers A study from researchers in Germany showed that magnetic maneuvering of a modified capsule endoscope in the stomach of healthy volunteers under clinical conditions is safe, well-tolerated, and technically feasible. Maneuverability of the capsule within the stomach was excellent and visualization of the gastric mucosa, the inner lining of the stomach, was satisfactory in...

2011-01-13 09:13:00

DETROIT, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A clinical research study to develop a rapid and inexpensive blood screening test for the early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer has been launched by Henry Ford Health System and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. Funding for the study was provided by Sky Foundation, Inc., a local non-profit dedicated to raising awareness and funds for the early detection of pancreatic cancer. Henry Ford will recruit 300 patients to participate in this study...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin