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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 the...

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.

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.

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.

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.

2011-02-04 11:55:26

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.

2011-02-02 15:42:08

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 Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) -- a known cause of gastritis, ulcer disease and cancer.

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.

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.

2011-01-18 19:10:38

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.

Word of the Day
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.