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(Medical Xpress) -- Patients seeking a weight-loss surgery that does not require an implanted device or permanent change to their anatomy, have a new clinical trial option at UC San Diego Health System. Santiago ...
Surgery Mar 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Surgery for obesity improves lives and may save money. There are two very commonly performed operations to treat morbid obesity in the UK but it is unclear which is the most effective and provides the greatest benefit for ...
Surgery Feb 27, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) and the Medical School of Hannover in Germany recently discovered how the botulinum neurotoxin, a potential bioterrorism agent, survives ...
Medical research Feb 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Blocking autophagy -- the process of "self-eating" within cells -- is turning out to be a viable way to enhance the effectiveness of a wide variety of cancer treatments.
Cancer Feb 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Noroviruses are believed to make up half of all food-borne disease outbreaks in the United States, causing incapacitating (and often violent) stomach flu. These notorious human pathogens are responsible for 90 percent of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Scientists at Emory University School of Medicine have identified a new group of compounds that may protect brain cells from inflammation linked to seizures and neurodegenerative diseases.
Neuroscience Feb 14, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Of 190 million obese Americans, approximately 10-15 percent engage in harmful binge eating. During single sittings, these over-eaters consume large servings of high-caloric foods. Sufferers contend with weight gain and depression ...
Health Feb 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Obesity and chronic liver disease can be triggered by a family of proteins that alter populations of microbes in the stomach, a discovery that suggests the condition may be infectious, ...
Medical research Feb 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
More than 30 percent of cancers can be prevented by lifestyle changes, the World Health Organization said Friday, on the eve of World Cancer Day.
Cancer Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Smoking doubles the risk of developing oesophageal cancer in people with Barrett's Oesophagus, according to scientists at Queen's University Belfast and the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry.
Cancer Jan 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- New research shows that men have serious issues and that talking about your body is no longer confined to women.
Health Jan 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The debate over the bacteria Helicobacter pylori continues as a new study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases shows that people carrying H. pylori have a reduced risk of diarrhea from other bacterial ...
Medical research Dec 27, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Adam Vasser would wake up at night choking on partially digested food and liquid. Stomach acid burned the delicate tissue of his throat. Id sleep really badly, he said.
Other Dec 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
People in Northern Ireland have a lower risk of developing some cancers than those living in the Republic of Ireland, according to the All-Ireland Cancer Atlas - a collaborative publication by the Northern Ireland Cancer ...
Cancer Dec 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new vaccine is being tested in the US that may protect against the norovirus, which causes "stomach flu" or acute viral gastroenteritis, that can occur in confined living settings such as cruise ships, ...
Medications Dec 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |