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Experts stress 5 musts before weight loss surgery


July 10th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
NewDelhi, July 9 (IANS) Even as India and China top the global chart of obese and diabetic people, experts charted out five prerequisites for patients and surgeons before weight loss ... Read more...

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Fat lady seeks government aid for medical bill


March 27th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) A British woman wants the government to pay 14,000 pounds (about $22,370) required for her gastric band surgery as she has turned too fat to earn.Weighing ... Read more...

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Exercising beneficial for the obese


February 21st, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 21 (IANS) Exercise is beneficial for you, especially if you are obese or have diabetes, maintain researchers.Daniel Green professor at The University of Western Australia School of Sports ... Read more...

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UAE woman dies after weight-loss surgery


January 28th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Jan 28 (IANS) A 27-year-old woman in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has died after a weight-loss surgery at a hospital in Sharjah.Samah Mustafa, a mother of three, had ... Read more...

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135-kg Afghan girl of 13 has weight loss surgery in India


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A 13-year-old Afghan girl weighing 135 kg has found a solution to her morbid obesity in India. She has undergone a weight loss surgery at ... Read more...

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Gadkari recovers after diabetes, weight loss surgery


September 15th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari, who underwent a surgical procedure related to diabetes Tuesday, is likely to be discharged in a couple of days, ... Read more...

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Weight loss improves testosterone levels


June 5th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jun 5 (IANS) Obese men who lose weight can secrete more testosterone, the principal male sex hormone.Low testosterone levels and symptoms of male sex-related problems due to obesity may ... Read more...

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Study reveals that weight loss surgery may reverse diabetes


April 29th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Columbia, April 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that the way that weight is lost is crucial to the fight against diabetes. To determine the kind of relationship between how ... Read more...

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Study reveals that weight loss improves memory


April 15th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that weight loss surgery may improve memory. The subjects of the study were obese people.The researchers before the study analyzed the ... Read more...

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International Diabetes Federation backs surgery in fight against diabetes


March 29th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): Weight loss surgery can effectively treat diabetes in obese people, according to the medical fraternity.A new position statement from the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) says that bariatric surgery ... Read more...

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Weight loss surgery can help alleviate migraines


March 29th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): A new study from The Miriam Hospital has revealed that bariatric surgery may provide an added benefit to severely obese patients besides weight loss: it can also help ... Read more...

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Weight-loss surgery successfully treats overweight teens


March 5th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): A new study has revealed that bariatric surgery can result in significant weight loss in severely obese adolescents.'Bariatric surgery' refers to several different surgical procedures designed to assist ... Read more...

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UK surgeons call for changes in weight-loss surgery rules


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): With modern lifestyles, excessive weight is an increasingly common condition resulting in greater health risks.Now, surgeons in the UK are urging lawmakers to change a rule that allows ... Read more...

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Healthy UK women demanding gastric bands to stay thin


January 18th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Cosmetic surgery companies in the UK have revealed that more and more healthy women are demanding gastric bands in a bid to stay thin and avoid going to ... Read more...

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Weight-loss surgery benefits women more


January 7th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): In a new study, researchers found that women who underwent gastric band surgery to lose weight reported significant improvements in urinary function and quality of life after the ... Read more...

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300-kg Briton sheds flab in India (With Image)


November 9th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 9 (IANS) A 300-kg Briton, who is looking forward to getting married, became the heaviest patient to undergo weight loss surgery in Asia when he went under the knife at ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s 190-kg man operated successfully, recuperating


August 31st, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Fifty-three-year-old Nizar Ahmed, weighing 190 kg, was operated upon successfully for weight-loss surgery in a hospital two days after being moved out of his south Mumbai second floor ... Read more...

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Obese man in Mumbai hauls safely from his apartment after four years


August 30th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Sanjeev ShuklaMumbai, Aug 30 (ANI): An obese man, weighing 190 kilograms, was hauled safely from his multi-storey apartment here recently.Fifty-three year old Nazeer Ahmed Abdul Rehman had not been out of ... Read more...

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190 kg Mumbai man out of home after five years


August 29th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Mauli Buch Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) A man weighing 190 kg could finally move out of his third floor tenement in south Mumbai Sunday after five years of staying indoors when the ... Read more...

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First weight loss surgery where excess stomach was removed via mouth


August 10th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): In the first of its kind surgery in US, excess stomach has been removed through the mouth rather than a large open incision.Surgeons at the University of California, ... Read more...

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Why counting calories doesn’t help you lose weight


July 28th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 28 (ANI): Trying to loose weight? Well, then counting how many calories you consume in a day might not help you get rid of those love handles.According to the ... Read more...

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Dr Neelu Pal fired for warning teens of the complications of the gastric band surgery


July 27th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The long-term safety of gastric bands in patients who undergo the weight loss surgery has been brought to the fore after a surgeon - Dr. Neelu ... Read more...

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Gastric Bands-Potential Health Risks For Teens


July 27th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The resident surgeon at the New York University Medical Center started contacting her patient telling them about the high risks involved in a Lap-Band ... Read more...

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Vitamin deficiency after weight loss op ‘can cause vision loss in infants’


July 17th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): A new study has found that vitamin deficiency after weight loss surgery can cause vision loss in newborns.Researchers documented the case of a woman who had undergone biliopancreatic ... Read more...

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Doctors Use Obesity Surgery To Tame Diabetic Conditions


July 8th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In recent years, scientists have made the discovery that diabetes virtually disappears after a patient undergoes surgery for obesity, which has led more and more diabetics to consider ... Read more...

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Obesity Surgery Might Be Effective In Controlling Diabetes


July 8th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, July 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If belong to the category of people who can't shed the extra kilos while suffering from escalating sugar levels, then opting for an obesity ... Read more...

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Fat Kiwi women don’t get less sex, contrary to new research


July 5th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, July 5 (ANI): A new international study that suggests obese women get less sex than their skinner counterparts has come under fire from big Kiwi women.Appearing last month in the ... Read more...

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Bariatric surgery ‘cuts risk of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy’


April 14th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 14 (ANI): Bariatric surgery significantly reduces risk of dangerous hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, a new study claims.Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy include gestational hypertension, preeclampsia and eclampsia."We have long known that ... Read more...

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Gastric bypass op raises risk of kidney stones


March 11th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Gastric bypass surgery can change patients' urine composition that may increase their risk of developing kidney stones, research from UT Southwestern Medical Center investigators suggests.Published in the March ... Read more...

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Bariatric weight-loss surgery safer than living with obesity


January 30th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): Despite risks, undergoing weight loss surgery would be safer than living with obesity, say researchers.According to Christopher Still, D.O., director of the Geisinger Centre for Nutrition and Weight ... Read more...

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15-min treatment ‘leads to weight loss, reverses diabetes onset’


January 24th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): A new 15-minute non-surgical treatment can lead to dramatic weight loss and reverse the onset of diabetes, claim its developers.Device EndoBarrier, which is fed through the mouth with ... Read more...

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Golf’s original bad boy comes to Tiger Woods’ rescue


December 9th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 9 (ANI): John Daly has asked fellow golfers to refrain from attacking Tiger Woods for cheating on wife Elin Nordegren, as the World No.1 has done a lot for ... Read more...

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Surgery may reverse type 2 diabetes in morbidly obese people


November 24th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Bariatric surgery has been found to effectively reverse type 2 diabetes in morbidly obese people, say researchers.The experts present at the Diabetes Surgery Summit (DSS) suggested that surgery ... Read more...

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Lap band surgery improves health of morbidly obese kids


November 4th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Lap band surgery has been found effective in improving the health of morbidly obese adolescents, say researchers.The study found that Lap band surgery or laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding ... Read more...

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Weight-loss surgery before pregnancy can break family’s cycle of obesity


September 2nd, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): Obese women who undergo weight loss surgery before pregnancy tend to have children who are less likely to become fat, according to a new study.Previous studies of obese ... Read more...

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