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Carotid Bypass Surgery Doesn't Help Cognitive Performance After Stroke by Medline Plus Posted Mon 11 Feb 2013 10:07pm Source: American Heart Association Related MedlinePlus Pages: Stroke , Transient Ischemic Attack Read on »
Weight Loss And Exercise - The Doctors Are Right! by Todd S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 17 Oct 2008 9:14pm Yesterday was a big day for me as it was the much anticipated (by me anyway) visit to the doctor to receive the results of the previous three months journey without my cholesterol medications except for the Niaspan.  I had stopped taking the Crestor and Tricor because my blood tests had shown that I was having signs of muscle protein loss in my b ... Read on »
What is abnormal? by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 3:03pm What is abnormal? You'd think that the answer would be easy and straightforward. However, consider these instances of medical findings that I have witnessed fall repeatedly into the "normal" category: Diameter of the thoracic aorta: 4.5 cm Mild coronary plaque by heart catheterization Carotid p ... Read on »
U.S. News Ranks Valley Presbyterian Hospital & Providence Tarzana Hospital Among Best Hospitals in Los Angeles by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 04 Apr 2011 7:05pm Valley Presbyterian Hospital and Providence Tarzana Hospital were ranked today among the top hospitals in the Greater Los Angeles Area by U.S. News & World Report’s new Best Hospitals metro area rankings. The magazine ranked the top 50 hospitals in the Los Angeles-Orange County metropolitan area – as well as hospitals in other large metro areas ... Read on »
Gastric Bypass or Low Carb? by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 24 Feb 2009 9:47pm I have a friend who has been overweight his whole adult life. He tried every diet plan out there and never lost much weight or kept it off. One year ago he had gastric bypass surgery. He lost 50 pounds and feels sick and tired all the time now. I know another man, Jimmy Moore who lost 185 pounds in two years with a low carb food plan. This ... Read on »
Gastric Bypass in not a Diet Alternative by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Tue 19 Dec 2006 12:00am AOL does a feature on Gastric Bypass. It is not a diet alternative. It is major surgery for obese patients with medical problems. And for the record, the lap band is a poor substitute for a formal bypass at least in my opinion. Gastric bypass is also not plastic surgery. It does often create great patients for plastic surgery however ... Read on »
Gastric Bypass Study Results by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Mon 28 Jun 2010 12:00am Women have an easier time than men after gastric bypass surgery, a new study shows. In a study of nearly 38,000 laparoscopic bypass patients University of Nebraska researchers found that women were almost five times less likely to die after the surgery, according to a report presented at the annual meeting of the American Societ ... Read on »
Carnie Wilson Shops Like She Hasn’t Had Gastric Bypass by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 14 Oct 2010 7:30am With all the paps around, you can’t hide much…like your shopping habits. Carnie Wilson was caught at the local supermarket with a ton of food. It would be interesting to see what she eats to undo the benefits of her gastric bypass surgery. She has gone up and down on her weight after her surgery and this is an uncommon problem. My extended ... Read on »
Dutch Medical Device Company Elana receives FDA Approval for Lifesaving Device for Cerebral Bypass Surgery by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 26 Mar 2011 12:05am This is for a bypass procedure of the brain and they hope to move into the coronary field in the future.  This is one bypass I hope I never need.  This is a catheter surgical kit that places an implant in the brain for the bypass.  The surgeon can also stop a procedure at any state of surgery.  The website has a video that explains a bit ... Read on »
Gastric Bypass Surgery Can Lead to Alcohol Abuse by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Aug 2012 9:00am Patients who had gastric bypass surgery faced double the risk for excessive drinking, according to a study released by in the Journal of the American Medical Association . Gastric bypass surgery shrinks the stomach's size and attaches it to a lower portion of the intestine. That limits food intake and the body's ability to ... Read on »