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Weight Loss Surgery May Treat Liver Disease

Weight Loss Surgery May Treat Liver Disease

A harmful liver condition that is often a result of obesity appears to be overcome amongst a majority of patients following the results of bariatric surgery, according to a published report. Obesity has grown in recent years from afflicting 15 percent of the population in 1980 to 32.9 percent ... Read More


Do Teaching Hospitals Offer Better Value?

Do Teaching Hospitals Offer Better Value?

Many teaching hospitals are known for their cutting edge technology and various specialty services for treating highly sophisticated conditions. They are often the first choice when a loved one is facing a serious health crisis. But in today's world, where value-based care and healthcare refor... Read More


What is Gastroenterology?

What is Gastroenterology?

Video: Dr. Jonathan Cohen of the Concorde Medical Group discusses Gastroenterology. Gastroenterology is a specialized field of medicine that focuses on the digestive tract - from the mouth to the anus. Gastroenterolgy studies the functioning and disorders of the esophagus, stomach and intesti... Read More


Human Stem Cells Return Motor Function to Paralyzed Rats

Human Stem Cells Return Motor Function to Paralyzed Rats

Researchers from the University of California, San Diego report that experimental rats recovered from blood flow related paralysis after receiving grafts of human spinal stem cells. When damage occurs due to loss of blood flow to the spine's neural cells, applying human neural stem cells dire... Read More



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