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Doctor who does weight loss surgery

A bariatric physician or bariatric doctor is a physician who has received specialized training in the field of bariatric medicine or medical weight management. Bariatric physicians may treat overweight and obese patients with diet, nutrition, exercise, behavioral therapy, medications, surgery or any combination of these treatments. Someone who has repeatedly and unsuccessfully attempted to lose… Read More »

New heart valve could transform open heart surgery for millions of patients globally

A new polymeric heart valve with a life span potentially longer than current artificial valves that would also prevent the need for the millions of patients with diseased heart valves to require life-long blood thinning tablets has been developed by scientists at the universities of Bristol and Cambridge. The team’s latest in-vitro results, published in… Read More »