Lap-Band Vs. Gastric Bypass: Which Weight-Loss Surgery Works Best?

By NewBeauty Editors February 22, 2011
Last week, the FDA expanded approval of the Lap-Band for use in those with a body mass index (BMI) as low as 30. A new study, however, states that gastric […]

How Fast Does The Weight Come Off?

By May 5, 2010
If you’re deciding between gastric bypass surgery and the laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (Lap-Band), you may base your choice partly on how quickly each bariatric procedure works. Gastric bypass patients […]

Weight-Loss Surgery And Cancer Risk

By Marci Robin January 17, 2010
Some of the benefits of bariatric surgery are obvious: significant weight loss, improved quality of life, and a lower risk for heart disease and diabetes. And recently, a Montreal study […]

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