A British surgeon has pleaded guilty to carving his initials onto the livers of two of his patients, according to the BBC. Simon Bramhall, 53, practiced as a surgeon at Queen Hospital in Birmingham, England where, on February 9 and August 21 2013, he carved his initials into the internal […]

Medicare covers some bariatric surgeries gastric bypsurgery and laparoscopic banding when certain morbid obesity conditions are met..Searching for Bariatric Surgery Centers. The American College of Surgeons ACS and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery ASMBS combined their .Bariatric Surgery Procedures. There is a great amount of importance and […]

It’s getting increasingly difficult to find footage for the Found Footage Film Festival, a celebration of bizarre VHS tape finds that is coming this weekend to Geeksboro Coffeehouse Cinema in Greensboro. But curators Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett are determined to keep looking, hoping to stumble across the next great […]

Regaining Health and Hope. It’s no secret: Americans are getting bigger. A recent study revealed that nearly 40 percent of U.S. adults are now considered obese – the largest portion on record. This marks a whopping 30 percent increase from 1999–2000; since 1976–1980, the rate has tripled. What’s […]

Allergan (NYSE: AGN) and NephroGenex (OTCMKTS:NRXGQ) are both medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Allergan and […]

(Kveller via JTA) — After experiencing a yearlong medical crisis due to complications with ulcerative colitis, my daughter, Nava, made a complete recovery. Miraculously, after a tremendous amount of hard work, she resumed her life and was able to live it exactly as she had in the past. Now all […]

BAITING HOLLOW, NY — A Baiting Hollow woman has kicked off a fundraising campaign to help her with surgery necessary after dramatic weight loss, so that she can realize her lifelong dream and take flight. Erin Prince, 37, an illustrator and graphic designer created a GoFundMe page, “Erin’s New Body,” […]