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Gastric Bypass Surgery Corrects Genes As Well As Shrinking Waists

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery does not only shrink waists, but also results in gene-expression alterations, researchers from the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, and the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, reported in the journal Cell Reports…
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On-Pump Bypass & Off-Pump Have Similar Outcomes After 1 Year

Patients who undergo heart bypass surgery without a heart-lung machine do just as well after one year as those whose hearts were connected to a pump during the procedure. The finding came from a new study presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 62nd Annual Scientific Session…
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Carotid Bypass Surgery Does Not Improve Cognition After Stroke

Patients who have suffered from stroke and receive carotid bypass surgery – which improves blood flow to the brain – see no overall improvement in cognitive performance, researchers informed at The American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2013…
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Gastric Bypass Surgery Helps Diabetes But Does Not Cure It

Gastric bypass surgery for patients with type two diabetes, in most cases, is either remitted or relapses within five years, researchers from the Group Health Research Institute reported in the journal Obesity Surgery. The authors explained that after gastric bypass surgery, diabetes symptoms may disappear for some patients – in many cases before they lose a lot of weight…
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