Category Archives: weight-loss surgery

Personalized Medicine: Read the Chart!

This is a guest post by Ricki Lewis, PhD, who blogs at DNAScience, part of the PLOS blog network.┬áRicki is a science writer with a PhD in genetics. The author of several textbooks and thousands of articles in scientific, medical, … Continue reading

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Is Lap Band Surgery Appropriate for Obese Teens?

Earlier this week, the LA Times reported that Allergan was filing an FDA application for its lap band surgery for teens as young as 14. The application follows Allergan getting FDA okay to lower weight threshold for lap band surgery … Continue reading

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