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May 12, 2015, 03:56 ET Recent Study Reveals Startling Gender Gap in Weight Loss

Severe obesity is a serious condition that is the cause of numerous major health illnesses and ailments. Many of these negative health effects are...


Apr 07, 2015, 06:23 ET Dr. Amir Mehran Advises Current Gastric Band Patients to "Use It or Lose It" With New Campaign

While effective bariatric procedures have been around for decades, the field of weight loss surgery saw a big uptick in the number performed from...


Jan 08, 2015, 05:21 ET Severe Obesity Demands Drastic New Year Resolution That Can Be Kept ... Forever

With 2015 in full swing, people across the nation are taking a shot at accomplishing their New Year's Resolutions. Though resolutions are often very...


Dec 09, 2014, 05:04 ET Weight Loss Surgery Prolongs Lifespans

The facts are simple and extremely well known: severe obesity greatly increases the risk of serious illness and death caused by such major health...


Sep 25, 2014, 01:13 ET Dr. Mehran's 3 Pillars of High Quality Weight Loss Surgery

Bariatric weight loss surgery is more popular today than ever before. Data from U.S. News and World Report shows that in 2010, nearly 160,000...