Doctors stumble upon potential bariatric surgery alternative

General Health
The potential benefits of weight loss surgery are no secret. Nor are the implications and side effects of the procedures themselves, which involve the reduction of the stomach to a pouch the size of an egg, or inserting a constrictive band to achieve the same end. But now, Harvard researchers may be on to a promising new and less invasive way to treat obesity – by simply blocking a particular blood vessel leading into the stomach. (more…)
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