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  • Incisional Hernia and Its Treatment

    An incisional hernia is a bulge in the abdomen that forms when tissues or organs protrude through the abdominal wall. It can occur when the surgical incision weakens the abdominal muscles, which normally protect, support, and hold the abdominal organs. An incisional hernia is a common complication associated with abdominal surgery.

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  • When is gallbladder surgery not necessary

    A recent study published in the British Medical Journal suggests that a rush to remove the gallbladder when dealing with stones may not always be necessary.

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  • Weight management treatments increase weight loss in patients with obesity, finds study

    For patients with obesity, weight management treatments (WMTs) are associated with an increased probability of 5 percent or greater weight loss, according to a study published online Feb. 15 in JAMA Network Open.

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  • What is a hernia and what is component separation?

    Hernias are relatively common health issues that often require surgery to repair. Information below addresses basic information about hernias and common questions about treatment. Some hernias are so large (10 or more centimeters) or have such weak surrounding tissues that we cannot get the surrounding tissues back together; the muscles are too tight to bring them to meet in the middle of the abdomen.

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  • Fruits for Weight Loss: Which Ones Are Best?

    Fruits provide a high nutritional value, and research shows that eating fruit daily can help you lose weight. Because fruits are high in fiber and water, they help you feel full, making you less likely to overeat. Grapefruit, apples, avocados, and watermelon are some of the best fruits to support weight loss plans.

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