Dr. Miles was the first physician in Alabama to use the lap band in 2002. In 2008, Dr. Schmitt was Alabama first surgeon REALIZE REALIZE Band, and he led the government first laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Schmitt and his partner Dr. Miles have performed more than 3,000 weight loss surgeries on patients from across Alabama. The comprehensive bariatric program that she develops at St. Vincent East a highly skilled team of doctors, nurses, dietitians and other specialists and has served as a model for dozens of new programs across the nation.
Explosive discovery on genetically modified tobacco plantTobacco is poorly reports on human health, but a new study shows that a genetically engineered tobacco plant can be very good for the environment. It shows promise for cleaning floor with TNT, a widely used military explosive contaminated. The study is in ACS Environmental Science ‘ & Technology, publishes a semi – monthly journal.Other investigators, British Columbiaudy are Simi Kohli the Simon Fraser University into British Columbia, Canada; Gregory Bondy which University of British Columbia Canadian, Andre Chernoff Laval University Medical Research Centre in Laval, Canada and Allan Sniderman from McGill Health Science Centre in Montreal, the article, Ethnic differences at fat and muscular mass weight and which union with a insulin resistance, will appear at the December 2009 issue which JCEM.