What to know about excessive burping

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Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking prednisone?

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Reservoir bugs: Study shows why stomach pathogen is so tough to eradicate

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Weight-loss surgery and risk of pregnancy and birth complications

Related video Women who have undergone weight-loss surgery appear to be at higher risk of developing complications during pregnancy, and their babies seem more likely to be born prematurely, small for gestational age, have congenital anomalies and be admitted to intensive care, according to the most comprehensive assessment of how bariatric surgery affects pregnancy outcomes, […]

Women who have undergone bariatric surgery may be at higher risk of pregnancy complications

Related video Women who have undergone weight-loss surgery appear to be at higher risk of developing complications during pregnancy, and their babies seem more likely to be born prematurely, small for gestational age, have congenital anomalies and be admitted to intensive care, according to the most comprehensive assessment of how bariatric surgery affects pregnancy outcomes, […]