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12/07/19 - Research
Pre-surgical weight loss
Weight loss prior to metabolic and bariatric surgery may not be necessary for all patients and unsafe weight loss prior to surgery may compromise nutrition status and lead to increased infection...
12/07/19 - Research
STEP-1
GI Dynamics has announced the execution of its contract with Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA, as the lead clinical site of the US pivotal trial of EndoBarrier. The US pivotal trial of...
12/07/19 - Research
Reversing metabolic syndrome
Researchers at The Ohio State University have found that more than half of study participants no longer met the criteria for metabolic syndrome (MetS) immediately following a four-week low-carb diet...
05/07/19 - Research
Opioid dependency
Clinicians are reducing their patients' need for strong opioid medications after surgery by pre-treating patients with other pain relievers before they even enter the operating room and introducing...
28/06/19 - Research
Energy expenditure
Effective weight-loss strategies call for eating less food, burning more calories or ideally, both. But for the more than 90 million Americans who suffer from obesity, a disease that contributes to...
15/07/19 - Research
Internalising weight bias
A new study by researchers at Penn Medicine and the University of Connecticut Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity surveyed more than 18,000 adults enrolled in the commercial weight management...
12/07/19 - Industry
Assets sale
TransEnterix, a medical device company that is digitising the interface between the surgeon and the patient to improve minimally invasive surgery, has announced the sale of certain AutoLap image-...
12/07/19 - Research
Sugary drinks and cancer
French researchers have found that drinking only a small glass of sugary drink per day could lead to an 18 percent increase in the risk of cancer and a 22 percent increase in breast cancers. The...

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