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17/05/19 - Event
XX Brazilian Bariatric Surgery Congress
The 20th Brazilian Congress of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, promoted by the Brazilian Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery (SBCBM), 15–18 May , in Curitiba, Paraná. The event will bring the...
16/05/19 - Research
Lifestyle and cancer
Lifestyle risk factors such as smoking, alcohol consumption, overweight and obesity, unhealthy diet and lack of physical activity are associated with a third of all deaths caused by 20 types of...
16/05/19 - Research
Maintaining healthy weight
Regardless of how much you exercise or how balanced your diet is, controlling your weight is more brain-related than you might have thought. Researchers from the University of Montreal Hospital...
16/05/19 - Research
Obesity-related hospital admissions
There were more than 700,000 obesity-related hospital admissions in England in 2017/18, an increase of 94,000 on the previous year, according to a report from NHS Digital. The ‘Statistics on Obesity...
16/05/19 - Research
Global obesity
Obesity is increasing more rapidly in the world's rural areas than in cities, according to a study of global trends in BMI. The research led by Imperial College London analysed the height and weight...
17/05/19 - Event
XX Brazilian Bariatric Surgery Congress
Dr Torsten Olbers is a professor of surgery and consultant bariatric surgeon at University of Linkoping in Sweden. His national and international reputation stems from combining a busy clinical...
17/05/19 - Event
XX Brazilian Bariatric Surgery Congress
On the second day of the 20th Brazilian Congress of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, Dr Jaime Ponce, Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery at the CHI Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga Tennessee, USA,...
16/05/19 - Research
Weight loss medicines
Despite the availability of new weight management medications and several clinical guidelines recommending their use as part of a comprehensive treatment plan for obesity, a study by researchers from...

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