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15/11/18 - Research
Post-op loss in muscle strength
Loss in muscle strength after Roux‐en‐Y gastric bypass (RYGB) can be countered by resistance training and an increase in protein intake, according to researchers from France and Spain. The authors...
14/11/18 - Research
Heart failure and bariatric surgery
Patients who have previously undergone bariatric surgery and later suffer unrelated heart failure, cut their risk of dying in half compared to those who did not have surgery, according to a study...
14/11/18 - Research
Surgery and heart disease risk
Patients with severe obesity who get weight-loss surgery cut their risk of developing coronary heart disease by about 40 percent, according to a new study from Cleveland Clinic Florida researchers...
14/11/18 - Research
Metabolic surgery and mortality
People with diabetes and severe obesity who had metabolic surgery were much less likely to die from diabetes or any other cause than those who received drug therapy alone, according to a meta-...
14/11/18 - Research
Intensive behavioural therapy
Intensive behavioural therapy (IBT), which provides diet and physical activity counselling, is proven to help adults with obesity achieve meaningful weight loss in six to 12 months, according to...
17/11/18 - Research
IFSO 2018
The 23rd World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders was held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from September 26-29, 2018. Attended by over 2,500...
16/11/18 - Research
Race, weight regain and RYGB
African Americans and Hispanic Americans who have undergone Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) are at greater risk to regain weight compared to Caucasians, according to researchers from Boston Medical...
15/11/18 - Research
US bariatric procedures
West Virginia and Mississippi may have the two highest obesity rates in the nation but rank 25th and 45th in the country when it comes to the number of weight-loss surgeries per capita, and have two...

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