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06/10/17 - Research
Post-op weight regain
During the course "Understanding and Treating the Recurrence of Obesity", that kickstarted the XVIII Brazilian Congress of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, experts had the opportunity to discuss the...
06/10/17 - Research
Bariatric surgery and cancer
Severely obese patients who undergo bariatric surgery lower their risk of developing cancer by at least a third, according to a University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine researcher leading a...
06/10/17 - Research
Gastric plication and Endobarrier
New data released from the Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medications (IK+EM) on the comparison of 40 patients who underwent either gastric plication or EndoBarrier treatment or were control...
06/10/17 - Event
Brazilian Congress of Bariatric Surgery
Among patients suffering from morbid obesity in Brazil and undergoing bariatric surgery there is a period between five and seven years, 95% said they are satisfied with bariatric surgery and 98%...
05/10/17 - Research
Gastric bypass
A study by a team of researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Engineering in Medicine (MGH-CEM) and Shriners Hospital for Children has made a technological advancement toward...
17/10/17 - Community
SOARD Journal Club
The official journal of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) – the Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases journal – has announced the creation of a dedicated online...
11/10/17 - Policy
Updated guidance
Guidance on commissioning weight assessment services and management clinics in the UK, first published in 2014, has been updated and now includes guidelines on children and young people. The guidance...
11/10/17 - Research
Obesity and cancer
According to the report from the CDC and the US National Cancer Institute being obese or overweight was associated with cancer cases involving more than 630,000 Americans in 2014, and this includes...

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