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13/08/18 - Research
SADI conversion after LSG
Patients who underwent single anastomosis duodenoileal (SADI) bypass surgery after failed laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy reported significantly more weight loss, compared to patients who underwent...
13/08/18 - Industry
EndoBarrier US Trial
GI Dynamics has announced it has received approval of an investigational device exemption (IDE) from the FDA to begin enrolment in a pivotal trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of EndoBarrier in...
10/08/18 - Research
Obesity and peripheral artery disease
Obesity may increase the chance of developing peripheral artery disease, according to a study by researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. Previous studies have...
10/08/18 - Research
HDAC11 function
Researchers from the University of Colorado School of Medicine have identified a potential therapeutic target for treating obesity and diabetes. The scientists studied the biological function of an...
08/08/18 - Research
Preventing early childhood obesity
Young children and their families in poor communities were able to make some achievable and sustainable behavioural changes during the longest and largest obesity prevention intervention, but in the...
17/08/18 - Research
National bariatric registries
An evaluation of bariatric surgery from the Netherlands, Sweden and Norway that included more than 35,000 procedures from three national bariatric surgical registries, has reported that bariatric...
17/08/18 - Research
Nanocellulose fibres
A novel method of reducing the absorption of fat from the gut has recently been granted a US provisional patent. Researchers at the Nanyang Technological University and Harvard University have...
17/08/18 - Research
Protein and NAFLD
Increasing the amount of protein in the diet may reduce the liver's fat content and lower the risk of diabetes in people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according researchers...

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