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16/10/18 - Industry
Product launch
Benmor Medical, leading independent bariatric equipment specialists and pioneers of bariatric care in the UK, has the Aurum+ Bariatric Bed incorporating innovative stowable safety rails and the...
16/10/18 - Research
Alcohol abuse in RYGB patients
People who undergo Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery are at increased risk for alcohol-related problems and common screening tools that help physicians identify patients at high risk for...
15/10/18 - Industry
Obalon Touch Inflation System
Obalon Therapeutics has gained approval of a Premarket Approval Supplement (PMA-S) application for the Obalon Touch Inflation System, an automated system utilized to inflate the Obalon Balloon, from...
16/10/18 - Research
Obesity and early-onset colorectal cancer
Women who are overweight or have obesity have up to twice the risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC) before age 50 as women who have what is considered a ‘normal’ BMI, according to new research...
15/10/18 - Industry
EndoBarrier and CE mark
GI Dynamics has announced the selection of Intertek as the company’s notified body to continue working toward re-attaining the CE Mark for its EndoBarrier product, an endoscopically delivered device...
22/10/18 - Industry
Product approval
Levita Magnetics has gained FDA approval for its Levita Magnetic Surgical System for use in bariatric procedures. Initially indicated for use in gallbladder removal procedures, the shaftless Magnetic...
22/10/18 - Research
SG and psychiatric medication
A majority of patients who had a sleeve gastrectomy (SG) reported an improvement in anxiety and depression, according to a study by researchers from the University at Buffalo. The investigators noted...
19/10/18 - Research
US Latino men and obesity
Moving to the US could be taking a toll on the health of Latino men as a new study from Florida State University reported Latino men who are born or live in the US for more than five years are more...

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