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30/01/18 - Research
India
Rates of diabetes and hypertension are high among middle-aged and elderly people across all geographic measures and sociodemographic groups in India, according to the first nationally representative...
29/01/18 - Research
STAMPEDE trial
Researchers from the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, at the Cleveland Clinic, have published findings from an ancillary analysis of the...
29/01/18 - Research
Reducing cancer rates
Reducing the number of overweight and obese Canadians by 50 percent could potentially prevent a cumulative 59,829 cases of cancer by 2042, according to estimates presented at the American Association...
25/01/18 - Research
UPGRADE trial
Researchers from the Netherlands have established a randomised controlled trial to assess whether Ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) reduces the incidence of symptomatic gallstone disease after Roux-en-Y...
25/01/18 - Research
Arterial desaturation
Researchers from the UC Davis School of Medicine evaluating the potential clinical utility of Masimo Oxygen Reserve Index (ORi) as an early warning of impending arterial haemoglobin desaturation in...
20/04/18 - Research
Post-op knee function and pain
Weight loss following bariatric surgery can significantly improve knee function, particularly related to sports, but does not result in improvements in knee pain, according to a study by researchers...
20/04/18 - Research
Robotic vs laparoscopic RYGB
Totally robotic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass offers no real clinical advantage compared to all laparoscopic RYGB (LRYGB) techniques, according to a study by researchers from the US and Poland. The...
20/04/18 - Research
LAGB in private centres
Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) is a safe procedure, which delivers significant and durable weight loss with acceptable complications rates and low re-operation rate, according to a...

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