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28/01/19 - Research
Pill to beat obesity
Researchers are looking for volunteers to trial a revolutionary new drug to combat obesity. The capsule has been laboratory-tested on human tissue for more than four years by scientists at Queen Mary...
28/01/19 - Research
Adolescent obesity
Twelve independent paediatric obesity medicine and surgery specialists, led by experts at Boston Medical Center (BMC), have outlined an urgent need for evidence-based guidance on the use of obesity...
28/01/19 - Research
LigaSure vs Harmonic for LSG
There are no significant differences between ultrasonic systems such as the Harmonic scalpel and electrothermal bipolar-activated devices such as the LigaSure device in patients undergoing...
28/01/19 - Research
ZGN-1061 trial
Zafgen has announced positive data for the second cohort of its Phase 2 clinical trial of ZGN-1061, designed to evaluate efficacy and safety in patients with type 2 diabetes and the likely...
22/01/19 - Research
Long-term gastric band outcomes
The preventive effect of gastric banding (GB) on mortality is maintained up to 23 years, according to researcher from Milan, Italy. However, the preventive effect of GB on co-morbidities and on...
24/06/19 - Research
ASMBS meeting
Patients with severe obesity who undergo bariatric surgery cut their spending on diabetes medications by nearly 65 percent and spending on high blood pressure medications by more than a third three...
24/06/19 - Research
ASMBS meeting
Metabolic or bariatric surgery was significantly more effective than medical management in treating type 2 diabetes in patients with milder forms of obesity, according to new research presented at an...
24/06/19 - Research
Guidance for obesity care
Advocates for obesity prevention and treatment have designed two new resources for medical educators, healthcare providers and community programmes that will enhance the level of care for patients,...

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