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17/01/18 - Research
FRESCO study
Being overweight or obese exponentially increases the risk of suffering heart disease or cancer, according to the Spanish Risk Function of Coronary and Other Events (FRESCO) study led by researchers...
17/01/18 - Research
SM-BOSS and SLEEVEPASS
The five-year outcomes from two randomised clinical trials both assessing sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) vs laparoscopic Roux-en-y gastric bypass (RYGB), have concluded that there is no significant...
17/01/18 - Research
Maintaining weight loss
A specific group of bile acids could directly burn away the lipids in fat depots possibly highlighting a new therapy against obesity, according to researchers at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de...
17/01/18 - Research
Bariatric surgery and mortality
Obese, middle-age men and women who had bariatric surgery have half the death rate of those who had traditional medical treatment over a 10-year period, according to a study assessing the long-term...
16/01/18 - Research
DSS-II bariatric recommendations
The recommendations regarding bariatric surgery from the Diabetes Surgery Summit (DSS-II) consensus conference in London, September 2015, should replace the National Institutes of Health (NIH)...
18/01/18 - Research
Weight changes
The human body undergoes dramatic changes during even short periods of weight gain and loss, according to a study led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. They found that as...
17/01/18 - Research
3D imaging of fat
First of their kind three-dimensional images of fat cells are the latest tactic in the ongoing fight against the global obesity epidemic. Produced by The Rockefeller University's Laboratory of...
17/01/18 - Research
US diabetes rates
Rising obesity rates in several Southern states are leading to a rapid increase in new cases of diabetes among both black and white adults, according to a study by investigators at the University of...

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