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27/04/17 - Industry
Product approval
neoSurgical has received CE Mark approval for the neoClose Laparoscopic Port Closure device, allowing the company to sell and distribute neoClose to the 28 countries in the European Economic Area....
21/02/17 - Research
STAMPEDE
Bariatric and metabolic surgery with intensive medical therapy is a better long-term treatment option than intensive medical therapy alone, for patients with obesity (BMI≥27) and uncontrolled type 2...
21/02/17 - Industry
Product launch
Medtronic has launched the Signia Stapling System, the latest addition to the company's minimally invasive surgery (MIS) portfolio, which provides surgeons with real-time feedback and automated...
21/02/17 - Research
Multiple sclerosis and surgery
Bariatric surgery is relatively safe and appears to be effective in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study by researchers from Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH. This study is...
21/02/17 - Research
Bariatric embolization
The outcomes from the Bariatric Embolization of Arteries for the Treatment of Obesity (BEAT Obesity) study has found that the procedure is feasible and seems to be well tolerated for severely obese...
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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