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14/05/18 - Research
Post-bariatric hypoglycaemia
Eiger BioPharmaceuticals has announced the first patient dosed in PREVENT, a Phase 2, multi-centre study of subcutaneous (SC) exendin 9-39 in post-bariatric surgical patients who experience...
03/05/18 - Research
Adolescent bariatric surgery and heart disease
Bariatric surgery can cut in half the risk of premature heart disease and stroke in teens with severe obesity, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association's...
03/05/18 - Research
Bariatric surgery and kidney disease
Patients who underwent bariatric surgery ran a significantly lower risk of developing severe chronic kidney disease and failure, when compared to conventionally treated patients, according to the...
03/05/18 - Research
Childhood predictors of obesity
Childhood predictors of becoming overweight or obese as adults in New Zealand include being male, born into a single-parent family, having parents with larger body size and limited or no...
03/05/18 - Research
Lack of vitamin D
There is a strong association between vitamin D deficiency and metabolic syndrome (MetS) in postmenopausal women, according to the results of a study by researchers from Brazil. Investigators at São...
21/06/18 - Research
Gastric banding
In a presentation at the recent IFSO-EC meeting in Athens, Greece, Professor Jean-Marc Chevallier (l'Hôpital européen Georges-Pompidou, Université Paris 5 à Paris, France) outlined the current status...
21/06/18 - Research
SOS study
The majority of people with severe obesity have a lonely and prolonged struggle with their weight, according to the latest paper form the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) study, which focused on the...
19/06/18 - Research
Daily fasting
Daily fasting is an effective tool to reduce weight and lower blood pressure, according to a study by University of Illinois at Chicago researchers. The study is the first to examine the effect of...

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