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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...
22/10/18 - Industry
Product approval
Levita Magnetics has gained FDA approval for its Levita Magnetic Surgical System for use in bariatric procedures. Initially indicated for use in gallbladder removal procedures, the shaftless Magnetic...
22/10/18 - Research
SG and psychiatric medication
A majority of patients who had a sleeve gastrectomy (SG) reported an improvement in anxiety and depression, according to a study by researchers from the University at Buffalo. The investigators noted...
19/10/18 - Research
US Latino men and obesity
Moving to the US could be taking a toll on the health of Latino men as a new study from Florida State University reported Latino men who are born or live in the US for more than five years are more...

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