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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...
17/08/18 - Research
National bariatric registries
An evaluation of bariatric surgery from the Netherlands, Sweden and Norway that included more than 35,000 procedures from three national bariatric surgical registries, has reported that bariatric...
17/08/18 - Research
Nanocellulose fibres
A novel method of reducing the absorption of fat from the gut has recently been granted a US provisional patent. Researchers at the Nanyang Technological University and Harvard University have...
17/08/18 - Research
Protein and NAFLD
Increasing the amount of protein in the diet may reduce the liver's fat content and lower the risk of diabetes in people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according researchers...

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