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29/03/18 - 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...
29/03/18 - Research
US obesity rates
Obesity rates have continued to climb significantly among American adults, but the same is not the case for children, according to a report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which...
26/03/18 - Research
Adolescent bariatric surgery
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...
23/03/18 - 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...
23/03/18 - Research
Swedish Obese Subjects Study
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...
20/04/18 - Research
Post-op knee function and pain
Weight loss following bariatric surgery can significantly improve knee function, particularly related to sports, but does not result in improvements in knee pain, according to a study by researchers...
20/04/18 - Research
Robotic vs laparoscopic RYGB
Totally robotic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass offers no real clinical advantage compared to all laparoscopic RYGB (LRYGB) techniques, according to a study by researchers from the US and Poland. The...
20/04/18 - Research
LAGB in private centres
Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) is a safe procedure, which delivers significant and durable weight loss with acceptable complications rates and low re-operation rate, according to a...

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