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28/04/17 - Industry
Product approval
Ethicon has received approval from the FDA for its Echelon Circular Powered Stapler, designed to reduce anastomotic complications in colorectal, gastric and thoracic cancer surgeries. The circular...
27/04/17 - Industry
Distribution agreement
neoSurgical has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with a global partner for the commercialisation of neoClose laparoscopic port closure device within Europe.  The partner is a world leader...
25/04/17 - Research
Endoluminal GERD treatments
The SAGES’ CSR Guideline statement on two endoscopic treatments for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also reviewed the transoral Stretta catheter system (Mederi Therapeutics)...
26/04/17 - Research
Endoluminal GERD treatments
The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) has issued a Clinical Spotlight Review (CSR) Guideline statement on two endoscopic treatments for the treatment of...
25/04/17 - Research
Obesity
Researchers from Cleveland Clinic and New York University School of Medicine have found that obesity resulted in as much as 47 percent more life-years lost than tobacco, and tobacco caused similar...
20/11/17 - Policy
Weight stigma and childhood obesity
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and The Obesity Society (TOS) are seeking to raise awareness and provide recommendations regarding the prevalence and negative effects of weight stigma on...
20/11/17 - Research
Obesity and cancer
The majority of people in the United Kingdom do not understand the connection between weight issues and cancer, according to a study by Cancer Research UK. Despite the fact that 63% of the English...
20/11/17 - Research
Weight regain
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have found that combining a calorie-restricted diet with high-intensity interval training could be a solution for reducing weight regain after...

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