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05/06/19 - Research
TLE3 genetic switch
Researchers at University of Utah Health have identified TLE3, a genetic switch that stops the conversion of white fat into thermogenic varieties. Fat cells come in three varieties: white fat, the...
04/06/19 - Research
FTO gene variation
Researchers from Columbia University Irving Medical Center have discovered that children who do not have obesity, but who are at risk for the chronic disease due to a common genetic variant eat more...
23/05/19 - Research
Bariatric surgery and cancer
Bariatric surgery was associated with fewer incidences of new colorectal lesions in patients undergoing bariatric surgery compared with a control group not undergoing bariatric surgery, according to...
23/05/19 - Research
Bariatric surgery is cost-effective
Performing bariatric surgery in patients with morbid obese with type 2 DM is a cost-effective strategy in Thailand, according to researchers from King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital (KCMH) and...
23/05/19 - Research
Faecal microbiota transplantation
Using capsules filled with faecal matter from a lean donor, researchers successfully changed some of the composition of the gut microbiota of patients with obesity, a possible step toward a new...
24/06/19 - Research
ASMBS meeting
Patients with severe obesity who undergo bariatric surgery cut their spending on diabetes medications by nearly 65 percent and spending on high blood pressure medications by more than a third three...
24/06/19 - Research
ASMBS meeting
Metabolic or bariatric surgery was significantly more effective than medical management in treating type 2 diabetes in patients with milder forms of obesity, according to new research presented at an...
24/06/19 - Research
Guidance for obesity care
Advocates for obesity prevention and treatment have designed two new resources for medical educators, healthcare providers and community programmes that will enhance the level of care for patients,...

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