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31/05/17 - Research
Burning bone fat
Researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have reported that exercising burns the fat found within bone marrow and offers evidence that this process improves bone quality and...
31/05/17 - Research
LRYGB vs LMGB
Researchers from the Limmattal Hospital in Zurich-Schlieren, Switzerland, have begun recruitment into a study that is comparing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) and laparoscopic mini...
23/05/17 - Research
Surgery and heart failure risk
Bariatric surgery reduces the long-term risk of heart failure by more than half in obese patients without a history of heart disease or stroke, according to a study published by researchers from...
23/05/17 - Industry
EnteroMedics acquisition
EnteroMedics has acquired the Gastric Vest System through its acquisition of BarioSurg. The Gastric Vest is an investigational, minimally-invasive, laparoscopically implanted medical device being...
23/05/17 - Research
Revita-2 study
Fractyl Laboratories has announced that the first patient in Europe has been treated as part of a clinical trial called Revita-2. The trial is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the...
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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