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30/05/18 - Research
UK obesity rates
Across England, Wales, and Scotland, morbid obesity rates in adults are expected to soar over the next 17 years - with the number of morbidly obese adults likely to exceed 4 million by 2035 - more...
30/05/18 - Research
Internet weight loss searches
New research on Google trends has revealed searches using the terms weight loss have increased, while those using the word obesity have decreased, potentially suggesting a normalisation of obesity in...
30/05/18 - Research
Abdominal fat
Research by scientists at King's College London, UK, into the role the gut plays in processing and distributing fat could pave the way for the development of personalised treatments for obesity and...
29/05/18 - Research
Surgery and testosterone production
Sleeve gastrectomy (can rapidly reverse obesity-related hypogonadism in morbidly obese men, restoring normal levels of testosterone and sex drive, according to a study by researchers from the...
29/05/18 - Research
Bariatric surgery and melanoma
Bariatric surgery is associated with a 61% fall in the risk of developing malignant melanoma skin cancer, and a 42% drop in the risk of skin cancer in general, according to a study by researchers...
14/08/18 - Research
Fracture risk after gastric bypass
The risk of bone fractures increases after a gastric bypass operation, according to researchers from the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The study is based on the records of 38...
13/08/18 - Research
OXYBAR study
Australian researchers have commenced a pilot study that will assess whether post-operative high flow nasal oxygen therapy (HFNO2) improves respiratory function and reduces the incidence of post-...
13/08/18 - Research
SADI conversion after LSG
Patients who underwent single anastomosis duodenoileal (SADI) bypass surgery after failed laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy reported significantly more weight loss, compared to patients who underwent...

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