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20/05/19 - Industry
Spatz3 ajustble gastric balloon
For the first time, a safe non-surgical out-patient weight loss treatment approaches the results of bariatric surgery. Spatz Medical has announced the FDA trial results of its innovative adjustable...
20/05/19 - Research
Obesity and QoL
A team of researchers at Duke-NUS Medical School found that older adults with obesity could expect fewer years of remaining life, at age 60, 70 and 80, with no limitation in physical function and no...
20/05/19 - Research
Despite similar weight loss, teens who had gastric bypass surgery were significantly more likely to have remission of both type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, compared to adults who had the same...
20/05/19 - Research
Five-year ESG outcomes
Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG), a relatively new, minimally invasive weight-loss procedure, resulted in significant total body weight loss in the first long-term study to follow patients'...
20/05/19 - Research
Diet, obesity and depression
Obesity and depression have long been linked, with previous clinical studies finding an association between these two conditions. However, until now, the mechanisms of how obesity affects depression...
26/02/20 - Research
Body contouring procedures
Body contouring procedures following bariatric surgery leads to significant improvements in both the psychological and social aspects of patients’ lives, according to researchers from the Division of...
26/02/20 - Research
Weight gain and lung function
Lung function declines more rapidly in individuals who experience moderate or high weight gain, according to a study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), which analysed the...
25/02/20 - Research
Obesity classifcation
Researchers are proposing a new scientifically correct and medically actionable disease classification system for obesity, according to a paper published online in Obesity, the journal of The Obesity...

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