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17/05/19 - Event
XX Brazilian Bariatric Surgery Congress
Dr Torsten Olbers is a professor of surgery and consultant bariatric surgeon at University of Linkoping in Sweden. His national and international reputation stems from combining a busy clinical...
17/05/19 - Event
XX Brazilian Bariatric Surgery Congress
On the second day of the 20th Brazilian Congress of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, Dr Jaime Ponce, Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery at the CHI Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga Tennessee, USA,...
16/05/19 - Research
Weight loss medicines
Despite the availability of new weight management medications and several clinical guidelines recommending their use as part of a comprehensive treatment plan for obesity, a study by researchers from...
17/05/19 - Event
XX Brazilian Bariatric Surgery Congress
The 20th Brazilian Congress of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, promoted by the Brazilian Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery (SBCBM), 15–18 May , in Curitiba, Paraná. The event will bring the...
16/05/19 - Research
Lifestyle and cancer
Lifestyle risk factors such as smoking, alcohol consumption, overweight and obesity, unhealthy diet and lack of physical activity are associated with a third of all deaths caused by 20 types of...
06/04/20 - Research
COVID-19
The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES) has released recommendations based on best available evidence and...
03/04/20 - Research
Obesity and opioid prescriptions
Two new studies from the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) shed light on the relationship between obesity and the use of prescription opioids in the United States. One study reported...
02/04/20 - Research
Surgery and NAFLD
Bariatric surgery may be an effective treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according to Portuguese research that was accepted for presentation at ENDO 2020 (the Endocrine Society'...

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