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27/06/19 - Industry
Product approval
Ethicon has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its Vistaseal open and laparoscopic Dual Applicators (35cm and 45cm), three next generation airless spray devices that combine biologics with...
27/06/19 - Research
MERIT Trial
Apollo Endosurgery has announced that the final patient has been enrolled in the Multi-Center ESG Randomized Interventional Trial (MERIT), the US-based, prospective randomised multi-centre-controlled...
27/06/19 - Research
Revisional bariatric surgery
Seventy experts from 27 countries have published the first consensus statement on revisional bariatric surgery (RBS) using the Delphi approach. The statement achieved consensus on a number of aspects...
26/06/19 - Research
Zero-calorie sweeteners
Researchers from the US National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) have reported that exposing pregnant and lactating mice to sucralose and acesulfame-K (a common...
26/06/19 - Research
Bariatric surgery eligibility
Forty-five worldwide scientific and medical societies are pushing to change national guidelines that would allow more patients with the chronic diseases of obesity and diabetes to be eligible for...
16/08/19 - Research
Uric acid
Twenty percent of the population have elevated levels of uric acid, increasing their risk for gout, kidney stones, metabolic syndrome, obesity, diabetes and early death, according to investigators at...
16/08/19 - Research
SECISBP2
A research team at the LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong (HKUMed), has discovered the potentials of a SECISBP2 protein in adipose tissue macrophages (ATMs) as a therapeutic...
13/08/19 - Research
Diet and
A growing body of research supports that during obesity, the immune system is often responding to components of bacteria that ‘leak’ through the intestinal tissue and results in inflammation. In turn...

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