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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...
13/12/19 - Community
The International Bariatric Club
The year was 2008 and it was another Wednesday evening monthly ‘Journal Club’ presented by the bariatric surgery fellows of the Cleveland Clinic Ohio. As I listened attentively to the excellent...
12/12/19 - Research
Food impulsivity
Impulsivity or responding without thinking about the consequences of an action, has been linked to excessive food intake, binge eating, weight gain and obesity, along with several psychiatric...
12/12/19 - Research
Stem cells and diabetes
Stem cells could help turn the tide against diabetes, but more research is needed to better control their differentiation and insulin-producing properties, according to investigators from A*STAR's...

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