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24/06/19 - Research
ASMBS meeting
Patients with severe obesity who undergo bariatric surgery cut their spending on diabetes medications by nearly 65 percent and spending on high blood pressure medications by more than a third three...
24/06/19 - Research
ASMBS meeting
Metabolic or bariatric surgery was significantly more effective than medical management in treating type 2 diabetes in patients with milder forms of obesity, according to new research presented at an...
24/06/19 - Research
Guidance for obesity care
Advocates for obesity prevention and treatment have designed two new resources for medical educators, healthcare providers and community programmes that will enhance the level of care for patients,...
24/06/19 - Research
Leptin gene
Researchers at Texas Biomedical Research Institute, San Antonio, TX, have discovered a new mutation in the gene that regulates the key hormone suppressing hunger called leptin. This new mutation...
24/06/19 - Research
Leptin pathway
A research group from the Medical University of Vienna have reported that leptin stimulates the liver to export lipids and reduce the fat production in the liver, due to the activation of neurons in...
15/07/19 - Research
Internalising weight bias
A new study by researchers at Penn Medicine and the University of Connecticut Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity surveyed more than 18,000 adults enrolled in the commercial weight management...
12/07/19 - Industry
Assets sale
TransEnterix, a medical device company that is digitising the interface between the surgeon and the patient to improve minimally invasive surgery, has announced the sale of certain AutoLap image-...
12/07/19 - Research
Sugary drinks and cancer
French researchers have found that drinking only a small glass of sugary drink per day could lead to an 18 percent increase in the risk of cancer and a 22 percent increase in breast cancers. The...

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