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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...
15/10/19 - Research
Cancer and weight risk
The risk of cancer increases considerably if a person gains weight before the age of 40 with the risk of endometrial cancer increasing by 70 percent, according to an international study, headed by...
14/10/19 - Research
Sleeveballoon
A newly-tested medical device, called Sleeveballoon, mimics the effects of traditional bariatric surgery in rodents and produces impressive results on body weight, fatty liver and diabetes control,...
14/10/19 - Event
OAGB-MGB Masterclass
Despite the growing trend in the utilization of the One anastomosis gastric bypass /Mini gastric bypass (OAGB/MGB), it is interesting to observe that many bariatric surgeons still have a...

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