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29/07/18 - Event
MGB-OAGB meeting
Under the Chairmanship of Professor Miguel A Carbajo, the 5th Annual MGB – OAGB Conference, Valladolid, Spain, June 28-29, 2018, had 231 attendees from 35 countries – 35% from Latin America, 34% from...
25/07/18 - Research
Kinase and obesity
Researchers at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III (CNIC) have uncovered the mechanism by which brown fat cells are activated to generate heat and eliminate excess fat...
25/07/18 - Research
Prostate cancer
It is known that a high-fat diet (HFD) leads to obesity and chronic inflammation, and studies conducted on mice have shown that HFD could be associated with progression and survival of prostate...
25/07/18 - Research
Brain responses to food
Researchers at the University of Vermont have reported that in a study with children certain regions of the brain reacted more strongly to being rewarded with food than being rewarded with money, and...
24/07/18 - Research
ENLIGHTEN Elipse Balloon trial
Allurion Technologies has completed enrolment in ENLIGHTEN, a US clinical trial for the Elipse Balloon a procedureless gastric balloon for weight loss. Allurion expects to use the data from this...
18/04/19 - Research
Rheumatic disorders and surgery
A literature review by researchers looking at the complex relationship between obesity, various rheumatic diseases and bariatric surgery has underscored the need to establish long-term prospective...
16/04/19 - Research
Cognitive functioning and surgery
Young people with cognitive impairments and developmental disabilities (CI/DD), including Down syndrome, have similar weight-loss trajectories to those with typical cognitive function after bariatric...
16/04/19 - Industry
Product approval
Gelesis has gained FDA approval for its lead product candidate, PLENITY (Gelesis100), as an aid in weight management in adults with a BMI25–40, when used in conjunction with diet and exercise....

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