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25/07/19 - Research
Waist size
A study from the University of Iowa has found that some people considered to be a normal weight could unknowingly be at high risk for obesity-related health issues. The research notes that a subgroup...
24/07/19 - Research
Weight loss and minority groups
The use of intensive lifestyle interventions focused on altering dietary and physical activity habits using behavioural strategies can produce sustained weight loss among African Americans and...
24/07/19 - Research
ERAS protocol
A change in the care protocol of patients undergoing bariatric surgery exceeded its desired effect by cutting post-operative hospital stays in half, reducing postoperative hospital readmissions by 38...
31/07/19 - Research
One Anastomosis (Mini) Gastric Bypass (OAGB-MGB) is a safe and effective option for management of patients with super obesity (BMI>50kg/m2) and super-super obesity (BMI > 60kg/m2) patients and...
22/07/19 - Research
Blood oxygen deficit
A randomised controlled trial has successful demonstrated how to decrease the prevalence of postoperative hypoxemia (deficiency of blood oxygenation) with the early application of oxygen therapy....
21/02/20 - Research
Metabolite 4-Cresol
Researchers at McGill University, Kyoto University and INSERM/University of Paris have reported  that an organic compound produced by the intestinal flora, the metabolite 4-Cresol, exhibits...
21/02/20 - Research
Surgery and early-onset obesity
Bariatric surgery is effective for individuals who develop obesity by the age of 20, as for those who have developed obesity later in life, according to a study from the University of Gothenburg. The...
20/02/20 - Research
Diet-induced thermogenesis
Eating a big breakfast rather than a large dinner may prevent obesity and high blood sugar, according to researchers from the University of Lübeck, Germany, who investigated whether there is daytime...

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