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29/08/17 - Research
Post-op malnutrition
Despite the many benefits of bariatric surgery, one of the long-term complications remains underreported and in some cases more worryingly, untreated. Vitamin and mineral deficiencies are one of most...
25/08/17 - Research
Greater curvature plication
Laparoscopic gastric greater curvature plication (LGGCP) has ‘acceptable’ short-term weight loss and improved patients’ comorbidities however, some patients regained weight, according to researchers...
29/08/17 - Research
Banded bypass
Despite the rise of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) world over in recent years, there are concerns about the long-term effectiveness of the procedure and the number of patients presenting with...
25/08/17 - Research
Endoscopic internal drainage
This article was authored by: Gianfranco Donatelli, Interventional Endoscopy & Endoscopic Surgery, Hôpital Privé des Peupliers, Paris, France Leaks and fistula following obesity surgery, mainly...
24/08/17 - Research
Bone marrow fat
Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, CA, have reported that bariatric surgery can result in increases in bone marrow fat and are associated with a greater decline in bone...
17/01/18 - Research
3D imaging of fat
First of their kind three-dimensional images of fat cells are the latest tactic in the ongoing fight against the global obesity epidemic. Produced by The Rockefeller University's Laboratory of...
17/01/18 - Research
US diabetes rates
Rising obesity rates in several Southern states are leading to a rapid increase in new cases of diabetes among both black and white adults, according to a study by investigators at the University of...
17/01/18 - Research
FRESCO study
Being overweight or obese exponentially increases the risk of suffering heart disease or cancer, according to the Spanish Risk Function of Coronary and Other Events (FRESCO) study led by researchers...

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