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27/08/19 - Research
Pre-arthroplasty weight loss
Losing weight before knee replacement surgery (arthroplasty) leads to fewer hospital days and other outcome improvements, according to a study by researchers from the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical...
21/08/19 - Research
T2DM
The underlying causes of inflammation in obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are multifactorial and complex, which has hampered efforts to develop treatments to prevent complications from a...
11/09/19 - Research
Briatric surgery risk/benefit calculator
A new surgical risk/benefit calculator that will provide metabolic and bariatric surgeons and their patients with accurate, patient-specific information to guide surgical decision making and informed...
11/09/19 - Research
Autophagy and metabolic disease
Researchers at the University of Florida are investigating how autophagy - the body's way of cleaning out damaged cells, in order to regenerate newer, healthier cells - plays a role in metabolic...
21/08/19 - Industry
Q&A with Dr John Scott
In this Q&A interview, Dr John David Scott (FACS, FASMBS) from Greenville, South Carolina, discusses the benefits of utilising the GORE® BIO-A® Tissue Reinforcement for hiatal hernia repair. How...
15/11/19 - Research
Why bariatric surgery works
Researchers from UC San Francisco have suspected for some time that one reason bariatric surgery is so surprisingly effective at blocking hunger is that it causes food to pass very rapidly from the...
14/11/19 - Research
Diet trials are insufficient
The vast majority of clinical trials involving diet amended their desired study outcomes along the way raising the possibility of bias, according to researchers from Boston Children's Hospital, and...
14/11/19 - Research
Surgery and toxic compounds
Toxic man-made chemicals - such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and organochlorine pesticides - that are absorbed into the body and stored in fat may be released into the bloodstream during the...

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