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26/09/19 - Research
Hypertension and obesity
In a study of mice, Johns Hopkins researchers have revealed exactly which molecules are likely responsible for the link between obesity and hypertension, and that blocking one of these molecules - a...
26/09/19 - Research
Obesity stigma
A report from the British Psychological Society (BPS) has called for changes in how obesity is regarded, with less reference to ‘obese people’ and more discussion of ‘people living with obesity’, in...
25/09/19 - Research
Obesity epidemic
Current obesity rates in adults in the US could be the result of dietary changes that took place decades ago, according to a study published by researchers at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville....
25/09/19 - Research
Enhanced recovery program
A large-scale implementation of a protocol to improve recovery of patients after weight-loss operations was found to reduce rates of extended hospitalisation by almost half at 36 participating...
24/09/19 - Research
Product launch
Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson company, has launched the industry’s first powered circular stapler – the Echelon Circular Powered Stapler reduces leaks by 61% at the staple line compared to...
22/01/20 - Research
Sunlight and metabolic health
Exposure to light regulates how two kinds of fat cells work together to produce the raw materials that all other cells use for energy and disruptions to this fundamental process appear to have a...
22/01/20 - Research
Adolescent mental health
A long-term study of adolescent mental health following bariatric surgery suggests that although the surgery can improve many aspects of health, alleviation of mental health problems should not be...
22/01/20 - Research
Abdominal obesity and myocardial infarction
Patients who have suffered a myocardial infarction and who carry excess abdominal fat are at increased risk of another heart attack, according to a study led by researchers from the Karolinska...

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