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25/10/17 - Policy
Endoscopic Suturing Procedure Registry
Apollo Endosurgery has entered into a Registry Funding Agreement with the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Center for GI Innovation and Technology, to develop and administer a registry...
25/10/17 - Research
Surgery and opioid dependence
Nearly 9 percent of bariatric surgical patients who did not take opioid pain medications until their weight-loss operation, or the month before it, report that they are still using prescription...
25/10/17 - Research
Cardiac health
In overweight and obese people, fat often gets deposited in the midsection of the body and can lead to unhealthy changes in a heart's function and size however, weight loss from bariatric surgery can...
24/10/17 - Research
semaglutide trial
The drug semaglutide, that targets the appetite control system in the brain, can bring about significant weight loss in people with clinical obesity, according to research by researchers from the...
24/10/17 - Industry
AbClose device
Medeon Biodesign has announced the first clinical cases have been performed using its innovative laparoscopic port site closure device, AbClose, in the US. According to the company, the device...
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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