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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...
20/11/17 - Policy
Weight stigma and childhood obesity
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and The Obesity Society (TOS) are seeking to raise awareness and provide recommendations regarding the prevalence and negative effects of weight stigma on...
20/11/17 - Research
Obesity and cancer
The majority of people in the United Kingdom do not understand the connection between weight issues and cancer, according to a study by Cancer Research UK. Despite the fact that 63% of the English...
20/11/17 - Research
Weight regain
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have found that combining a calorie-restricted diet with high-intensity interval training could be a solution for reducing weight regain after...

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