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29/10/19 - Research
Obesity and respiration
Adipose tissue accumulates in the walls of lungs, altering the normal structure of the airways causing inflammation in the lungs, according to researchers from University of Western Australia. They...
29/10/19 - Research
Obesity and addiction
A large analysis of personality studies has found that people with obesity have similar behavioural traits to people with addictions to alcohol or drugs, but obesity also shared behavioural overlap...
28/10/19 - Research
AAP guidance
The American Academy of Pediatrics (APP) has called for greater access for adolescent metabolic and bariatric surgery in a new policy statement, ‘Pediatric Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: Evidence,...
28/10/19 - Research
Adolescent bariatric surgery
Bariatric surgery is safe for teens with morbid obesity and is beneficial for young patients who would otherwise face potential lifelong risks of death associated with obesity, according to an...
28/10/19 - Research
Bariatric market
Independent bariatric equipment supplier, Benmor Medical, is attending the Medica Trade Fair in Dusseldorf, Germany, in search of distributors to help the UK manufacturer expand its export operations...
13/12/19 - Community
The International Bariatric Club
The year was 2008 and it was another Wednesday evening monthly ‘Journal Club’ presented by the bariatric surgery fellows of the Cleveland Clinic Ohio. As I listened attentively to the excellent...
12/12/19 - Research
Food impulsivity
Impulsivity or responding without thinking about the consequences of an action, has been linked to excessive food intake, binge eating, weight gain and obesity, along with several psychiatric...
12/12/19 - Research
Stem cells and diabetes
Stem cells could help turn the tide against diabetes, but more research is needed to better control their differentiation and insulin-producing properties, according to investigators from A*STAR's...

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