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14/02/19 - Research
Patient experiences
A PhD student at Swansea University has begun a study that is exploring patient experiences during their journey through bariatric surgery. Specifically, looking at the patients’ responses to...
14/02/19 - Research
EndoBarrier Pivotal Trial
GI Dynamics has received Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval to conduct its pivotal trial of EndoBarrier for type 2 diabetes and obesity. The pivotal trial of EndoBarrier, referred to as the 18...
13/02/19 - Research
Oestrogen and T2DM
The results of a Texas A&M University-led study provide insights into the mechanism by which oestrogen can decrease insulin resistance and the production of glucose, reducing incidences of Type 2...
13/02/19 - Research
Mesenteric defect closures
Closure of the mesenteric defects using either non-absorbable metal clips or non-absorbable running sutures is a safe and effective measure to reduce the risk for small bowel obstruction after...
12/02/19 - Research
Obesity and cancer
A sharp increase in obesity-linked cancers among young adults in the US could foreshadow a reversal in the overall decline in cancer mortality. In a sweeping study covering two-thirds of the US...
20/02/19 - Research
Obesity and genes
A child's risk of obesity as they grow up can be influenced by modifications to their DNA prior to birth, a new University of Southampton study has shown. These changes, known as epigenetic...
19/02/19 - Research
Lypla1 gene
Susceptibility to obesity, insulin resistance and other cardio-metabolic traits may also be dependent on a person's sex. An international research team of the University of California (UCLA),...
19/02/19 - Research
High-protein, low-calorie diet
Geriatricians have long struggled with how to recommend safe weight loss for seniors, because dropping pounds can lead to muscle and bone loss. However, a high-protein, low-calorie diet helps older...

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