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12/03/18 - Research
Brown fat
Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have discovered that the same kind of fat cells that help newborn babies regulate their body temperature could be a target for weight-loss drugs...
07/03/18 - Research
Surgery and inflammatory bowel disease
There is a link between the development of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and a past history of bariatric surgery, according to researchers from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, in New York...
07/03/18 - Research
Blood sugar targets
Patients with type 2 diabetes should be treated to achieve an A1C between 7 percent and 8 percent rather than 6.5 percent to 7 percent, according to recommendations from the American College of...
05/03/18 - Research
Minimally invasive surgery
A study of more than 200,000 Medicare patients who had common surgical procedures shows that, compared to the general population, they underwent far fewer minimally invasive operations, whose...
05/03/18 - Research
Gastric bypass surgery can give better control for diabetes and obesity than lifestyle modification, according to the results from a randomised clinical trial comparing two treatments. Whilst both...
13/03/18 - Research
Eating disorders
Researchers from the University of Michigan have found that great disparities in who was getting both diagnosis and treatment for eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia, binge eating...
13/03/18 - Research
Adolescent bariatric surgery
Adolescents with severe obesity and type 2 diabetes who received medical management experienced modest weight gain, progression of their type 2 diabetes, and no improvement in cardiovascular risk...
13/03/18 - Research
Apollo Endosurgery has announced that the FDA has approved the termination of the LAP-BAND Lower Body Mass Index (BMI) Post-approval study (LBMI Study). In 2011, the FDA granted approval for an...

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