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Aspire Bariatrics has announced the results of its Pivotal Aspiration Therapy with Adjusted Lifestyle (PATHWAY) study of AspireAssist, a system that consists of a low-profile implantable gastrostomy tube and a siphon system, AspreAssist treatment... (more)

02/12/16 - News

Gut microbes are known to have a routine moving a few micrometers from one part of the intestinal lining to another and then returning to their original position. However, research in mice has revealed that the regular timing of these small movements can influence a host animal... (more)
01/12/16 - News

Morbidly obese individuals are prone to overgrowths in their lower extremities that can lead to infections and other health-threatening complications. Little was previously known about the underlying causes of this condition, and conventional treatment has involved surgical... (more)
29/11/16 - News

The prevalence of obesity in England has risen from 9.1 per cent in 2014-15 to 9.3 per cent in 2015-16 for children in reception (2) and from 19.1 per cent to 19.8 per cent for those in year 6, according to a report from the National Child Measurement Programme (data source -... (more)

DIABESITY in India

29/11/16

Evolving globalisation, lifestyle changes have really led to deep and long-term impacts on all individuals in all perspectives of life.

28/11/16 - News

Bariatric surgery improves the quality of life of (QoL) patients – and using the Moorehead–Ardelt Quality of Life Questionnaire II (MA II) – researchers were able to identify those factors patients associated with improvements in the QoL. They report that QoL among obese... (more)
25/11/16 - News

Bariatric surgery improves factors that underlie fertility and pregnancy outcomes, according to the findings from a study by researchers from the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK. The paper published in the journal Obesity Surgery,... (more)
25/11/16 - News

Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science have shown in mice that gut microbiome play an unexpectedly important role in exacerbated post-dieting weight gain, and that this common phenomenon may in the future be prevented or treated by altering the composition or function... (more)

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25/11/16 - Research
Gut microbes and weight regain
Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science have shown in mice that gut microbiome play an unexpectedly important role in exacerbated post-dieting weight gain, and that this common phenomenon may in the future be prevented or treated by altering the composition or function of the microbiome.... (more)
24/11/16 - Research
Omegs 3
Omega-3 fatty acids are able to stimulate the activation of brown and beige adipose tissues, a discovery that would promote the development of new therapies for obesity and other metabolism diseases, according to a research study published under the supervision of Professor Francesc Villarroya,... (more)
23/11/16 - Policy
German EndoBarrier reimbursement
GI Dynamics has announced that it is continuing to make progress toward full reimbursement in Germany, typically the second largest market for medical technology in the world, and a high priority country for GI Dynamics. German hospitals have made significant legal progress against resistance to... (more)
22/11/16 - Research
Gut bacterial composition
Mice that receive gut bacteria transplants from overweight humans are known to gain more weight than mice transplanted with gut bacteria from normal weight subjects - even when the mice are fed the same diet – according to a study from the National Food Institute. According to the authors, the... (more)
18/11/16 - Research
Surgery and occupational outcomes
Bariatric surgery improve occupational outcomes by reducing levels of unemployment and absenteeism, according to researchers from the University Hospitals of North Midlands, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, UK. However, in their literature review, they caution that the evidence is limited and further... (more)
17/11/16 - Research
Gulf Region
In 1995, Dr Sulaiman Al Habib established the Dr Sulaiman AL Habib Medical Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. From this first Center, the Dr Sulaiman AL Habib Medical Group has expanded into one of the leading Private Health Care Group’s in the region, with a fast growing chain of 17 hospitals,... (more)