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15/10/18 - Research
OBEMINALE 2 clinical trial
LNC Therapeutics, a French biotech company specialized in the gut microbiome-based drug discovery, has announced the launch of a new clinical trial with Stablor, OBEMINALE 2, and the treatment of the...
12/10/18 - Research
Metabolome
Researchers from the US and Switzerland have reported the outcomes from a large study examining new ways to measure obesity. The study looked at both the metabolome and the genome, and their...
12/10/18 - Research
Adolescent bariatric surgery
Adolescents undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and sleeve gastrectomy (SG) experienced the greatest decline in BMI and in large part maintained this weight loss over the five-year follow-up...
12/10/18 - Research
Fat-shaming
According to a new national survey conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago and sponsored by Ethicon, more than one-third have experienced fat shaming or weight bias either personally or...
11/10/18 - Research
Amino acids and metabolism
Type 2 diabetes is driven by many metabolic pathways, with some pathways driven by amino acids, the molecular building blocks for proteins. Scientists at Joslin Diabetes Center now have shown that...
15/10/18 - Industry
Obalon Touch Inflation System
Obalon Therapeutics has gained approval of a Premarket Approval Supplement (PMA-S) application for the Obalon Touch Inflation System, an automated system utilized to inflate the Obalon Balloon, from...
15/10/18 - Research
Obesity and early-onset colorectal cancer
Women who are overweight or have obesity have up to twice the risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC) before age 50 as women who have what is considered a ‘normal’ BMI, according to new research...
15/10/18 - Industry
EndoBarrier and CE mark
GI Dynamics has announced the selection of Intertek as the company’s notified body to continue working toward re-attaining the CE Mark for its EndoBarrier product, an endoscopically delivered device...

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