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26/04/18 - Research
Alternatives to surgery
New findings on the reasons for T2DM remission after bariatric surgery may be the key to developing drug alternatives to surgery, according to researchers from the College of Veterinary Medicine....
26/04/18 - Research
Obesity and emergency care
Individuals with obesity use more resources at higher level of emergency care than normal-weight individuals and it increases with severe obesity, according to research published in PlosONE. Although...
20/04/18 - Research
Post-op knee function and pain
Weight loss following bariatric surgery can significantly improve knee function, particularly related to sports, but does not result in improvements in knee pain, according to a study by researchers...
20/04/18 - Research
Robotic vs laparoscopic RYGB
Totally robotic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass offers no real clinical advantage compared to all laparoscopic RYGB (LRYGB) techniques, according to a study by researchers from the US and Poland. The...
20/04/18 - Research
LAGB in private centres
Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) is a safe procedure, which delivers significant and durable weight loss with acceptable complications rates and low re-operation rate, according to a...
26/04/18 - Research
Bariatric supplements
Bariatric surgery (BS) has emerged as an accepted medical procedure to achieve significant weight loss and reduce the risk of other health complications. Of nearly 216,000 bariatric procedures...
26/04/18 - Research
Obesity and cancer
A review by Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) researchers found that less than one-fifth of participants in cancer-related randomised clinical trials (RCTs) are obese despite the fact...
26/04/18 - Industry
Product approval
Apollo Endosurgery has announced that the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has approved the Orbera365 Managed Weight Loss System and has issued a Medical Device Marketing Authorization (MDMA) for...

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