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22/02/18 - Research
Post-op bariatric support groups
There is an unmet patient requirement for a postoperative support group that is independent of weight loss success, according to researchers from Imperial College London, UK, who assessed how such a...
22/02/18 - Research
Obesogens
A class of chemicals used in many industrial and consumer products has been linked to greater weight gain after dieting, particularly among women, according to a study led by Harvard TH Chan School...
20/02/18 - Research
Preventing weight regain
Adjuvant weight loss medications after bariatric surgery can stop weight regain and maintain weight loss, according to a study by researchers from the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Department of...
20/02/18 - Research
Post-op T2DM treatment
The six-year outcomes from a French study looking at the discontinuation or initiation of anti-diabetes treatment 6 years after adjustable gastric banding (AGB), gastric bypass (GBP) or sleeve...
19/02/18 - Research
Standard and distal RYGB
There are no statistically significant differences between standard and distal Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) two years post-surgery measured by patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs), according...
23/02/18 - Research
POMC prohormone
Researchers at the University of Michigan Medical School have discovered how the appetite pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC) prohormone is produced and how the interruption of its regulation raise the risk...
23/02/18 - Industry
Product approval
Apollo Endosurgery has announced that the South Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety’s (MFDS) has approved of its Orbera Intragastric Balloon System to assist adult patients who are overweight...
23/02/18 - Research
Serological biomarker vs EGDS
Assessing bariatric patients prior to surgery for serological biomarkers instead of esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGDS) is an “excellent” substitute according to researchers from the University of...

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