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01/08/17 - Research
Anti-obesity attitudes
An educational initiative at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine is reducing medical students' negative attitudes toward people with obesity, a finding researchers hope will translate...
31/07/17 - Research
Gastric Vest study
EnteroMedics has received approval from the Ministry of Health, Social Services, and Equality (MHSSE) in Spain through the Agency of Medicines and Medical Devices, and the CEIC Ethics Committee to...
31/07/17 - Research
Meeting report
The MGB-OAGB 4th Annual Consensus Conference was held in Naples, Italy July 3-4, 2017 under the superb organisation of Professor Mario Musella, at a beautiful site on the Mediterranean seaside. The...
31/07/17 - Research
Dulled taste
Researchers at Cornell University have reported that people with a diminished ability to taste food choose sweeter, and likely higher-calorie. food leading them to gain weight. Lead author, Dr Robin...
31/07/17 - Research
Hunger-controlling brain cells
study by researchers at The Rockefeller University suggests that the solution to the obesity epidemic all in our heads. The findings are the latest evidence that eating is a complex biological...
16/08/17 - Research
Obese cardiac surgery
After cardiac surgery, obese patients tend to require additional intensive care unit (ICU) services and longer recovery times when compared to non-obese patients. This results in more expensive, more...
16/08/17 - Research
Blood sugars
A person's fasting glucose levels may be useful in identifying the best type of diet for weight loss, according to researchers at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA)...
16/08/17 - Research
Food preservatives and obesity
Investigators from Cedars-Sinai have developed a novel platform and protocol for testing the effects of endocrine disruptors on humans so show how they contribute to the obesity epidemic. The...

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