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16/04/18 - Research
Fat cells and tumour growth
Researchers from Sanford Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) have revealed that inactivation of a protein called p62 in fat cells fuels aggressive, metastatic prostate cancer in mice. The...
17/04/18 - Research
Children and NAFLD
A study by researchers from the Columbia University has shown that weight gain may have a negative impact on liver health in children as young as eight years old. The study found that bigger waist...
04/04/18 - Research
Chronic stress and weight gain
A study by Stanford University School of Medicine researchers has provided the first molecular understanding of why people gain weight due to chronic stress, disrupted circadian rhythms and treatment...
04/04/18 - Research
Common bile duct post-RYGB
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) patients who may be at a higher risk of post-procedure primary common bile duct (CBD) stone formation can undergo laparoscopic-assisted transgastric endoscopic...
04/04/18 - Research
Childhood obesity
Children with obesity may be more impulsive than those with normal weight, but during family-based behavioural treatment (FBT), the more impulsive of children with obesity may lose more weight,...
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...

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