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04/12/17 - Research
DNA and diet
Research in animal models with different genetics shows that one diet really does not fit all, and what works for some may not be best for others, according to researchers from Texas A&M College...
05/12/17 - Research
US obesity rates
If current trends in child obesity continue, more than 57% of today's children in the US will have obesity at age 35, according to a study from Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health. The study also...
04/12/17 - Research
A new, long-term diet study – using MRI imaging technology to plot the diverse changes in an array of body organ fat storage pools during 18 months of Mediterranean/low-carb (MED/LC) and low-fat...
01/12/17 - Research
Post-op opioid use
Rising rates of opioid prescriptions have been linked to the opioid epidemic, and a significant number of opioid deaths have been linked to prescriptions written by surgeons. However, a study has...
01/12/17 - Research
BMI, diabetes and cancer
Diabetes and high BMI (>25) were the cause of 5.6% of new cancer cases worldwide in 2012 - equivalent to 792,600 cases, according to the first study to quantify the proportion of cancers...
12/12/17 - Research
Probiotics and prebiotics
Manipulating gut microbiota through the administration of prebiotics or probiotics may assist in weight loss and reduce plasma glucose and serum lipid levels, decreasing the incidence of...
12/12/17 - Research
EndoGastric Solutions has introduced the EsophyX Z+ device that offers expanded endoscope compatibility and joins the company’s portfolio of specialised technologies used to perform the Transoral...
12/12/17 - Research
Intragastric balloon
Intragastric balloon (IB) can be considered as adjuvant therapy for obesity in female adolescents after the first menstrual cycle to treat obesity-associated morbidities where conventional treatment...

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