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31/05/17 - Research
Gut microbes
A study comparing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) has reported that bypass produces profound changes in the composition of microbial communities in...
31/05/17 - Research
Childhood obesity
Obesity in childhood has long term health implications stretching into adulthood, according to a study in the journal Obesity Reviews. Researchers from the University of Surrey, UK, identified...
31/05/17 - Research
BASIC and post-op complications
Researchers from Amsterdam, Blaricum and Rotterdam, The Netherlands, who used six pre-operative patient characteristics to classify patients in three risk classes, have concluded that their model...
31/05/17 - Research
Burning bone fat
Researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have reported that exercising burns the fat found within bone marrow and offers evidence that this process improves bone quality and...
31/05/17 - Research
LRYGB vs LMGB
Researchers from the Limmattal Hospital in Zurich-Schlieren, Switzerland, have begun recruitment into a study that is comparing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) and laparoscopic mini...
14/06/17 - Research
Waist-to-height ratio
Calculating a person's waist-to-height ratio is the most accurate and efficient way of identifying whether or not they are at risk of obesity in clinical practice, according to a study by Leeds...
14/06/17 - Research
Body contouring
Only a small percentage of obese patients who have undergone bariatric surgery undergo additional body contouring surgery to reshape their bodies and remove excess skin, according to researchers from...
13/06/17 - Research
Weight loss
Researchers from the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, together with colleagues from Gelesis and the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, presented...

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