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02/04/20 - Research
Internists and obesity
Most resident physicians training in internal medicine do not feel adequately prepared to manage obesity in their patients, according to the results of a survey from Stanford University researchers....
01/04/20 - Policy
COVID-19
As patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) flood hospitals, the health care system must not only determine how to redeploy limited resources and staff to care for them but must also make...
01/04/20 - Research
Earlier intervention
Patients with obesity may lose more weight if they undergo bariatric surgery before they develop diabetes, according to a study, accepted for presentation at ENDO 2020 (the Endocrine Society's annual...
02/04/20 - Research
Superobesity
Patients with superobesity (BMI>50) are prone to unconscious food impulses and cravings that may make it challenging for them to maintain weight loss after bariatric surgery, according to...
31/03/20 - Research
Post-op hypoglycaemia
Zealand Pharma, a Copenhagen-based biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of innovative peptide-based medicines, has announced positive topline results from a Phase 2 clinical...
03/04/20 - Research
Obesity and opioid prescriptions
Two new studies from the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) shed light on the relationship between obesity and the use of prescription opioids in the United States. One study reported...
02/04/20 - Research
Surgery and NAFLD
Bariatric surgery may be an effective treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according to Portuguese research that was accepted for presentation at ENDO 2020 (the Endocrine Society'...
02/04/20 - Research
Setmelanotide
Rhythm Pharmaceuticals has completed its rolling submission of a New Drug Application (NDA) to the FDA for setmelanotide for the treatment of pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC) deficiency obesity and leptin...

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