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18/10/17 - Community
SOARD Journal Club
The official journal of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) – the Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases journal – has announced the creation of a dedicated online...
18/10/17 - Research
Gut fungi
A high-fat diet changes fungi in the gut and may play a role in the development of obesity, according to a study in mSphere, a journal of the American Society for Microbiology. While gut microbes...
18/10/17 - Research
Adolescent obesity
New guidance from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has emphasised the need for obstetrician–gynaecologist to be aware of and sensitive to obesity in adolescent patients...
11/10/17 - Policy
Updated guidance
Guidance on commissioning weight assessment services and management clinics in the UK, first published in 2014, has been updated and now includes guidelines on children and young people. The guidance...
11/10/17 - Research
Obesity and cancer
According to the report from the CDC and the US National Cancer Institute being obese or overweight was associated with cancer cases involving more than 630,000 Americans in 2014, and this includes...
18/10/17 - Industry
Product approval
TransEnterix has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the Senhance Surgical Robotic System. With this clearance, the Senhance becomes the first new market entrant into the field of abdominal surgical...
18/10/17 - Research
Contraception and bariatric surgery
Many women do not follow the guidelines to prevent pregnancy for an 18-month period following bariatric surgery, according to researchers examining post-surgery contraceptive practices and conception...
18/10/17 - Research
Pain thresholds and obesity
Healthcare professionals should consider pain thresholds and tolerance of pain when treating severely obese patients for acute or chronic pain, according to a study by researchers from Leiden...

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