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06/06/18 - Policy
SBCBM 2018
On the first day of the XIX Brazilian Congress of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, held this Wednesday, June 6th, in Fortaleza, members of the Brazilian Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery (...
05/06/18 - Research
Psychological factors affecting obesity
Insomnia and depression in patients with obesity are associated with eating habits and - in some patients - these associations are major factors affecting obesity development, according to...
05/06/18 - Research
Exercise, genes and obesity
Women over age 70 who exercise can reduce the influence one's genes have on obesity, according to a study by researchers at the University at Buffalo's School of Public Health and Health Professions...
04/06/18 - Research
liraglutide
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have discovered that people with a strong genetic predisposition for developing obesity (monogenic obesity) can lose weight with the help of liraglutide, a...
05/06/18 - Research
Cardiolipin
Large amounts of cardiolipin produced in the fat cells' mitochondria result in stronger calorie-burning, while low amounts of the molecule are related to obesity and type 2 diabetes, according to a...
08/06/18 - Research
Mal Fobi interview
Bariatric surgeon, Dr Mathias Fobi - internationally awarded for the development ‘The Fobi Pouch’ procedure (or the banded bypass) - is in Fortaleza, capital of the state of Ceará, to participate in...
08/06/18 - Research
Orbera and NASH
The results from an FDA-approved, prospective open-label study of the Orbera Intragastric Balloon in patients with Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) has showed significant benefits of weight loss...
08/06/18 - Research
Metabolic syndrome in mice
Scientists have developed a computational model that accurately predicts the gradual, long-term progression of metabolic syndrome in mice. The model, created by Dr Yvonne Rozendaal of Eindhoven...

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