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09/08/19 - Research
POMC and LEPR deficiency obesities
Rhythm Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutics for the treatment of rare genetic disorders of obesity, has announced positive results from two pivotal...
09/08/19 - Research
Acquisition
Intuitive Surgical has announced the acquisition of Schölly Fiberoptic’s robotic endoscope business and that it will integrate Schölly’s robotic endoscope manufacturing line, and two Schölly sites...
08/08/19 - Research
Neuromodulation and obesity
Researchers at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil assessing transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), a non-invasive neuromodulation technique that can help reduce appetite, food...
06/08/19 - Research
Hormone infusion
A small study examining the effects of subcutaneous infusion of three hormones - glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1), oxyntomodulin (OXM) and peptide YY (PYY) collectively known as ‘GOP’ - on glycaemia...
06/08/19 - Research
Bariatric surgery and counselling
A study from the Netherlands examining contraceptive use pre- and post-operatively in women who underwent bariatric surgery has reported that 60% of women are using safe contraception post-...
21/08/19 - Research
T2DM
The underlying causes of inflammation in obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are multifactorial and complex, which has hampered efforts to develop treatments to prevent complications from a...
21/08/19 - Research
Briatric surgery risk/benefit calculator
A new surgical risk/benefit calculator that will provide metabolic and bariatric surgeons and their patients with accurate, patient-specific information to guide surgical decision making and informed...
21/08/19 - Research
Autophagy and metabolic disease
Researchers at the University of Florida are investigating how autophagy - the body's way of cleaning out damaged cells, in order to regenerate newer, healthier cells - plays a role in metabolic...

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