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17/05/17 - Research
Bariatric surgery and alcohol
One in five patients who undergo Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is likely to develop problems with alcohol, with symptoms sometimes not appearing until years after their surgery, according to one of...
17/05/17 - Research
Tamoxifen
Tamoxifen, a selective oestrogen receptor modulator, prevents obesity, fatty liver, and insulin resistance in female mice who were fed a high-fat diet and whose ovaries had been removed, according to...
16/05/17 - Research
Body-contouring
Bariatric surgery followed by body-contouring surgery should be considered as the standard management in patients who are morbidly obese who have significant a layer of fibrovascular tissue or...
15/05/17 - Research
Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty
Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) is safe and effective way for the treatment obesity and obesity-related comorbidities such as diabetes, high blood pressure and fatty liver, according to a study...
11/05/17 - Policy
Call to action
Europe's leading organisation responsible for research into obesity, the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO), has warned that EU Member States need to do more to tackle the growing...
23/05/17 - Research
Surgery and heart failure risk
Bariatric surgery reduces the long-term risk of heart failure by more than half in obese patients without a history of heart disease or stroke, according to a study published by researchers from...
23/05/17 - Industry
EnteroMedics acquisition
EnteroMedics has acquired the Gastric Vest System through its acquisition of BarioSurg. The Gastric Vest is an investigational, minimally-invasive, laparoscopically implanted medical device being...
23/05/17 - Research
Revita-2 study
Fractyl Laboratories has announced that the first patient in Europe has been treated as part of a clinical trial called Revita-2. The trial is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the...

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