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16/02/18 - Research
Loss of control
Pre-surgical loss-of-control (LOC) eating not related to relative weight loss after surgery, post-operative LOC eating may adversely affect long-term weight outcomes in adolescents, according to a...
15/02/18 - Community
European Obesity Day 2018
European Obesity Day, held each year to draw attention to Europe’s growing obesity epidemic and the need for better prevention and treatment, is to be held this year on Saturday 19 May. Individuals,...
13/02/18 - Research
Stapleless LSG
Stapleless laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has the potential to be an affordable alternative to the standard LSG techniques, both in terms of financial costs and complication rate, according to...
12/02/18 - Event
MGB-OAGB 2018 Conference
The mini-gastric bypass  (MGB) and its variant, the one-anastomosis gastric bypass (OAGB), have increased remarkably over the last decade.  They are now the 3rd most common bariatric operation and...
12/02/18 - Research
Healthcare costs
The percentage of US national medical expenditures devoted to treating obesity-related illness in adults rose from 6.13% in 2001 to 7.91% in 2015, an increase of 29%. Although, the prevalence of...
23/02/18 - Research
POMC prohormone
Researchers at the University of Michigan Medical School have discovered how the appetite pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC) prohormone is produced and how the interruption of its regulation raise the risk...
23/02/18 - Industry
Product approval
Apollo Endosurgery has announced that the South Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety’s (MFDS) has approved of its Orbera Intragastric Balloon System to assist adult patients who are overweight...
23/02/18 - Research
Serological biomarker vs EGDS
Assessing bariatric patients prior to surgery for serological biomarkers instead of esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGDS) is an “excellent” substitute according to researchers from the University of...

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