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04/04/18 - Research
Chronic stress and weight gain
A study by Stanford University School of Medicine researchers has provided the first molecular understanding of why people gain weight due to chronic stress, disrupted circadian rhythms and treatment...
04/04/18 - Research
Common bile duct post-RYGB
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) patients who may be at a higher risk of post-procedure primary common bile duct (CBD) stone formation can undergo laparoscopic-assisted transgastric endoscopic...
04/04/18 - Research
Childhood obesity
Children with obesity may be more impulsive than those with normal weight, but during family-based behavioural treatment (FBT), the more impulsive of children with obesity may lose more weight,...
29/03/18 - Research
Surgery and relationship status
Two new Swedish studies have reported that bariatric surgery could have an impact on relationships, with one finding that major weight loss after bariatric surgery was associated with more divorces,...
29/03/18 - Research
About one third of cancer cases are estimated to be linked to dietary and other modifiable risk factors, especially for obesity-related cancers such as breast, colorectal, ovarian, endometrial,...
17/04/18 - Research
Training paper
Authors in the Netherlands have published a Delphi consensus paper that will be used to develop a laparoscopic bariatric surgery-training model or curriculum in the country. The paper identifies 29...
16/04/18 - Research
End healthy obesity
A paper by researchers at Loughborough University has called for an end to the term 'healthy obesity', due to it being misleading and flawed. The focus should instead be on conducting more in-depth...
16/04/18 - Research
Small intestine bacteria
Although the vast majority of research on the gut microbiome has focused on bacteria in the large intestine, a new study shows how the typical calorie-dense western diet can induce expansion of...

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