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17/11/17 - Research
LSG and acanthosis nigricans
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy can result in a substantial reduction in body composition and improvements in skin hyperkeratosis and pigmentation in obesity-associated acanthosis nigricans (AN), a...
16/11/17 - Research
Adolescent bariatric surgery
Vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG) in adolescents can cause changes in brain and cognitive functioning relevant to obesogenic behaviour and result in weight loss that was associated with reduced...
16/11/17 - Research
T2DM risk
The common approach of intensive glucose control to achieve low blood sugar targets in type 2 diabetes can increase the risk of mortality, according to a study by researchers from Cardiff University...
16/11/17 - Research
Beige fat
A heat-producing pathway in fat cells that works by burning excess blood glucose could be a potential new approach to treating metabolic disorders such as obesity and type 2 diabetes, according to...
15/11/17 - Research
Obesity epidemic
Research from the Research Triangle suggests that variants in a gene called ankyrin-B could cause people to put on pounds through no fault of their own. The study, which was conducted in mice, shows...
24/11/17 - Research
US bariatric procedures
From 2011 to 2014 there was a dramatic change in the type of bariatric surgery procedures performed in the US - although disparities in the use of bariatric surgery regarding gender, race and...
22/11/17 - Industry
Product launch
A new minimally invasive surgery (MIS) technology developed by University of Michigan start-up, FlexDex Surgical, provides high dexterity and intuitive control in an affordable and ergonomic design,...
22/11/17 - Research
T2DM remission
A new simple test that helps predicts which people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) will benefit most from bariatric surgery has been developed by a University College London led researchers. The...

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