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17/07/17 - Research
SP-A protein
A large, bouquet-shaped molecule called surfactant protein A, or SP-A, may explain why obese asthma patients have harder-to-treat symptoms than their lean and overweight counterparts, according to a...
18/07/17 - Research
Gut bacteria
Chemical signatures from gut bacteria which show up in urine can be used to predict how the body will respond to a 'junk' diet. Scientists have found that certain compounds, produced by microbes in...
18/07/17 - Research
Fasting blood sugar
Researchers from the Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, has revealed that fasting blood sugar and/or fasting insulin can be used to select the...
12/07/17 - Industry
vBloc Therapy programme
EnteroMedics has launch of the vBloc Now programme, which provides qualified patients access to vBloc Therapy at a reduced cost in partnership with select bariatric and weight loss centres across the...
12/07/17 - Research
Mesenteric defect
There is no difference in the health-related quality-of-life (HRQoL) outcomes in patients who received mesenteric defect closure after laparoscopic gastric bypass, compared to those patients who did...
27/07/17 - Research
Delaying bariatric surgery
Obese patients who underwent bariatric surgery were more like to achieve a BMI of <30 one year after surgery if they had a BMI<40 before surgery, according to a study published by JAMA Surgery...
26/07/17 - Research
Screening endoscopy for balloons
Intragastric balloons may safely be placed without endoscopy using fluoroscopic guidance and a careful screening history prior to placement, according to research by Dr Elisabeth M H Mathus-Vliegen...
26/07/17 - Research
Weight and rectal cancer
A study by researchers form Rabin Medical Center and the Tel Aviv University in Israel has uncovered a link between being overweight or obese in adolescence and an increased risk of developing colon...

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