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28/01/19 - Research
Pill to beat obesity
Researchers are looking for volunteers to trial a revolutionary new drug to combat obesity. The capsule has been laboratory-tested on human tissue for more than four years by scientists at Queen Mary...
28/01/19 - Research
Adolescent obesity
Twelve independent paediatric obesity medicine and surgery specialists, led by experts at Boston Medical Center (BMC), have outlined an urgent need for evidence-based guidance on the use of obesity...
28/01/19 - Research
LigaSure vs Harmonic for LSG
There are no significant differences between ultrasonic systems such as the Harmonic scalpel and electrothermal bipolar-activated devices such as the LigaSure device in patients undergoing...
28/01/19 - Research
ZGN-1061 trial
Zafgen has announced positive data for the second cohort of its Phase 2 clinical trial of ZGN-1061, designed to evaluate efficacy and safety in patients with type 2 diabetes and the likely...
22/01/19 - Research
Long-term gastric band outcomes
The preventive effect of gastric banding (GB) on mortality is maintained up to 23 years, according to researcher from Milan, Italy. However, the preventive effect of GB on co-morbidities and on...
14/06/19 - Research
PIONEER 6 trial
Novo Nordisk has announced that the PIONEER 6 trial achieved its primary endpoint by demonstrating non-inferiority of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) with oral semaglutide compared with...
13/06/19 - Research
2019 Jacobson Innovation Award
The 2019 Jacobson Innovation Award of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) was presented to Dr Henry Buchwald, at a dinner held in his honour, by ACS President, Dr Ronald V Maier, for his life-long...
13/06/19 - Research
Binge eating
Binge eating is prevalent across socioeconomic status (SES) groups in the US and is linked to depressed mood, anxiety and obesity. A new study led by the University of Minnesota School of Public...

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