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30/01/18 - Research
India
Rates of diabetes and hypertension are high among middle-aged and elderly people across all geographic measures and sociodemographic groups in India, according to the first nationally representative...
29/01/18 - Research
STAMPEDE trial
Researchers from the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, at the Cleveland Clinic, have published findings from an ancillary analysis of the...
29/01/18 - Research
Reducing cancer rates
Reducing the number of overweight and obese Canadians by 50 percent could potentially prevent a cumulative 59,829 cases of cancer by 2042, according to estimates presented at the American Association...
25/01/18 - Research
UPGRADE trial
Researchers from the Netherlands have established a randomised controlled trial to assess whether Ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) reduces the incidence of symptomatic gallstone disease after Roux-en-Y...
25/01/18 - Research
Arterial desaturation
Researchers from the UC Davis School of Medicine evaluating the potential clinical utility of Masimo Oxygen Reserve Index (ORi) as an early warning of impending arterial haemoglobin desaturation in...
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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