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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...
21/08/19 - Research
T2DM
The underlying causes of inflammation in obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are multifactorial and complex, which has hampered efforts to develop treatments to prevent complications from a...
21/08/19 - Research
Briatric surgery risk/benefit calculator
A new surgical risk/benefit calculator that will provide metabolic and bariatric surgeons and their patients with accurate, patient-specific information to guide surgical decision making and informed...
21/08/19 - Research
Autophagy and metabolic disease
Researchers at the University of Florida are investigating how autophagy - the body's way of cleaning out damaged cells, in order to regenerate newer, healthier cells - plays a role in metabolic...

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