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24/01/18 - Research
Location and obesity
A study by USC and the RAND Corporation suggests that people who move to an area with a high obesity rate are likely to become overweight or obese themselves. The researchers say this may be due, in...
24/01/18 - Research
PCOS and gut bacteria
Women who have a common hormone condition that contributes to infertility and metabolic problems tend to have less diverse gut bacteria than women who do not have the condition, according to a study...
23/01/18 - Research
Prescription labelling
Despite the US Congress providing incentives to drug manufacturers to encourage the study of medications in children, few approved drugs include safe dosing information for obese kids, according to...
24/01/18 - Research
Dietary fibre and obesity
Consumption of dietary fibre can prevent obesity, metabolic syndrome and adverse changes in the intestine by promoting growth of ‘good’ bacteria in the colon, according to a study led by Georgia...
18/01/18 - Research
Weight changes
The human body undergoes dramatic changes during even short periods of weight gain and loss, according to a study led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. They found that as...
06/07/18 - Research
NAFLD cost
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) costs the US healthcare system US$32 billion annually, according to a first-of-its-kind study by Intermountain Healthcare researchers on the economic impact...
06/07/18 - Research
T2DM medications
Zafgen has announced positive full results from the its Phase 2 clinical trial of ZGN-1061, designed to demonstrate proof-of-concept efficacy and safety in patients with type 2 diabetes and establish...
06/07/18 - Industry
Product approval
Apollo Endosurgery has received Special 510(k) clearance from the FDA for the OverStitch Sx Endoscopic Suturing System. The OverStitch Sx System is a full-thickness flexible endoscopic suturing...

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