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09/01/18 - Research
Carbohydrate-insulin theory
A genetic study examining the carbohydrate–insulin model of obesity - that insulin secretion drives weight gain – has concluded that being genetically predisposed to have greater insulin secretion...
09/01/18 - Research
Bariatric clinical trials
Imperial College London has provided an update on three important clinical trials that are assessing various aspects of bariatric and metabolic procedures. The three unique studies are looking at the...
08/01/18 - Research
Adolescents with severe obesity who had bariatric surgery showed significant improvements in cardiovascular disease risk factors, according to the most recent "Teen Longitudinal Assessment of...
08/01/18 - Research
Bariatric perception survey
Primary care practitioners (PCPs) may be prejudiced against bariatric surgery, according to the results of a small survey conducted in England. The study, thought to be the first of its kind in the...
08/01/18 - Research
Anti-obesity drug
Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston have discovered a promising drug that has been shown to selectively shrink excess fat by increasing fat cell metabolism....
17/01/18 - Research
Maintaining weight loss
A specific group of bile acids could directly burn away the lipids in fat depots possibly highlighting a new therapy against obesity, according to researchers at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de...
17/01/18 - Research
Bariatric surgery and mortality
Obese, middle-age men and women who had bariatric surgery have half the death rate of those who had traditional medical treatment over a 10-year period, according to a study assessing the long-term...
16/01/18 - Research
DSS-II bariatric recommendations
The recommendations regarding bariatric surgery from the Diabetes Surgery Summit (DSS-II) consensus conference in London, September 2015, should replace the National Institutes of Health (NIH)...

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