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20/02/19 - Research
Obesity and genes
A child's risk of obesity as they grow up can be influenced by modifications to their DNA prior to birth, a new University of Southampton study has shown. These changes, known as epigenetic...
19/02/19 - Research
Lypla1 gene
Susceptibility to obesity, insulin resistance and other cardio-metabolic traits may also be dependent on a person's sex. An international research team of the University of California (UCLA),...
19/02/19 - Research
High-protein, low-calorie diet
Geriatricians have long struggled with how to recommend safe weight loss for seniors, because dropping pounds can lead to muscle and bone loss. However, a high-protein, low-calorie diet helps older...
14/02/19 - Research
Patient experiences
A PhD student at Swansea University has begun a study that is exploring patient experiences during their journey through bariatric surgery. Specifically, looking at the patients’ responses to...
14/02/19 - Research
EndoBarrier Pivotal Trial
GI Dynamics has received Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval to conduct its pivotal trial of EndoBarrier for type 2 diabetes and obesity. The pivotal trial of EndoBarrier, referred to as the 18...
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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