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22/02/17 - Research
EndoBarrier adolescent study
GI Dynamics has announced it has completed enrolment in the first clinical trial evaluating EndoBarrier in adolescents.  The study was conducted at the University Children’s Hospital (UCH) in...
22/02/17 - Research
Post-op dumping syndromes
Acarbose, a glucosidase inhibitor that slows carbohydrate digestion, has been found to result in complete remission of dumping syndrome (DS) in most subjects and substantially decreased the frequency...
13/02/17 - Research
BMI and KOSC scores
BMI has been reported to be the strongest of King’s Obesity Staging Criteria (KOSC) -domain associated with the choice of subsequent bariatric surgery after a shared decision making process,...
13/02/17 - Research
Protein and obesity
Obesity in Latin America is increasingly concentrated among women of low socioeconomic status, but surprisingly little is known about what such women eat or how their diets compare to others. However...
13/02/17 - Research
microRNA
Losing weight appears to reset the chemical messages that fat cells send to other parts of the body that otherwise would encourage the development of Type 2 diabetes, according to researchers led by...
19/09/17 - Industry
Stretta cases in Brazil
Mederi Therapeutics has announced that the first cases of Stretta Therapy, a non-surgical treatment for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), have been performed in Brazil. Dr Manoel Galvao Neto...
18/09/17 - Research
Diabetes research
A body of research putting people with Type 2 diabetes on a low-calorie diet has confirmed the underlying causes of the condition and established that it is reversible. Professor Roy Taylor at...
18/09/17 - Research
Obesity and cancer
Obese women with large bellies may be at risk of developing a different subtype of breast cancer than those with widespread fat accumulation, according to a study published in The Oncologist. The...

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