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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...
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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