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14/05/18 - Research
Post-bariatric hypoglycaemia
Eiger BioPharmaceuticals has announced the first patient dosed in PREVENT, a Phase 2, multi-centre study of subcutaneous (SC) exendin 9-39 in post-bariatric surgical patients who experience...
03/05/18 - Research
Adolescent bariatric surgery and heart disease
Bariatric surgery can cut in half the risk of premature heart disease and stroke in teens with severe obesity, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association's...
03/05/18 - Research
Bariatric surgery and kidney disease
Patients who underwent bariatric surgery ran a significantly lower risk of developing severe chronic kidney disease and failure, when compared to conventionally treated patients, according to the...
03/05/18 - Research
Childhood predictors of obesity
Childhood predictors of becoming overweight or obese as adults in New Zealand include being male, born into a single-parent family, having parents with larger body size and limited or no...
03/05/18 - Research
Lack of vitamin D
There is a strong association between vitamin D deficiency and metabolic syndrome (MetS) in postmenopausal women, according to the results of a study by researchers from Brazil. Investigators at São...
19/10/18 - Research
US Latino men and obesity
Moving to the US could be taking a toll on the health of Latino men as a new study from Florida State University reported Latino men who are born or live in the US for more than five years are more...
18/10/18 - Research
3D imaging tracks Leptin
Many overweight people lack the feeling of being full and it was believed that this was due to the disrupted transport of the satiety hormone leptin to the brain. However, a group of scientists from...
17/10/18 - Research
Online obesity
Young children who spent more than half an hour a day online were almost twice as likely to pester their parents for junk food, according to a report published by researchers from the University of...

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