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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...
18/06/18 - Research
Obesity rates
Florida's obesity rate may be higher than originally thought according to an analysis of a robust clinical data repository, that shows a rate of 37.1 percent nearly 10 percentage points higher than a...
18/06/18 - Research
Intestine coating pill
Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital have reported a less invasive but equally effective treatment for reversing type 2 diabetes at bariatric, one that can offer the same benefits but that may...
18/06/18 - Research
Post-op muscle mass
Muscle mass and fat-free mass (FFM) levels are maintained in the body following a rapid post-surgical weight loss. The finding dispels fears that gastric bypass surgery may result in a detrimental...

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