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24/03/17 - Research
MiniMizer Ring
Later this year, researchers in Australia will publish the first data from a study that is comparing sleeve gastrectomy vs sleeve gastrectomy with a MiniMizer Ring (Bariatric Solutions) in 400 obese...
21/03/17 - Research
Fat and liver
Researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center have reported that fat cells support the liver to maintain tight regulation of glucose and uridine, a metabolite the body uses in a range of...
20/03/17 - Research
Pancreas and diabetes
Umeå researchers have created datasets that map the three-dimensional distribution and volume of the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. The wealth of visual and quantitative information may...
20/03/17 - Research
Internal hernias
Internal hernia (IH) after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) is a frequent occurrence if mesenteric defects are left unclosed, therefore primary closure with a hernia-stapling...
16/03/17 - Research
Intensive medical treatment
Type 2 diabetes can be reversed with intensive medical treatment using oral medications, insulin and lifestyle therapies, according to a small study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of...
23/02/18 - Research
POMC prohormone
Researchers at the University of Michigan Medical School have discovered how the appetite pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC) prohormone is produced and how the interruption of its regulation raise the risk...
23/02/18 - Industry
Product approval
Apollo Endosurgery has announced that the South Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety’s (MFDS) has approved of its Orbera Intragastric Balloon System to assist adult patients who are overweight...
23/02/18 - Research
Serological biomarker vs EGDS
Assessing bariatric patients prior to surgery for serological biomarkers instead of esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGDS) is an “excellent” substitute according to researchers from the University of...

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