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31/05/17 - Research
Burning bone fat
Researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have reported that exercising burns the fat found within bone marrow and offers evidence that this process improves bone quality and...
31/05/17 - Research
LRYGB vs LMGB
Researchers from the Limmattal Hospital in Zurich-Schlieren, Switzerland, have begun recruitment into a study that is comparing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) and laparoscopic mini...
23/05/17 - Research
Surgery and heart failure risk
Bariatric surgery reduces the long-term risk of heart failure by more than half in obese patients without a history of heart disease or stroke, according to a study published by researchers from...
23/05/17 - Industry
EnteroMedics acquisition
EnteroMedics has acquired the Gastric Vest System through its acquisition of BarioSurg. The Gastric Vest is an investigational, minimally-invasive, laparoscopically implanted medical device being...
23/05/17 - Research
Revita-2 study
Fractyl Laboratories has announced that the first patient in Europe has been treated as part of a clinical trial called Revita-2. The trial is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the...
12/12/17 - Research
Probiotics and prebiotics
Manipulating gut microbiota through the administration of prebiotics or probiotics may assist in weight loss and reduce plasma glucose and serum lipid levels, decreasing the incidence of...
12/12/17 - Research
GERD
EndoGastric Solutions has introduced the EsophyX Z+ device that offers expanded endoscope compatibility and joins the company’s portfolio of specialised technologies used to perform the Transoral...
12/12/17 - Research
Intragastric balloon
Intragastric balloon (IB) can be considered as adjuvant therapy for obesity in female adolescents after the first menstrual cycle to treat obesity-associated morbidities where conventional treatment...

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