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30/05/18 - Research
UK obesity rates
Across England, Wales, and Scotland, morbid obesity rates in adults are expected to soar over the next 17 years - with the number of morbidly obese adults likely to exceed 4 million by 2035 - more...
30/05/18 - Research
Internet weight loss searches
New research on Google trends has revealed searches using the terms weight loss have increased, while those using the word obesity have decreased, potentially suggesting a normalisation of obesity in...
30/05/18 - Research
Abdominal fat
Research by scientists at King's College London, UK, into the role the gut plays in processing and distributing fat could pave the way for the development of personalised treatments for obesity and...
29/05/18 - Research
Surgery and testosterone production
Sleeve gastrectomy (can rapidly reverse obesity-related hypogonadism in morbidly obese men, restoring normal levels of testosterone and sex drive, according to a study by researchers from the...
29/05/18 - Research
Bariatric surgery and melanoma
Bariatric surgery is associated with a 61% fall in the risk of developing malignant melanoma skin cancer, and a 42% drop in the risk of skin cancer in general, according to a study by researchers...
15/10/18 - Industry
Obalon Touch Inflation System
Obalon Therapeutics has gained approval of a Premarket Approval Supplement (PMA-S) application for the Obalon Touch Inflation System, an automated system utilized to inflate the Obalon Balloon, from...
15/10/18 - Research
Obesity and early-onset colorectal cancer
Women who are overweight or have obesity have up to twice the risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC) before age 50 as women who have what is considered a ‘normal’ BMI, according to new research...
15/10/18 - Industry
EndoBarrier and CE mark
GI Dynamics has announced the selection of Intertek as the company’s notified body to continue working toward re-attaining the CE Mark for its EndoBarrier product, an endoscopically delivered device...

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