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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...
10/12/18 - Research
Advanced-DiaRem
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have improved a standard bariatric surgery clinical scoring system (DiaRem) to extend the prediction time for diabetic remission following...
10/12/18 - Research
Very low-calorie diets
Hundreds of thousands of people in the England will receive NHS help to battle obesity and type 2 diabetes in a programme that will not only improve the health of patients but also save the NHS money...
06/12/18 - Research
BePatient trial and eHealth
Researchers from the Department of Surgery, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, the Netherlands, are carrying out the BePatient trial to determine whether patients benefit from different degrees of...

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