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23/05/17 - Research
Bariatric surgery and colorectal cancer
A study led by researchers in Sweden that patients who has bariatric surgery were more likely to die from rectal cancer, compared to colon cancer. The investigators from Karolinska Institutet,...
23/05/17 - Research
Weight loss post-RYGB
Certain patient factors can determine whether weight loss after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery is successful, according to the authors from the Department of Surgery and Department of...
17/05/17 - Research
Medicare beneficiaries and LAGB
Among Medicare beneficiaries undergoing laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) surgery, re-operation was common, costly, and varied widely across hospital referral regions, according to a study...
17/05/17 - Policy
European Obesity Day 2017
European Obesity Day will take place on Saturday 20th May and will be marked by events to be held across the region to draw attention to the growing obesity epidemic. Europe's leading organisation...
17/05/17 - Research
‘Healthy' obese
Research presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Porto, Portugal, has revealed that so called 'metabolically healthy' obese people are still at higher risk of cardiovascular...
17/01/18 - Research
Maintaining weight loss
A specific group of bile acids could directly burn away the lipids in fat depots possibly highlighting a new therapy against obesity, according to researchers at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de...
17/01/18 - Research
Bariatric surgery and mortality
Obese, middle-age men and women who had bariatric surgery have half the death rate of those who had traditional medical treatment over a 10-year period, according to a study assessing the long-term...
16/01/18 - Research
DSS-II bariatric recommendations
The recommendations regarding bariatric surgery from the Diabetes Surgery Summit (DSS-II) consensus conference in London, September 2015, should replace the National Institutes of Health (NIH)...

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