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25/05/18 - Research
Abdominal fat
An international research team has identified a novel adipokine that favours the development of insulin resistance and systemic inflammation, according to research published their results in the...
25/05/18 - Research
Weight loss industry
Researchers investigating the legality of on-pack nutrition and health claims routinely found on commercially available meal replacement shakes for sale in the UK, but that more than three-quarters...
25/05/18 - Research
Nasal device
The daily use of a novel nasal device to reduce the user’s ability to smell can induce weight loss and changes to dietary preferences in people aged 50 years and under, according to a study conducted...
25/05/18 - Research
Cancer risk
Researchers from Norway have reported that putting no weight increases the risk of cancer for middle-aged women.  The results of the study were presented at the European Congress on Obesity, in...
25/05/18 - Research
Obesity and cancer
Some 15,000 new cancer cases are diagnosed in Brazil each year, and researchers have reported that approximately 4 percent of these cases could be avoided by reducing overweight and obesity. The...
06/07/18 - Research
NAFLD cost
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) costs the US healthcare system US$32 billion annually, according to a first-of-its-kind study by Intermountain Healthcare researchers on the economic impact...
06/07/18 - Research
T2DM medications
Zafgen has announced positive full results from the its Phase 2 clinical trial of ZGN-1061, designed to demonstrate proof-of-concept efficacy and safety in patients with type 2 diabetes and establish...
06/07/18 - Industry
Product approval
Apollo Endosurgery has received Special 510(k) clearance from the FDA for the OverStitch Sx Endoscopic Suturing System. The OverStitch Sx System is a full-thickness flexible endoscopic suturing...

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