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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...
17/11/17 - Research
LSG and acanthosis nigricans
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy can result in a substantial reduction in body composition and improvements in skin hyperkeratosis and pigmentation in obesity-associated acanthosis nigricans (AN), a...
16/11/17 - Research
Adolescent bariatric surgery
Vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG) in adolescents can cause changes in brain and cognitive functioning relevant to obesogenic behaviour and result in weight loss that was associated with reduced...
16/11/17 - Research
T2DM risk
The common approach of intensive glucose control to achieve low blood sugar targets in type 2 diabetes can increase the risk of mortality, according to a study by researchers from Cardiff University...

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