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27/06/19 - Industry
Product approval
Ethicon has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its Vistaseal open and laparoscopic Dual Applicators (35cm and 45cm), three next generation airless spray devices that combine biologics with...
27/06/19 - Research
MERIT Trial
Apollo Endosurgery has announced that the final patient has been enrolled in the Multi-Center ESG Randomized Interventional Trial (MERIT), the US-based, prospective randomised multi-centre-controlled...
27/06/19 - Research
Revisional bariatric surgery
Seventy experts from 27 countries have published the first consensus statement on revisional bariatric surgery (RBS) using the Delphi approach. The statement achieved consensus on a number of aspects...
26/06/19 - Research
Zero-calorie sweeteners
Researchers from the US National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) have reported that exposing pregnant and lactating mice to sucralose and acesulfame-K (a common...
26/06/19 - Research
Bariatric surgery eligibility
Forty-five worldwide scientific and medical societies are pushing to change national guidelines that would allow more patients with the chronic diseases of obesity and diabetes to be eligible for...
06/12/19 - Research
Obesity and brain inflammation
Researchers using MRI have found signs of damage that may be related to inflammation in the brains of obese adolescents, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological...
06/12/19 - Research
Surgery and subclinical heart function
The benefits of bariatric surgery for patients with obesity go beyond weight loss, according to a study, ‘Benefits of bariatric surgery on subclinical myocardial function using global longitudinal...
05/12/19 - Research
Epigenetic
Baylor College of Medicine researchers have shown that in a study in mice that a different molecular level of regulation - epigenetics - plays a key role in determining one's innate drive to exercise...

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