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26/06/17 - Research
Post-bariatric hypoglycaemia
Eiger BioPharmaceuticals has announced positive data from the Phase 2 multiple-ascending dose (MAD) study evaluating subcutaneous (SC) exendin 9-39 in post-bariatric surgical patients who experience...
26/06/17 - Research
Maternal obesity risk
Children of obese women are more likely to be afflicted by major birth defects, including malformations of the heart and genitals, according to a study by researchers from Sweden. For the study,...
26/06/17 - Research
ZGN-1061
Zafgen has announced new data for ZGN-1061, its second-generation MetAP2 inhibitor, at the American Diabetes Association's 77th Annual Scientific Sessions (ADA), that shows ZGN-1061 treatment causes...
14/06/17 - Research
Waist-to-height ratio
Calculating a person's waist-to-height ratio is the most accurate and efficient way of identifying whether or not they are at risk of obesity in clinical practice, according to a study by Leeds...
14/06/17 - Research
Body contouring
Only a small percentage of obese patients who have undergone bariatric surgery undergo additional body contouring surgery to reshape their bodies and remove excess skin, according to researchers from...
19/09/17 - Industry
Stretta cases in Brazil
Mederi Therapeutics has announced that the first cases of Stretta Therapy, a non-surgical treatment for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), have been performed in Brazil. Dr Manoel Galvao Neto...
18/09/17 - Research
Diabetes research
A body of research putting people with Type 2 diabetes on a low-calorie diet has confirmed the underlying causes of the condition and established that it is reversible. Professor Roy Taylor at...
18/09/17 - Research
Obesity and cancer
Obese women with large bellies may be at risk of developing a different subtype of breast cancer than those with widespread fat accumulation, according to a study published in The Oncologist. The...

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