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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
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...
23/03/18 - Research
Childhood predictors of obesity
Childhood predictors of becoming overweight or obese as adults in New Zealand include being male, born into a single-parent family, having parents with larger body size and limited or no...
23/03/18 - Research
Swedish Obese Subjects Study
Patients who underwent bariatric surgery ran a significantly lower risk of developing severe chronic kidney disease and failure, when compared to conventionally treated patients, according to the...
23/03/18 - Research
Serotonin and obesity
Serotonin play a significant role in the body's weight gain and calorie control, according to researchers from Flinders University, SAHMRI and the University of Adelaide. It has been known for years...

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