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31/07/17 - Research
Dulled taste
Researchers at Cornell University have reported that people with a diminished ability to taste food choose sweeter, and likely higher-calorie. food leading them to gain weight. Lead author, Dr Robin...
31/07/17 - Research
Hunger-controlling brain cells
study by researchers at The Rockefeller University suggests that the solution to the obesity epidemic all in our heads. The findings are the latest evidence that eating is a complex biological...
28/07/17 - Research
Childhood environment
People who experience unpredictable childhoods due to issues such as divorce, crime or frequent moves face a higher risk of becoming obese as adults, according to a study by a Florida State...
28/07/17 - Research
Obesity-linked disease
A multi-institutional scientific team led by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has discovered a previously unknown molecular link in the body that drives obesity and inflammation. Obesity...
27/07/17 - Research
Delaying bariatric surgery
Obese patients who underwent bariatric surgery were more like to achieve a BMI of <30 one year after surgery if they had a BMI<40 before surgery, according to a study published by JAMA Surgery...
23/02/18 - Research
POMC prohormone
Researchers at the University of Michigan Medical School have discovered how the appetite pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC) prohormone is produced and how the interruption of its regulation raise the risk...
23/02/18 - Industry
Product approval
Apollo Endosurgery has announced that the South Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety’s (MFDS) has approved of its Orbera Intragastric Balloon System to assist adult patients who are overweight...
23/02/18 - Research
Serological biomarker vs EGDS
Assessing bariatric patients prior to surgery for serological biomarkers instead of esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGDS) is an “excellent” substitute according to researchers from the University of...

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