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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...
12/12/17 - Research
Probiotics and prebiotics
Manipulating gut microbiota through the administration of prebiotics or probiotics may assist in weight loss and reduce plasma glucose and serum lipid levels, decreasing the incidence of...
12/12/17 - Research
GERD
EndoGastric Solutions has introduced the EsophyX Z+ device that offers expanded endoscope compatibility and joins the company’s portfolio of specialised technologies used to perform the Transoral...
12/12/17 - Research
Intragastric balloon
Intragastric balloon (IB) can be considered as adjuvant therapy for obesity in female adolescents after the first menstrual cycle to treat obesity-associated morbidities where conventional treatment...

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