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30/07/19 - Research
Obesity and food satisfaction
The propensity to overeat may, in part, be a function of the satisfaction derived from eating, according to a study by researchers from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. The study found no...
11/09/19 - Policy
MBSAQIP programme
The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), a joint quality programme of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic...
29/07/19 - Research
Vitamin D and diabetes
Vitamin D supplementation may slow the progression of type 2 diabetes in newly diagnosed patients and those with pre-diabetes, suggesting that high-dose supplementation of vitamin D can improve...
26/07/19 - Research
Sleeve gastrectomy and kidney failure
A recent analysis of trends in weight loss surgery among patients with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) and obesity reveals that sleeve gastrectomy is safe, and its use has increased in recent years...
26/07/19 - Research
Gut bacteria
Researchers at University of Utah Health have identified a specific class of bacteria from the gut that prevents mice from becoming obese, suggesting these same microbes may similarly control weight...
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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