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26/07/16 - Research
Fighting disease
An enzyme that stimulates the breakdown of fats in immune cells helps trigger inflammation, or an immune response to pathogens, a study by Weill Cornell Medicine researchers suggests. The findings...
26/07/16 - Research
Obesity in China
One in three people is overweight and one in seven is obese in Jilin Province, north east China, finds a large study, published in the online journal BMJ Open. The researchers base their findings on...
26/07/16 - Research
Obesity in Samoa
The Samoas' world-leading rate of obesity is a recent phenomenon, heavily influenced by the globe's rapid shift to calorie-rich, processed foods and more sedentary lifestyles. However, a new study...
26/07/16 - Research
New Zealand study
Obese patients with type 2 diabetes had good long-term results after weight loss surgery, according to a study in New Zealand. The findings support other studies that indicate weight loss surgery is...
25/07/16 - Research
Brain activity
The brain's reward centres in severely obese women continue to respond to food cues even after they've eaten and are no longer hungry, in contrast to their lean counterparts, according to a recent...
27/04/17 - Policy
Postprandial hyperinsulinemia hypoglycaemia
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) has issued a Position statement on postprandial hyperinsulinemia hypoglycaemia after bariatric surgery for the purpose of enhancing...
27/04/17 - Research
Centers of Excellence outcomes
There is widespread variation in post-operative outcomes among bariatric centres of excellence in the US, according to a study published by researchers from the University of Michigan. The...
27/04/17 - Industry
Robotic hernia repair
TransEnterix has expanded the clinical adoption of the Senhance Robotic Surgical System to include a full range of hernia repair surgeries. Hernia repairs represent one of the largest procedural...

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