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26/07/17 - Research
Screening endoscopy for balloons
Intragastric balloons may safely be placed without endoscopy using fluoroscopic guidance and a careful screening history prior to placement, according to research by Dr Elisabeth M H Mathus-Vliegen...
26/07/17 - Research
Weight and rectal cancer
A study by researchers form Rabin Medical Center and the Tel Aviv University in Israel has uncovered a link between being overweight or obese in adolescence and an increased risk of developing colon...
26/07/17 - Research
Researchers examining data from 30 of the top developed countries have reported that up to 90 percent of adult males, 80 percent of women and 50 percent of children may be overfat. The term overfat...
25/07/17 - Research
Social media
Allied healthcare professionals (AHPs) should be aware of patient engagement in social media technology platforms to ensure that they are receiving the correct pre- and post-operative information....
25/07/17 - Research
Fluid intake
Nurses on the bariatric surgery care team at a Connecticut hospital were having difficulty keeping track of patients' fluid intake after hospital admission. To standardize this process, and to avoid...
22/03/18 - Research
Lack of vitamin D and MetS
There is a strong association between vitamin D deficiency and metabolic syndrome (MetS) in postmenopausal women, according to the results of a study by researchers from Brazil. Investigators at São...
22/03/18 - Research
Visceral fat promotes diabetes
Visceral or abdominal fat - more than any other type of body fat - raises the risk of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes, according to a study by researchers at the Columbia University Irving...
19/03/18 - Research
Adolescent bariatric surgery
Only a small percentage of US teenagers and young adults with severe obesity undergo bariatric surgery, even though it is broadly considered the most effective long-term weight loss therapy,...

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