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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...
17/11/17 - Research
LSG and acanthosis nigricans
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy can result in a substantial reduction in body composition and improvements in skin hyperkeratosis and pigmentation in obesity-associated acanthosis nigricans (AN), a...
16/11/17 - Research
Adolescent bariatric surgery
Vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG) in adolescents can cause changes in brain and cognitive functioning relevant to obesogenic behaviour and result in weight loss that was associated with reduced...
16/11/17 - Research
T2DM risk
The common approach of intensive glucose control to achieve low blood sugar targets in type 2 diabetes can increase the risk of mortality, according to a study by researchers from Cardiff University...

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