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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
Overfat
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...
19/09/17 - Industry
Stretta cases in Brazil
Mederi Therapeutics has announced that the first cases of Stretta Therapy, a non-surgical treatment for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), have been performed in Brazil. Dr Manoel Galvao Neto...
18/09/17 - Research
Diabetes research
A body of research putting people with Type 2 diabetes on a low-calorie diet has confirmed the underlying causes of the condition and established that it is reversible. Professor Roy Taylor at...
18/09/17 - Research
Obesity and cancer
Obese women with large bellies may be at risk of developing a different subtype of breast cancer than those with widespread fat accumulation, according to a study published in The Oncologist. The...

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