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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...
17/01/18 - Research
Maintaining weight loss
A specific group of bile acids could directly burn away the lipids in fat depots possibly highlighting a new therapy against obesity, according to researchers at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de...
17/01/18 - Research
Bariatric surgery and mortality
Obese, middle-age men and women who had bariatric surgery have half the death rate of those who had traditional medical treatment over a 10-year period, according to a study assessing the long-term...
16/01/18 - Research
DSS-II bariatric recommendations
The recommendations regarding bariatric surgery from the Diabetes Surgery Summit (DSS-II) consensus conference in London, September 2015, should replace the National Institutes of Health (NIH)...

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