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31/08/18 - Industry
Product approval
Standard Bariatrics has received FDA clearance for the Standard Clamp, which according to the company, is a first-of-its-kind, disposable laparoscopic surgical clamp can assist surgeons performing...
29/08/18 - Research
Muscle and obesity
According to a new study by researchers from the University of Illinois, obesity diminishes a person's ability to build muscle after engaging in resistance exercise. University of Illinois...
29/08/18 - Research
The brain and obesity
Clinicians should consider how the way we think can make us vulnerable to obesity, and how obesity is genetically intertwined with brain structure and mental performance, according to new research by...
29/08/18 - Research
TEMPO registry
Researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH, are launching a landmark effort to collect information about people who are affected by rare genetic disorders that lead to excessive...
30/08/18 - Research
Specialised supplements
After metabolic and bariatric surgery (MBS), your body needs more nutrients than it did before surgery, due to a change in anatomy, decreased food intake, and potential malabsorption of nutrients....
18/04/19 - Research
Rheumatic disorders and surgery
A literature review by researchers looking at the complex relationship between obesity, various rheumatic diseases and bariatric surgery has underscored the need to establish long-term prospective...
16/04/19 - Research
Cognitive functioning and surgery
Young people with cognitive impairments and developmental disabilities (CI/DD), including Down syndrome, have similar weight-loss trajectories to those with typical cognitive function after bariatric...
16/04/19 - Industry
Product approval
Gelesis has gained FDA approval for its lead product candidate, PLENITY (Gelesis100), as an aid in weight management in adults with a BMI25–40, when used in conjunction with diet and exercise....

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