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30/08/16 - Research
Personalised nutrition approach
People receiving personalised nutrition advice develop healthier eating habits including consuming less red meat and reducing their salt intake, according to a study published in the International...
30/08/16 - Research
Diagnosing obesity
Despite a growing epidemic, many medical providers fail to diagnose obesity in their patients and miss an opportunity to identify an important component of long-term health, according to a University...
30/08/16 - Research
Female weight and cancer
The duration of overweight and obesity in women's adult lives is associated with cancer risk, according to a longitudinal study published in PLOS Medicine. The study, led by Melina Arnold of the...
30/08/16 - Research
Vitamin D and obesity
Obese women have significantly greater total vitamin D stores than normal-weight women, although the pattern of distribution of the stores is similar, according to a study published in the Journal of...
30/08/16 - Research
Engineered gut bacteria
A new therapy that involves engineered gut bacteria may one day help reduce the health problems that come with obesity, according to research, ‘Altering the microbiota for weight control’, presented...
27/04/17 - Policy
Postprandial hyperinsulinemia hypoglycaemia
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) has issued a Position statement on postprandial hyperinsulinemia hypoglycaemia after bariatric surgery for the purpose of enhancing...
27/04/17 - Research
Centers of Excellence outcomes
There is widespread variation in post-operative outcomes among bariatric centres of excellence in the US, according to a study published by researchers from the University of Michigan. The...
27/04/17 - Industry
Robotic hernia repair
TransEnterix has expanded the clinical adoption of the Senhance Robotic Surgical System to include a full range of hernia repair surgeries. Hernia repairs represent one of the largest procedural...

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