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04/10/16 - Industry
MIDSLEEVE™ gastric tube
In many countries in the world, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy has overtaken gastric bypass has the popular procedure. Despite its popularity, the procedure can still result in complications due to...
28/09/16 - Policy
IFSO Report
The Second IFSO Global Registry Report (2016) has been released at the XXI World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) in Rio de Janeiro,...
04/10/16 - Community
Exclusive interview
Bariatric News was delighted to speak with Professor Natan Zundel, President of IFSO and one of the pioneers of laparoscopic bariatric surgery in America. We discussed his career, his influences and...
04/10/16 - Research
Stretta Therapy
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is estimated to affect 20% of the population in the USA1, this equates to approximately 65 million people from a population of 320 million people. Most patients...
23/09/16 - Research
FTO gene
Carriers of the FTO gene are known to be on average 3kgs (6.6lbs) heavier and 70% more likely to be obese. However, researchers at Newcastle University, publishing in The BMJ, report that in a review...
27/06/17 - Policy
Scientific Statement
A Scientific Statement issued by the Endocrine Society has called for more research aimed specifically at understanding the underlying mechanisms that make it difficult to maintain long-term weight...
26/06/17 - Research
When KM Venkat Narayan first began studying type 2 diabetes in the early 1990s, it was considered a disease of adults in affluent countries. Today diabetes has spread to every country in the world,...
26/06/17 - Research
Insulin and the brain
Insulin in the brain may help regulate the hunger sensation and improve functional connectivity in the default-mode network (DMN), as well as in the hippocampus and hypothalamus, according to the...

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