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26/09/18 - Research
Fourth IFSO Global Registry Report
The Fourth IFSO Global Registry Report (2018) has been released at the XXIII World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) in Dubai, UAE....
25/09/18 - Research
Female Bariatric Surgeon in the Middle East
Dr Adriana Rotundo comes from a small town by the sea in the south of Italy, Catanzaro, where she completed her medical school in 2002. She then moved to Rome for her core surgical training. Dr...
26/09/18 - Research
Treating Hiatal hernias
Obesity is a known independent risk factor for the development of Hiatal hernia (HH) and symptomatic HH occurs in about 15-20% of patients who are candidates to bariatric and metabolic surgery, with...
24/09/18 - Research
Gut fast-acting synapses
Scientists believe that a surprising array of conditions, from appetite disorders and obesity to arthritis and depression, may begin in the gut. However, it has not been clear how messages in this so...
24/09/18 - Research
Urge to eat
A new study exploring the mystery of why when you are full, some people continue eating, has found that two tiny clusters of cells battle for control of feeding behaviour - and the one that drives...
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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