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03/10/17 - Research
Bariatric surgery and male fertility
A meta-analysis of studies in which men underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) procedures found frequent sperm aberrations and lower fertility rates despite improvements in weight, androgen levels...
03/10/17 - Research
Gelesis100
Gelesis has revealed that a pivotal weight loss study of one of its product candidates, Gelesis10, exceeded one of the two co-primary endpoints with 58% of adults in the Gelesis100 treatment arm...
03/10/17 - Research
Anaemia risk
Researchers have reported a high rate of anaemia ten years after patients received Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), suggesting that long-term follow-up with a bariatric specialist is important to...
03/10/17 - Research
12 year RYGB data
For patients with severe obesity, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is associated with lasting benefits, according to the 12-year follow-up results of an observational, prospective study published in the New...
03/10/17 - Research
ZGN-1061
Zafgen has presented new data from a preclinical study evaluating ZGN-1061 in a mouse model of obesity and insulin resistance at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of...
22/06/18 - Research
Plus-size and obesity
The normalisation of 'plus-size' body shapes may be leading to an increasing number of people underestimating their weight and therefore undermining efforts to tackle England's obesity problem. While...
22/06/18 - Research
lincRNA
A large team of researchers from the US and China has succeeded in identifying a number of RNA fragments found in human fat tissue. Interestingly, the researchers also reported that the long...
21/06/18 - Research
Gastric banding
In a presentation at the recent IFSO-EC meeting in Athens, Greece, Professor Jean-Marc Chevallier (l'Hôpital européen Georges-Pompidou, Université Paris 5 à Paris, France) outlined the current status...

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