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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...
17/04/18 - Research
Training paper
Authors in the Netherlands have published a Delphi consensus paper that will be used to develop a laparoscopic bariatric surgery-training model or curriculum in the country. The paper identifies 29...
16/04/18 - Research
End healthy obesity
A paper by researchers at Loughborough University has called for an end to the term 'healthy obesity', due to it being misleading and flawed. The focus should instead be on conducting more in-depth...
16/04/18 - Research
Small intestine bacteria
Although the vast majority of research on the gut microbiome has focused on bacteria in the large intestine, a new study shows how the typical calorie-dense western diet can induce expansion of...

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