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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...
12/12/17 - Research
Probiotics and prebiotics
Manipulating gut microbiota through the administration of prebiotics or probiotics may assist in weight loss and reduce plasma glucose and serum lipid levels, decreasing the incidence of...
12/12/17 - Research
GERD
EndoGastric Solutions has introduced the EsophyX Z+ device that offers expanded endoscope compatibility and joins the company’s portfolio of specialised technologies used to perform the Transoral...
12/12/17 - Research
Intragastric balloon
Intragastric balloon (IB) can be considered as adjuvant therapy for obesity in female adolescents after the first menstrual cycle to treat obesity-associated morbidities where conventional treatment...

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