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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...
18/10/17 - Industry
Product approval
TransEnterix has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the Senhance Surgical Robotic System. With this clearance, the Senhance becomes the first new market entrant into the field of abdominal surgical...
18/10/17 - Research
Contraception and bariatric surgery
Many women do not follow the guidelines to prevent pregnancy for an 18-month period following bariatric surgery, according to researchers examining post-surgery contraceptive practices and conception...
18/10/17 - Research
Pain thresholds and obesity
Healthcare professionals should consider pain thresholds and tolerance of pain when treating severely obese patients for acute or chronic pain, according to a study by researchers from Leiden...

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