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19/09/17 - Industry
Stretta cases in Brazil
Mederi Therapeutics has announced that the first cases of Stretta Therapy, a non-surgical treatment for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), have been performed in Brazil. Dr Manoel Galvao Neto...
18/09/17 - Research
Diabetes research
A body of research putting people with Type 2 diabetes on a low-calorie diet has confirmed the underlying causes of the condition and established that it is reversible. Professor Roy Taylor at...
18/09/17 - Research
Obesity and cancer
Obese women with large bellies may be at risk of developing a different subtype of breast cancer than those with widespread fat accumulation, according to a study published in The Oncologist. The...
18/09/17 - Research
Dairy and diabetes risk
Scientists are looking at how differences in body composition may be a possible explanation for why consumption of some dairy products may be associated with a lower risk of developing type 2...
18/09/17 - Research
Reversing eye damage
Early eye damage caused by obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes can potentially be reversed by bariatric surgery, according to a study presented at this year's Annual Meeting of the European...
23/03/18 - Research
Childhood predictors of obesity
Childhood predictors of becoming overweight or obese as adults in New Zealand include being male, born into a single-parent family, having parents with larger body size and limited or no...
23/03/18 - Research
Swedish Obese Subjects Study
Patients who underwent bariatric surgery ran a significantly lower risk of developing severe chronic kidney disease and failure, when compared to conventionally treated patients, according to the...
23/03/18 - Research
Serotonin and obesity
Serotonin play a significant role in the body's weight gain and calorie control, according to researchers from Flinders University, SAHMRI and the University of Adelaide. It has been known for years...

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