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27/10/16 - Research
GP referral is effective
Tackling obesity by offering the opportunity to attend a weight loss programme during a routine consultation is effective, welcomed by patients and takes 30 seconds of physicians' time, according to...
27/10/16 - Research
Influencing food policy
Nutrition professionals need to increase their influence on food policy in Australia to dilute the heavy concentration of 'food industry' representatives with direct links to food policy decision...
20/10/16 - Research
Post-surgical pregnancy
Infants who were born less than two years after a mother's bariatric surgery had higher risks for prematurity, neonatal intensive care unit admission, and small for gestational age status compared...
19/10/16 - Research
Post-op work productivity
Patients who had bariatric surgery that resulted in weight loss, improved physical function or reduction in depressive symptoms also reduced their absenteeism at work, according to a Researcher...
18/10/16 - Industry
Product launch
Ethicon has launched their new, high precision ultrasonic device, Harmonic HD 1000i Shears, designed to address unique challenges in complex surgical procedures in the US. According to the company,...
17/08/17 - Research
Adhesive surgical glue
A non-toxic glue modelled after adhesive proteins produced by mussels and other creatures has been found to out-perform commercially available products, pointing toward potential surgical glues to...
17/08/17 - Research
Laparoscopic training videos
Researchers at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a new system that can efficiently search through hundreds of hours of laparoscopic surgery videos for events and visual features...
16/08/17 - Research
Obese cardiac surgery
After cardiac surgery, obese patients tend to require additional intensive care unit (ICU) services and longer recovery times when compared to non-obese patients. This results in more expensive, more...

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