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29/10/19 - Research
Obesity and respiration
Adipose tissue accumulates in the walls of lungs, altering the normal structure of the airways causing inflammation in the lungs, according to researchers from University of Western Australia. They...
29/10/19 - Research
Obesity and addiction
A large analysis of personality studies has found that people with obesity have similar behavioural traits to people with addictions to alcohol or drugs, but obesity also shared behavioural overlap...
28/10/19 - Research
AAP guidance
The American Academy of Pediatrics (APP) has called for greater access for adolescent metabolic and bariatric surgery in a new policy statement, ‘Pediatric Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: Evidence,...
28/10/19 - Research
Adolescent bariatric surgery
Bariatric surgery is safe for teens with morbid obesity and is beneficial for young patients who would otherwise face potential lifelong risks of death associated with obesity, according to an...
28/10/19 - Research
Bariatric market
Independent bariatric equipment supplier, Benmor Medical, is attending the Medica Trade Fair in Dusseldorf, Germany, in search of distributors to help the UK manufacturer expand its export operations...
30/03/20 - Research
COVID-19
The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES) has released recommendations based on best available evidence and...
27/03/20 - Research
Childhood obesity
The factors causing childhood obesity are different for wealthier and poorer countries, and the management of the disease is complex, according to a report by Yale scientists. According to one study...
27/03/20 - Research
Childhood overweight and obesity rates
Although the overall prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents has fallen slightly over the past decade, the rates of both conditions have increased in the most disadvantaged...

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