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29/10/18 - Research
Managing expectations
Patients who underwent bariatric surgery had very high, and often unrealistic, expectations on how the surgery would change their lives and healthcare professionals involved in treating this group of...
26/10/18 - Research
UK Biobank study
Elevated BMI has been shown to be a likely causal contributor to population patterns in mortality, according to a study led by the University of Bristol using measurements and mortality data from 500...
25/10/18 - Industry
Product approval
Standard Bariatrics has received a sleeve gastrectomy indication from the FDA for the Standard Clamp. The Standard Sleeve addresses issues of inconsistent surgical anatomy through an anatomy-based...
25/10/18 - Research
Bariatric surgery and womb cancer
A study of women who had sleeve gastrectomy or gastric bypass has found that precancerous tissue in their womb reverted to normal tissue when they lost weight. The study included 72 women with an...
22/10/18 - Industry
Product approval
Levita Magnetics has gained FDA approval for its Levita Magnetic Surgical System for use in bariatric procedures. Initially indicated for use in gallbladder removal procedures, the shaftless Magnetic...
15/07/19 - Research
Internalising weight bias
A new study by researchers at Penn Medicine and the University of Connecticut Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity surveyed more than 18,000 adults enrolled in the commercial weight management...
12/07/19 - Industry
Assets sale
TransEnterix, a medical device company that is digitising the interface between the surgeon and the patient to improve minimally invasive surgery, has announced the sale of certain AutoLap image-...
12/07/19 - Research
Sugary drinks and cancer
French researchers have found that drinking only a small glass of sugary drink per day could lead to an 18 percent increase in the risk of cancer and a 22 percent increase in breast cancers. The...

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