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18/10/16 - Research
Bariatric surgery and C-section
Women who undergo bariatric surgery before getting pregnant significantly lower their risk of caesarean delivery and increase the likelihood of healthy foetal and infant outcomes, according to...
19/10/16 - Research
Researchers from West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, have reported that whilst both Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) were...
18/11/16 - Research
Perceived obesity
In what is believed to be the first study of its kind investigating healthy individuals and their brain activity when perceiving themselves as either slim or obese, psychologists at the University of...
13/10/16 - Research
Surgery study
A team of researchers at seven institutions across the US is working to find out why some patients who undergo weight loss surgery do not lose the weight they expect or they regain weight. Dr...
12/10/16 - Research
Testosterone and body fat
A study in obese men with a low to low-normal testosterone - typical for the majority of obese men - has reported that while dieting men receiving placebo lost both fat and lean mass, the weight loss...
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...

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