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18/10/17 - Research
Adolescent obesity
New guidance from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has emphasised the need for obstetrician–gynaecologist to be aware of and sensitive to obesity in adolescent patients...
11/10/17 - Research
Obesity and cancer
According to the report from the CDC and the US National Cancer Institute being obese or overweight was associated with cancer cases involving more than 630,000 Americans in 2014, and this includes...
06/10/17 - Research
Post-op weight regain
During the course "Understanding and Treating the Recurrence of Obesity", that kickstarted the XVIII Brazilian Congress of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, experts had the opportunity to discuss the...
06/10/17 - Research
Bariatric surgery and cancer
Severely obese patients who undergo bariatric surgery lower their risk of developing cancer by at least a third, according to a University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine researcher leading a...
06/10/17 - Research
Gastric plication and Endobarrier
New data released from the Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medications (IK+EM) on the comparison of 40 patients who underwent either gastric plication or EndoBarrier treatment or were control...
18/10/17 - Research
Contraception and bariatric surgery
Many women do not follow the guidelines to prevent pregnancy for an 18-month period following bariatric surgery, according to researchers examining post-surgery contraceptive practices and conception...
18/10/17 - Research
Pain thresholds and obesity
Healthcare professionals should consider pain thresholds and tolerance of pain when treating severely obese patients for acute or chronic pain, according to a study by researchers from Leiden...
18/10/17 - Research
Gut fungi
A high-fat diet changes fungi in the gut and may play a role in the development of obesity, according to a study in mSphere, a journal of the American Society for Microbiology. While gut microbes...

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