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22/02/18 - Research
Obesogens
A class of chemicals used in many industrial and consumer products has been linked to greater weight gain after dieting, particularly among women, according to a study led by Harvard TH Chan School...
20/02/18 - Research
Preventing weight regain
Adjuvant weight loss medications after bariatric surgery can stop weight regain and maintain weight loss, according to a study by researchers from the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Department of...
20/02/18 - Research
Post-op T2DM treatment
The six-year outcomes from a French study looking at the discontinuation or initiation of anti-diabetes treatment 6 years after adjustable gastric banding (AGB), gastric bypass (GBP) or sleeve...
19/02/18 - Research
Standard and distal RYGB
There are no statistically significant differences between standard and distal Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) two years post-surgery measured by patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs), according...
16/02/18 - Research
Loss of control
Pre-surgical loss-of-control (LOC) eating not related to relative weight loss after surgery, post-operative LOC eating may adversely affect long-term weight outcomes in adolescents, according to a...
23/02/18 - Research
POMC prohormone
Researchers at the University of Michigan Medical School have discovered how the appetite pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC) prohormone is produced and how the interruption of its regulation raise the risk...
23/02/18 - Research
Serological biomarker vs EGDS
Assessing bariatric patients prior to surgery for serological biomarkers instead of esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGDS) is an “excellent” substitute according to researchers from the University of...
22/02/18 - Research
Post-op bariatric support groups
There is an unmet patient requirement for a postoperative support group that is independent of weight loss success, according to researchers from Imperial College London, UK, who assessed how such a...

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