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27/03/20 - Research
COVID-19
Approximately 70% of patients admitted to intensive care units in UK hospitals as a result of coronavirus are overweight or have obesity or morbidly obesity, according to an analysis by the Intensive...
23/03/20 - Research
T2DM
According to a study by scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys and the University of Michigan Medical School, misfolded proinsulin - a protein the body normally processes into insulin - is an early...
25/03/20 - Research
Excess levels of triglycerides
Researchers Mark Castleberry, a doctoral student, and professor Sean Davidson, both in the UC College of Medicine, have found a way to produce Apolipoprotein A5 (APOA 5) protein in the laboratory. It...
19/03/20 - Research
Surgery, CVD and strokes
Bariatric surgery resulted in 60% fewer fatal and non-fatal heart attacks and strokes among 3,701 men and women who had surgery, compared to the same number of patients who did not, during an average...
18/03/20 - Research
Surgical vs non-surgical outcomes
People with severe obesity who underwent bariatric surgery maintained significantly more weight loss at five years than those who did not have surgery, according to a Kaiser Permanente study....
31/03/20 - Research
Post-op hypoglycaemia
Zealand Pharma, a Copenhagen-based biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of innovative peptide-based medicines, has announced positive topline results from a Phase 2 clinical...
31/03/20 - Research
Revita duodenal mucosal resurfacing
Patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes who received Revita duodenal mucosal resurfacing (DMR) had significantly improved blood glucose levels, liver insulin sensitivity and other metabolic...
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...

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