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04/04/18 - Research
Childhood obesity
Children with obesity may be more impulsive than those with normal weight, but during family-based behavioural treatment (FBT), the more impulsive of children with obesity may lose more weight,...
29/03/18 - Research
Surgery and relationship status
Two new Swedish studies have reported that bariatric surgery could have an impact on relationships, with one finding that major weight loss after bariatric surgery was associated with more divorces,...
29/03/18 - Research
Cancer
About one third of cancer cases are estimated to be linked to dietary and other modifiable risk factors, especially for obesity-related cancers such as breast, colorectal, ovarian, endometrial,...
29/03/18 - Research
Obesity, cancer and young adults
A Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine researcher has compiled evidence from more than 100 publications to show how obesity increases the risk of 13 different cancers in young adults....
29/03/18 - Research
Post-bariatric hypoglycaemia
Eiger BioPharmaceuticals has announced the first patient dosed in PREVENT, a Phase 2, multi-centre study of subcutaneous (SC) exendin 9-39 in post-bariatric surgical patients who experience...
17/04/18 - Research
Training paper
Authors in the Netherlands have published a Delphi consensus paper that will be used to develop a laparoscopic bariatric surgery-training model or curriculum in the country. The paper identifies 29...
16/04/18 - Research
End healthy obesity
A paper by researchers at Loughborough University has called for an end to the term 'healthy obesity', due to it being misleading and flawed. The focus should instead be on conducting more in-depth...
16/04/18 - Research
Small intestine bacteria
Although the vast majority of research on the gut microbiome has focused on bacteria in the large intestine, a new study shows how the typical calorie-dense western diet can induce expansion of...

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