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09/08/19 - Research
Intuitive Surgical has announced the acquisition of Schölly Fiberoptic’s robotic endoscope business and that it will integrate Schölly’s robotic endoscope manufacturing line, and two Schölly sites...
08/08/19 - Research
Neuromodulation and obesity
Researchers at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil assessing transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), a non-invasive neuromodulation technique that can help reduce appetite, food...
06/08/19 - Research
Hormone infusion
A small study examining the effects of subcutaneous infusion of three hormones - glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1), oxyntomodulin (OXM) and peptide YY (PYY) collectively known as ‘GOP’ - on glycaemia...
06/08/19 - Research
Bariatric surgery and counselling
A study from the Netherlands examining contraceptive use pre- and post-operatively in women who underwent bariatric surgery has reported that 60% of women are using safe contraception post-...
06/08/19 - Research
Shaking up microbiome
Whole body vibration appears to improve how well our body uses glucose as an energy source and adjust our microbiome and immune cells to deter inflammation, according to researchers from Medical...
21/08/19 - Research
The underlying causes of inflammation in obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are multifactorial and complex, which has hampered efforts to develop treatments to prevent complications from a...
21/08/19 - Research
Briatric surgery risk/benefit calculator
A new surgical risk/benefit calculator that will provide metabolic and bariatric surgeons and their patients with accurate, patient-specific information to guide surgical decision making and informed...
21/08/19 - Research
Autophagy and metabolic disease
Researchers at the University of Florida are investigating how autophagy - the body's way of cleaning out damaged cells, in order to regenerate newer, healthier cells - plays a role in metabolic...

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