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20/02/20 - Research
Hippocampus and junk food
A team of researchers from Australia, the US and the UK has found that eating junk food can alter the ability of the hippocampus to constrain junk food intake, after they conducted experiments on...
19/02/20 - Research
Metformin has been reported to be effective at lowering some measures of obesity in children and adolescents, according to the results of a systematic review and meta-analysis. The researchers...
19/02/20 - Research
Salivary uric acid
Saliva can be used for the early detection of the risk of developing diseases associated with surplus body fat, according to researchers at the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP) and the...
18/02/20 - Research
herbal medicines with weight loss
There is currently insufficient evidence to recommend any of the herbal medicines for weight loss according to researchers from the University of Sydney, Australia, who conducted the first global...
17/02/20 - Research
Bariatric surgery and alcohol
Both Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) may dramatically change patients' sensitivity to and absorption of alcohol, according to researchers at the University...
25/02/20 - Research
Obesity classifcation
Researchers are proposing a new scientifically correct and medically actionable disease classification system for obesity, according to a paper published online in Obesity, the journal of The Obesity...
25/02/20 - Research
Smoking and bariatric surgery
Smoking prevalence after bariatric surgery is the same as pre-surgery levels within seven years of the procedure, according to research led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public...
25/02/20 - Research
IBT and liraglutide
Intensive behavioural therapy (IBT) combined with liraglutide 3.0mg (Saxenda) can produce clinically-meaningful weight loss in patients who receive the treatment in predominantly primary care...

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