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12/02/19 - Research
Excessive weight gain
Excessive weight gain in children under two years can lead to cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors in teenage years including increased cholesterol, being overweight and having fat around the...
12/02/19 - Research
Surgery and glucose management
How bariatric surgery helps people with obesity and diabetes is related to changes in the way the gut senses food and nutrients after the operation, according to researchers from the Cambridge...
12/02/19 - Research
Satiety neurons
Researchers at Helmholtz Zentrum München, partners in the German Center for Diabetes Research, have identified a molecular switch that controls the function of satiety neurons, and therefore, body...
01/02/19 - Research
Magnetic liver retraction
Levita Magnetic Surgical System facilitates a safe, reproducible, incision-less technique for port-less intra-abdominal liver retraction during bariatric surgery, according to researchers from Duke...
01/02/19 - Research
Metabolic diseases
Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Institute for Drug Research, Israel, led by Professor Amiram Goldblum, have discovered 27 new molecules that all activate a special protein called...
19/02/19 - Research
Lypla1 gene
Susceptibility to obesity, insulin resistance and other cardio-metabolic traits may also be dependent on a person's sex. An international research team of the University of California (UCLA),...
19/02/19 - Research
High-protein, low-calorie diet
Geriatricians have long struggled with how to recommend safe weight loss for seniors, because dropping pounds can lead to muscle and bone loss. However, a high-protein, low-calorie diet helps older...
14/02/19 - Research
Patient experiences
A PhD student at Swansea University has begun a study that is exploring patient experiences during their journey through bariatric surgery. Specifically, looking at the patients’ responses to...

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