Just in case you missed any news last month, these were the 10 most read articles on bariatricnews.net in August 2014 including the latest research, product & industry news, policy news and more...
Bariatric surgery-induced weight loss induces remission of food addiction and improves several eating behaviours that are associated with the condition in extreme obesity, according to the study published in the journal Obesity...(more)
Patient gender and age significantly contribute to the success of bariatric surgery in a procedure-dependent manner, according to a study, 'Age- and sex-specific effects on weight loss outcomes in a comparison of sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a retrospective cohort study', published in BMC Obesity. The outcomes could have important implications for patients when choosing which surgery to receive...(more)
Patients with low blood levels of vitamin D are at increased risk of death and serious complications after non-cardiac surgery, according to a study published in Anesthesia & Analgesia. They believe their results warrant further study to see if giving vitamin D supplementation before surgery can reduce the risk of these adverse outcomes...(more)
Where you live and deprivation levels can affect your efforts to lose weight according to a study from the University of Sheffield, which found that people from wealthy areas are more likely to have used slimming clubs than people from more deprived areas. The study also found that those from more deprived areas are more likely to have used weight-loss medications than their richer neighbours...(more)