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29/04/19 - Research
European Congress on Obesity 2019
Obesity is linked with an increased risk of developing anxiety and depression in children and adolescents, independent of traditional risk factors such as parental psychiatric illness and...
29/04/19 - Research
European Congress on Obesity 2019
The disconnect between perceptions of health care providers (HCPs) and people with obesity (PwO) is revealed in an international study (the ACTION-IO study) presented at this year's European Congress...
29/04/19 - Research
European Congress on Obesity 2019
Women who have undergone bariatric surgery appear to be at higher risk of developing complications during pregnancy, and their babies seem more likely to be born prematurely, small for gestational...
29/04/19 - Community
Mal Fobi’s Corner
Vertical resection of the stomach to reduce the gastric reservoir in the biliopancreatic diversion operation (BPD) was introduced by Hess in order to decrease the incidence of marginal ulcers in that...
29/04/19 - Research
European Congress on Obesity 2019
New research presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Glasgow, Scotland, has revealed that a quarter of patients have never had their BMI recorded by their GP. The study was...
18/11/19 - Research
Obesity-related cancer
The overall rate of new cancer cases is decreasing in men but increasing in women younger than 80 years, and obesity-related cancers are increasing in young people, according to a study on cancer...
18/11/19 - Research
Bariatric surgery and life expectancy
Patients with obesity who undergo bariatric surgery live longer and are less likely to experience a clot-caused stroke than those who do not, according to preliminary research to be presented at the...
15/11/19 - Research
Why bariatric surgery works
Researchers from UC San Francisco have suspected for some time that one reason bariatric surgery is so surprisingly effective at blocking hunger is that it causes food to pass very rapidly from the...

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