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05/06/19 - Research
TLE3 genetic switch
Researchers at University of Utah Health have identified TLE3, a genetic switch that stops the conversion of white fat into thermogenic varieties. Fat cells come in three varieties: white fat, the...
04/06/19 - Research
FTO gene variation
Researchers from Columbia University Irving Medical Center have discovered that children who do not have obesity, but who are at risk for the chronic disease due to a common genetic variant eat more...
23/05/19 - Research
Bariatric surgery and cancer
Bariatric surgery was associated with fewer incidences of new colorectal lesions in patients undergoing bariatric surgery compared with a control group not undergoing bariatric surgery, according to...
23/05/19 - Research
Bariatric surgery is cost-effective
Performing bariatric surgery in patients with morbid obese with type 2 DM is a cost-effective strategy in Thailand, according to researchers from King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital (KCMH) and...
23/05/19 - Research
Faecal microbiota transplantation
Using capsules filled with faecal matter from a lean donor, researchers successfully changed some of the composition of the gut microbiota of patients with obesity, a possible step toward a new...
29/01/20 - Research
Surgery improves breathing issues
Bariatric surgery and weight loss appear to reverse some of the negative effects of obesity on the respiratory system, according to a study led by researchers from Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK....
29/01/20 - Research
Revita launch
Fractyl Laboratories has announced its first commercial partnership with HCA Healthcare UK (United Kingdom), making its Revita treatment commercially available for the first time for patients with...
28/01/20 - Research
Premature death
Compared with routine care, bariatric surgery is associated with a reduced risk of hypertension, heart failure and early death in a study based on information from a primary care database in the UK....

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