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30/07/19 - Research
Obesity and food satisfaction
The propensity to overeat may, in part, be a function of the satisfaction derived from eating, according to a study by researchers from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. The study found no...
11/09/19 - Policy
MBSAQIP programme
The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), a joint quality programme of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic...
29/07/19 - Research
Vitamin D and diabetes
Vitamin D supplementation may slow the progression of type 2 diabetes in newly diagnosed patients and those with pre-diabetes, suggesting that high-dose supplementation of vitamin D can improve...
26/07/19 - Research
Sleeve gastrectomy and kidney failure
A recent analysis of trends in weight loss surgery among patients with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) and obesity reveals that sleeve gastrectomy is safe, and its use has increased in recent years...
26/07/19 - Research
Gut bacteria
Researchers at University of Utah Health have identified a specific class of bacteria from the gut that prevents mice from becoming obese, suggesting these same microbes may similarly control weight...
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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