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28/01/20 - Research
Surgery and colorectal cancer
Bariatric surgery may reduce the risk of developing colorectal cancer by one-third, according to a researchers from Kuwait who carried out a meta‐analysis to investigating the effect of bariatric...
28/01/20 - Research
US STEP-1 EndoBarrier Trial
GI Dynamics, a medical device company that is developing EndoBarrier for patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity, has enrolled the first patient in its United States (US) STEP-1 clinical trial at...
28/01/20 - Research
Colorectal cancer
A bacteria typically linked to periodontal disease, Fusobacterium nucleatum (F. nuc), could play an important role in the rising incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) in people under the age of 45....
27/01/20 - Research
Weight shaming intervention
In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers at Penn Medicine have showed that people who received a new stigma-reduction intervention, along with standard behavioural weight loss treatment, devalued...
27/01/20 - Research
Postprandial hypoglycaemia
Xeris Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharmaceutical company leveraging its novel technology platforms to develop and commercialise ready-to-use injectable and infusible drug formulations, has announced...
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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