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Bariatric surgery is an option for people who are severely obese and cannot lose weight by traditional means or who suffer from serious obesity-related health problems. The operation promotes weight loss and reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes by restricting food intake and, in some operations, interrupting the digestive process to prevent the absorption of some calories and nutrients.
Bariatric surgery in men linked to frequent sperm aberrations and lower fertility rates

Bariatric surgery in men linked to frequent sperm aberrations and lower fertility rates

Obesity and depression are entwined, yet scientists don’t know why

Obesity and depression are entwined, yet scientists don’t know why

Investigators identify evidence-based recommendations to enhance patient's postoperative recovery

Investigators identify evidence-based recommendations to enhance patient's postoperative recovery

Standardizing fluid intake may improve patient outcomes following bariatric surgery procedures

Standardizing fluid intake may improve patient outcomes following bariatric surgery procedures

Study compares long-term outcomes of bariatric surgery with medical, lifestyle management of diabetes

Study compares long-term outcomes of bariatric surgery with medical, lifestyle management of diabetes

Loss of smell linked to weight loss in mice despite same food intake, study reveals

Loss of smell linked to weight loss in mice despite same food intake, study reveals

Sense of smell may play key role in how the body deals with calories

Sense of smell may play key role in how the body deals with calories

Medically managed non-surgical method can help achieve weight loss and better health

Medically managed non-surgical method can help achieve weight loss and better health

Community-wide intervention reduces obesity risk factors in preschoolers from low-income families

Community-wide intervention reduces obesity risk factors in preschoolers from low-income families

Body contouring surgery is affordable to patients with insurance and income, says researcher

Body contouring surgery is affordable to patients with insurance and income, says researcher

Opioid use gradually increases few years after bariatric surgery, study shows

Opioid use gradually increases few years after bariatric surgery, study shows

Study reveals key role of gut microbiota in treatment with classic diabetes medication

Study reveals key role of gut microbiota in treatment with classic diabetes medication

New study finds dramatic reorganization of the gut caused by weight loss surgery

New study finds dramatic reorganization of the gut caused by weight loss surgery

Researchers discover size-sensing protein that controls glucose uptake and storage in fat cells

Researchers discover size-sensing protein that controls glucose uptake and storage in fat cells

Researchers shed light on variations in care and complications across bariatric surgery centers

Researchers shed light on variations in care and complications across bariatric surgery centers

One in five bariatric surgery patients likely to develop alcohol problems, study finds

One in five bariatric surgery patients likely to develop alcohol problems, study finds

Mental illness does not impact bariatric surgery outcomes, study finds

Mental illness does not impact bariatric surgery outcomes, study finds

High levels of thyroid hormone linked to more weight loss after bariatric surgery

High levels of thyroid hormone linked to more weight loss after bariatric surgery

Fat cells take over production of uridine from liver during fasting

Fat cells take over production of uridine from liver during fasting

Type 2 diabetes can be reversed with intensive medical treatment, study shows

Type 2 diabetes can be reversed with intensive medical treatment, study shows