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New studies point to benefits of weight-loss surgery for teens with severe obesity

New studies point to benefits of weight-loss surgery for teens with severe obesity

Bariatric surgery may release toxic compounds from fat into bloodstream, study reveals

Bariatric surgery may release toxic compounds from fat into bloodstream, study reveals

Older adults can benefit from weight loss surgery, study says

Older adults can benefit from weight loss surgery, study says

Weight-loss surgeries can lead to better diabetes control in older adults

Weight-loss surgeries can lead to better diabetes control in older adults

Many teens may develop nutritional deficiencies years after bariatric surgery

Many teens may develop nutritional deficiencies years after bariatric surgery

New tool accurately predicts risks of death, complications from obesity and diabetes

New tool accurately predicts risks of death, complications from obesity and diabetes

Study defies decades-old patient eligibility guidelines for bariatric surgery

Study defies decades-old patient eligibility guidelines for bariatric surgery

Bariatric surgery may cut genetic risk for developing breast cancer

Bariatric surgery may cut genetic risk for developing breast cancer

Metabolic surgery patients two times less likely to have recurrent and fatal heart attacks

Metabolic surgery patients two times less likely to have recurrent and fatal heart attacks

Cancer risk reduces to half with over 20% weight loss in post- bariatric surgery patients

Cancer risk reduces to half with over 20% weight loss in post- bariatric surgery patients

Bariatric surgery is safe and beneficial for teenagers with morbid obesity

Bariatric surgery is safe and beneficial for teenagers with morbid obesity

Northwestern Medicine launches program to help women understand risk factors for osteoporosis

Northwestern Medicine launches program to help women understand risk factors for osteoporosis

Study compares costs, outcomes of surgeries at teaching and non-teaching hospitals

Study compares costs, outcomes of surgeries at teaching and non-teaching hospitals

Newly tested medical device mimics the effects of traditional bariatric surgery in rodents

Newly tested medical device mimics the effects of traditional bariatric surgery in rodents

Addressing the evidence behind various therapeutic options for adolescents with obesity

Addressing the evidence behind various therapeutic options for adolescents with obesity

Metabolic surgery improves health in obese diabetics

Metabolic surgery improves health in obese diabetics

Obesity associated with reduced taste sensation

Obesity associated with reduced taste sensation

Implantable brain chip could solve obesity epidemic

Implantable brain chip could solve obesity epidemic

New injection helps reduce body weight, glucose levels in patients with obesity

New injection helps reduce body weight, glucose levels in patients with obesity

Bariatric surgery patients at higher risk of death from substance use problems

Bariatric surgery patients at higher risk of death from substance use problems