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Study:  Weight loss surgery linked to increased risk of bone fractures

Study: Weight loss surgery linked to increased risk of bone fractures

Relapse is common for bariatric surgery patients who quit smoking

Relapse is common for bariatric surgery patients who quit smoking

Gastric bypass more likely to require further treatment than gastric sleeve

Gastric bypass more likely to require further treatment than gastric sleeve

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

Metabolic surgery improves health in obese diabetics

Metabolic surgery improves health in obese diabetics

Researchers improve bariatric surgery scoring system to extend prediction time for diabetic remission

Researchers improve bariatric surgery scoring system to extend prediction time for diabetic remission

One size does not fit all in obesity treatment, study finds

One size does not fit all in obesity treatment, study finds

Apollo Endosurgery to distribute cold Ensizor Flexible Endoscopic Scissors in select markets

Apollo Endosurgery to distribute cold Ensizor Flexible Endoscopic Scissors in select markets

ATS publishes new guideline focused on weight loss strategies for sleep apnea patients

ATS publishes new guideline focused on weight loss strategies for sleep apnea patients

ATS publishes new guideline on role of weight management in sleep apnea treatment

ATS publishes new guideline on role of weight management in sleep apnea treatment

Weight loss surgery may impact individual's risk of developing cancer, shows study

Weight loss surgery may impact individual's risk of developing cancer, shows study

ASMBS announces addition of intragastric balloon to approved procedures and devices

ASMBS announces addition of intragastric balloon to approved procedures and devices

Bariatric surgery extends lifespan in obese patients, shows study

Bariatric surgery extends lifespan in obese patients, shows study

Obesity surgery reduces the risk of death by half finds new study

Obesity surgery reduces the risk of death by half finds new study

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

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

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

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

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

Loyola offers gastric balloon as new option to treat obesity

Loyola offers gastric balloon as new option to treat obesity

Study: Gastric band surgery has major benefits for moderately overweight people with type 2 diabetes

Study: Gastric band surgery has major benefits for moderately overweight people with type 2 diabetes