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Bariatric surgery can reduce significant weight in severely obese adolescents

Bariatric surgery can reduce significant weight in severely obese adolescents

Weight-loss surgery successful in treating overweight adolescents

Weight-loss surgery successful in treating overweight adolescents

Allergan receives FDA approval for expanded use of LAP-BAND System in obese adults

Allergan receives FDA approval for expanded use of LAP-BAND System in obese adults

European CE Mark approval for IntraPace's abiliti system

European CE Mark approval for IntraPace's abiliti system

Pros and cons of weight loss surgery in men and women

Pros and cons of weight loss surgery in men and women

FDA grants marketing clearance to Crospon's EndoFLIP product

FDA grants marketing clearance to Crospon's EndoFLIP product

FDA advisory committee's approval of Contrave for obesity encourages OAC, TOS, ASMBS

FDA advisory committee's approval of Contrave for obesity encourages OAC, TOS, ASMBS

Weight loss surgery ‘sky rockets’ in Australia

Weight loss surgery ‘sky rockets’ in Australia

Childhood obesity impacts musculoskeletal system

Childhood obesity impacts musculoskeletal system

Weight loss pill off shelves due to heart attack risk

Weight loss pill off shelves due to heart attack risk

Individual costs of being overweight and obese in the U.S.

Individual costs of being overweight and obese in the U.S.

Obesity hurts wallets and health, especially in women

Obesity hurts wallets and health, especially in women

Bariatric surgery rates rise among adolescents

Bariatric surgery rates rise among adolescents

Sleeve gastrectomy for weight loss surgery with no scars

Sleeve gastrectomy for weight loss surgery with no scars

Obese people prefer non-commercial, non-stigmatizing techniques for lifestyle-change interventions

Obese people prefer non-commercial, non-stigmatizing techniques for lifestyle-change interventions

Family members who undergo gastric bypass surgery together experience better clinical outcomes

Family members who undergo gastric bypass surgery together experience better clinical outcomes

Gastric bypass surgery can help improve ratio of total cholesterol to HDL cholesterol: Study

Gastric bypass surgery can help improve ratio of total cholesterol to HDL cholesterol: Study

Female patients have fewest complications, shortest hospital stays after gastric bypass surgery: Study

Female patients have fewest complications, shortest hospital stays after gastric bypass surgery: Study

Medical weight loss programs before bariatric surgery show no clinical benefit

Medical weight loss programs before bariatric surgery show no clinical benefit

Patients denied insurance for bariatric surgery develop new obesity-related diseases, conditions

Patients denied insurance for bariatric surgery develop new obesity-related diseases, conditions