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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

Women who have undergone bariatric surgery may be at higher risk of pregnancy complications

Women who have undergone bariatric surgery may be at higher risk of pregnancy complications

'Tummy tuck' can be safely performed in obese patients with no increase in complications

'Tummy tuck' can be safely performed in obese patients with no increase in complications

Bariatric surgery changes the way our body senses food

Bariatric surgery changes the way our body senses food

Human trials set to begin for testing new 'fat pill' in overweight patients

Human trials set to begin for testing new 'fat pill' in overweight patients

Novel technique detects new strains of microbes in human fecal microbiota after obesity surgery

Novel technique detects new strains of microbes in human fecal microbiota after obesity surgery

New battery-free, implantable device aids weight loss

New battery-free, implantable device aids weight loss

Lower BMI before obesity surgery predicts greater post-operative weight loss, study finds

Lower BMI before obesity surgery predicts greater post-operative weight loss, study finds

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