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Gastric Bypass Surgeries are any of a group of similar operations used to treat morbid obesity - the severe accumulation of excess weight as fatty tissue - and the health problems (comorbidities) it causes.
Losing weight does not lead to improved fertility in women

Losing weight does not lead to improved fertility in women

Study finds low testosterone levels among obese teen boys

Study finds low testosterone levels among obese teen boys

Study examines association of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery with weight loss, diabetes mellitus

Study examines association of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery with weight loss, diabetes mellitus

Low adropin levels may increase risk of metabolic disease

Low adropin levels may increase risk of metabolic disease

Research roundup: Disparities in head scans; Unnecessary heart tests; Americans hit the walkway

Research roundup: Disparities in head scans; Unnecessary heart tests; Americans hit the walkway

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery induces changes in the gut microbiota

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery induces changes in the gut microbiota

Most adolescents undergoing evaluation for bariatric surgery are deficient in vitamin D

Most adolescents undergoing evaluation for bariatric surgery are deficient in vitamin D

Type 2 diabetes often reverses after modified weight loss surgery

Type 2 diabetes often reverses after modified weight loss surgery

Early gastric bypass surgery improves durability of remission of Type 2 diabetes

Early gastric bypass surgery improves durability of remission of Type 2 diabetes

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery can increase risk of alcohol-use disorders

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery can increase risk of alcohol-use disorders

First study to demonstrate long-term and sustained cardiac benefit for patients after gastric bypass

First study to demonstrate long-term and sustained cardiac benefit for patients after gastric bypass

African-Americans and males lose significant weight after gastric bypass surgery

African-Americans and males lose significant weight after gastric bypass surgery

Bariatric surgery can remit or prevent diabetic nephropathy in obese patients

Bariatric surgery can remit or prevent diabetic nephropathy in obese patients

Bariatric procedure increases risk of alcohol use disorders two years after surgery

Bariatric procedure increases risk of alcohol use disorders two years after surgery

Study reviews role of gut microbes in nutrient absorption and energy regulation

Study reviews role of gut microbes in nutrient absorption and energy regulation

Obesity surgery shows threefold rise over five years

Obesity surgery shows threefold rise over five years

Viewpoints: 'Outrageously high fee' for emergency services; Mysterious rise in autism cases

Viewpoints: 'Outrageously high fee' for emergency services; Mysterious rise in autism cases

Bariatric surgery effectively controls diabetes

Bariatric surgery effectively controls diabetes

Bariatric surgery better than standard medical treatment for severe type 2 diabetes

Bariatric surgery better than standard medical treatment for severe type 2 diabetes

Minimally invasive treatments could target ‘hunger hormone’

Minimally invasive treatments could target ‘hunger hormone’