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

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

Sleeve gastrectomy rates are increasing among U.S. patients with kidney failure

Sleeve gastrectomy rates are increasing among U.S. patients with kidney failure

Liver fat biomarker levels linked with metabolic health benefits of exercise, study finds

Liver fat biomarker levels linked with metabolic health benefits of exercise, study finds

Bariatric surgery before AF ablation reduces arrhythmia recurrence risk

Bariatric surgery before AF ablation reduces arrhythmia recurrence risk

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

Higher doses of radiation during x-ray for obese people raise cancer risk

Higher doses of radiation during x-ray for obese people raise cancer risk

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

Experts debate over whether gut or brain is more important in regulating appetite

Experts debate over whether gut or brain is more important in regulating appetite

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

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

Lifestyle interventions may delay onset of Type 2 diabetes in patients with pre-diabetes

Lifestyle interventions may delay onset of Type 2 diabetes in patients with pre-diabetes

Gastric sleeve or bypass surgery can prevent womb cancer in obese women

Gastric sleeve or bypass surgery can prevent womb cancer in obese women

Preoperative weight loss may not provide health benefits after surgery

Preoperative weight loss may not provide health benefits after surgery

Liver transplant and weight-loss surgery combination offers long-term benefits to obese patients

Liver transplant and weight-loss surgery combination offers long-term benefits to obese patients

CHLA researchers highlight need to include overweight subjects in metabolic research

CHLA researchers highlight need to include overweight subjects in metabolic research

Weight loss surgery is effective under the right situations

Weight loss surgery is effective under the right situations

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

Study: People with severe obesity constantly try to reduce or control their weight

Study: People with severe obesity constantly try to reduce or control their weight

Researchers develop 'surgery in a pill' to reverse type 2 diabetes

Researchers develop 'surgery in a pill' to reverse type 2 diabetes

HSS study aims to find if bariatric surgery prior to knee replacement can improve outcomes

HSS study aims to find if bariatric surgery prior to knee replacement can improve outcomes