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Losing Tongue Fat Improves Sleep Apnea

Losing Tongue Fat Improves Sleep Apnea

Weight loss decreases tongue fat in obese patients with sleep apnea, study shows

Weight loss decreases tongue fat in obese patients with sleep apnea, study shows

New study evaluates effectiveness of weight loss surgery in individuals with obesity, diabetes

New study evaluates effectiveness of weight loss surgery in individuals with obesity, diabetes

Comparing surgical and non-surgical weight loss procedures

Comparing surgical and non-surgical weight loss procedures

A new non-surgical approach to lose weight

A new non-surgical approach to lose weight

Study: Weight loss surgery can increase risk of colorectal cancer

Study: Weight loss surgery can increase risk of colorectal cancer

Study shows perinatal outcomes following bariatric surgery between pregnancies

Study shows perinatal outcomes following bariatric surgery between pregnancies

Mercy Medical Center to establish the Maryland Bariatric Center

Mercy Medical Center to establish the Maryland Bariatric Center

Older adults can benefit from weight loss surgery, study says

Older adults can benefit from weight loss surgery, study says

Weight-loss surgeries can lead to better diabetes control in older adults

Weight-loss surgeries can lead to better diabetes control in older adults

Bariatric surgery is safe and beneficial for teenagers with morbid obesity

Bariatric surgery is safe and beneficial for teenagers with morbid obesity

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