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Scientists discover cells that chaperone food antigens in the intestine

Scientists discover cells that chaperone food antigens in the intestine

UCSD now offer novel weight-loss surgery, gastric plication

UCSD now offer novel weight-loss surgery, gastric plication

Bariatric surgery safe for CKD patients with obesity

Bariatric surgery safe for CKD patients with obesity

World’s “fattest man” needs an army of carers

World’s “fattest man” needs an army of carers

Study demonstrates safety of weight reduction surgery in morbidly obese adolescents

Study demonstrates safety of weight reduction surgery in morbidly obese adolescents

Gastric bypass superior to lap banding finds study

Gastric bypass superior to lap banding finds study

Weight loss surgery can improve blood sugar control in diabetes patients

Weight loss surgery can improve blood sugar control in diabetes patients

Weight loss surgery cuts risk of heart attacks, strokes: Study

Weight loss surgery cuts risk of heart attacks, strokes: Study

First Edition: December 13, 2011

First Edition: December 13, 2011

New, incision-free surgery to manage chronic acid reflux

New, incision-free surgery to manage chronic acid reflux

Medicare touts progress on closing doughnut hole

Medicare touts progress on closing doughnut hole

HHS Secretary tours Alaska health care facilities; judge halts rollback of Ariz. same-sex benefits

HHS Secretary tours Alaska health care facilities; judge halts rollback of Ariz. same-sex benefits

Duodenal switch may lead to more weight loss but more complications: Study

Duodenal switch may lead to more weight loss but more complications: Study

Bariatric surgery is cost-effective but has long-term complications

Bariatric surgery is cost-effective but has long-term complications

Hospitals with higher surgical volumes less likely to cause unintentional serious injuries

Hospitals with higher surgical volumes less likely to cause unintentional serious injuries

New ways for treating diabetes

New ways for treating diabetes

Bariatric surgery cost-effective for all obese

Bariatric surgery cost-effective for all obese

Reductions in obesity-related medical costs offset cost of gastric banding surgery within 2.25 years

Reductions in obesity-related medical costs offset cost of gastric banding surgery within 2.25 years

Surgery plus exercise and diet might help reduce weight in obese people

Surgery plus exercise and diet might help reduce weight in obese people

UC Irvine researchers discover top six risk factors for weight loss surgery

UC Irvine researchers discover top six risk factors for weight loss surgery