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Despite weight-loss surgery, one in five adolescents still suffers from depression

Despite weight-loss surgery, one in five adolescents still suffers from depression

New handbook explores issues associated with medical tourism

New handbook explores issues associated with medical tourism

Researchers create cell lines to study gene expression in precursor brown fat and white fat cells

Researchers create cell lines to study gene expression in precursor brown fat and white fat cells

Bariatric surgery leads to greater intimacy between patients and their life partners

Bariatric surgery leads to greater intimacy between patients and their life partners

Zinc levels linked to formation of kidney stone

Zinc levels linked to formation of kidney stone

Plastic surgeries in the US surge due to increase in weight loss surgeries

Plastic surgeries in the US surge due to increase in weight loss surgeries

WHO report: Percentage of obese population set to rise in European nations

WHO report: Percentage of obese population set to rise in European nations

New study shows ulcer-causing bacteria can directly interact with stomach stem cells

New study shows ulcer-causing bacteria can directly interact with stomach stem cells

Miriam Hospital awarded BDC designation for bariatric surgery

Miriam Hospital awarded BDC designation for bariatric surgery

Bariatric procedure improves outcomes in obese patients looking to get joint replacement

Bariatric procedure improves outcomes in obese patients looking to get joint replacement

CVD risk assessment still important in severely obese adolescents

CVD risk assessment still important in severely obese adolescents

Bariatric surgery prior to joint replacement improves outcomes in obese patients

Bariatric surgery prior to joint replacement improves outcomes in obese patients

Gastrointestinal colonization with methanogens increases difficulty of losing weight after bariatric surgery

Gastrointestinal colonization with methanogens increases difficulty of losing weight after bariatric surgery

Methane-producing microorganism may thwart significant weight loss in bariatric patients

Methane-producing microorganism may thwart significant weight loss in bariatric patients

Bariatric surgery may not stunt growth of obese children

Bariatric surgery may not stunt growth of obese children

Teen-LABS study explores safety, health effects of surgical weight loss procedures

Teen-LABS study explores safety, health effects of surgical weight loss procedures

Experts question value of current obesity treatments

Experts question value of current obesity treatments

Researchers outline new approach to facelift surgery in patients with massive weight loss

Researchers outline new approach to facelift surgery in patients with massive weight loss

Jersey Shore University Medical Center offers robotic-assisted laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy

Jersey Shore University Medical Center offers robotic-assisted laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy

Combating pre-pregnancy obesity helps both mother and child

Combating pre-pregnancy obesity helps both mother and child