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Researchers report that weight-reducing bariatric surgery fuels job discrimination

Researchers report that weight-reducing bariatric surgery fuels job discrimination

Negative health effects of severe obesity

Negative health effects of severe obesity

Weight loss surgery and exercise lower risks of serious health problems

Weight loss surgery and exercise lower risks of serious health problems

Weight-loss surgery may reduce lower urinary tract symptoms

Weight-loss surgery may reduce lower urinary tract symptoms

Study finds that fat around heart closely associated with atrial fibrillation

Study finds that fat around heart closely associated with atrial fibrillation

Weight-loss surgery minimizes use of medicines in people with obesity

Weight-loss surgery minimizes use of medicines in people with obesity

Study provides new insight on taste change after bariatric surgery

Study provides new insight on taste change after bariatric surgery

Modern bariatric surgery can cut medications in obesity patients

Modern bariatric surgery can cut medications in obesity patients

Gastric bypass surgery provides better results than gastric banding

Gastric bypass surgery provides better results than gastric banding

More intensive types of approaches tend to be more effective in treating severely obese teenagers

More intensive types of approaches tend to be more effective in treating severely obese teenagers

State highlights: Iowa invests in autism program; rural docs feel the pinch of Wisconsin's low Medicaid payments

State highlights: Iowa invests in autism program; rural docs feel the pinch of Wisconsin's low Medicaid payments

New study shows that bariatric patients face lower cancer risks

New study shows that bariatric patients face lower cancer risks

Weight-loss surgery more effective than diet, exercise

Weight-loss surgery more effective than diet, exercise

Obese Americans report far greater overall satisfaction with weight loss surgery, medications

Obese Americans report far greater overall satisfaction with weight loss surgery, medications

Patients continue to lose bone at least 2 years after bariatric surgery, shows study

Patients continue to lose bone at least 2 years after bariatric surgery, shows study

Adults with Type 2 diabetes achieve better blood glucose control after sleeve gastrectomy surgery

Adults with Type 2 diabetes achieve better blood glucose control after sleeve gastrectomy surgery

Bariatric surgery not only helps reduce weight, but lowers cancer risk among obese people

Bariatric surgery not only helps reduce weight, but lowers cancer risk among obese people

New research finds positive correlation between bariatric surgery and reduced risk of atrial fibrillation

New research finds positive correlation between bariatric surgery and reduced risk of atrial fibrillation

Obese teens are likely to suffer nutritional deficiencies, says study

Obese teens are likely to suffer nutritional deficiencies, says study

14th Plymouth Symposium focuses on issues relating to obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome

14th Plymouth Symposium focuses on issues relating to obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome