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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

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