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  • Sleeve Gastrectomy: Increase in Use, Weight Loss, and Revisions

    Source: Weightloss surgery news

    Sleeve gastrectomy has rapidly become a popular weight loss surgery. Over the last five years, it has gone from a relatively rare operation to the most commonly performed bariatric procedure.

    While the use of this procedure has increased in recent years, there is still much to learn about long term weight loss and complications.

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  • Weight loss surgery can be a safe option for obese children

    Source: Medical Xpress

    Weight loss surgery does not stunt the growth of obese children when applied within a clinical pathway. It is a safe option to use and provides hope for youngsters who are unable to shed pounds through weight management programs that include counseling and lifestyle changes. So says Professor Aayed Alqahtani of King Saud University (KSU) in Saudi Arabia, after tracking the progress of almost 300 children who had all undergone such surgery through a standardized clinical pathway that was created and applied by Alqahtani in his practice at KSU. The findings are published in Springer’s journal Obesity Surgery.

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  • Stress reduction may reduce fasting glucose in overweight and obese women

    Source: Medical Xpress

    A treatment known as mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) may decrease fasting glucose and improve quality of life in overweight and obese women, new research suggests. The results will be presented in a poster Friday, March 6, at ENDO 2015, the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in San Diego.

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  • Impact of Obesity on Fertility Can be Reversed

    Source: Bioscience Technology

    In a breakthrough discovery, researchers at the University of Adelaide have revealed how damage from obesity is passed from a mother to her children, and also how that damage can be reversed.

    The findings, by a team led by the University’s Robinson Research Institute, have major implications for the future of fertility research and are published in the journal Development

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  • Hunger Zapping Obesity Device Gets FDA Approval

    Source: Weightloss surgery news

    The FDA has approved the Maestro Rechargeable System, a new type of medical device for obesity that uses electrical impulses to reduce hunger and increase feelings of fullness.

    The Maestro System is designed to aid weight loss by blocking signals in the nerve pathway between the brain and the stomach that control feelings of hunger and fullness. This therapy is called VBLOC (vagal blocking) Therapy.

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