New Cleveland Clinic Study Reveals Five-fold Increase in Procedure Within Three Years
Sleeve gastrectomy, a procedure where surgeons remove about 80 percent of the stomach, has become the most popular method of weight-loss surgery in America, surpassing laparoscopic gastric bypass, which had been the most common procedure for decades, according to researchers from Cleveland Clinic.
New Five-Year Study Finds Men and Women More Satisfied with Their Sex Lives After Weight-Loss Surgery
Both men and women see lasting improvements in their sex lives after bariatric surgery, according to a new study, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and presented here at ObesityWeek 2015, the largest international event focused on the basic science, clinical application and prevention and treatment of obesity.
New Study Finds Most Patients Still Have Improved Mobility, Less Joint Pain Three Years After Weight-Loss Surgery
After weight-loss surgery, 57 percent of patients with significant mobility issues before surgery no longer had them and about 70 percent of those with severe knee and hip pain or disability, experienced improvements in joint specific pain and function, according to new study, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), that followed patients for three years.
New Study Finds Healthcare Costs Drop Dramatically After Bariatric Surgery
A new study based on national insurance claims in the United States found that patients with obesity who had gastric bypass surgery cut their healthcare costs by nearly 40 percent after four years, and by 80 percent, if they also had type 2 diabetes before surgery.
Source: Medical Xpress
Eating breakfast causes obese people to be more active, according to the latest research published from researchers at the University of Bath (UK).