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Newswise: More Interventions Follow Gastric Bypass than Gastric Sleeve, Large Study Shows
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    15-Jan-2020 11:00 AM EST

More Interventions Follow Gastric Bypass than Gastric Sleeve, Large Study Shows

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

A study involving tens of thousands of bariatric surgery patients found that gastric bypass patients were significantly more likely than gastric sleeve patients to end up back in the hospital in the years following surgery.

Channels: All Journal News, Digestive Disorders, Healthcare, Obesity, Surgery, Weight Loss, JAMA,

Released:
13-Jan-2020 12:00 PM EST
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AED Publishes Nine Truths about Weight and Eating Disorders

Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

The Academy for Eating Disorders has published a new document for their Nine Truths program on weight and eating disorders.

Channels: Healthcare, Mental Health, Obesity, Psychology and Psychiatry, Public Health, Weight Loss,

Released:
14-Jan-2020 11:10 AM EST
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Low-Fat Diet Linked to Lower Testosterone Levels in Men

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

For the many men diagnosed with testosterone deficiency, losing weight can help increase testosterone levels. But certain diets – specifically a low-fat diet – may be associated with a small but significant reduction in testosterone, suggests a study in The Journal of Urology®, Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The Journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Channels: Health Food, Men's Health, Nutrition, Weight Loss, All Journal News,

Released:
10-Jan-2020 10:05 AM EST
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Newswise: Weight Loss Improves Sleep Apnea Primarily by Reducing Tongue Fat
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    10-Jan-2020 12:15 AM EST

Weight Loss Improves Sleep Apnea Primarily by Reducing Tongue Fat

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Weight loss in obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) appears to improve sleep apnea primarily by reducing tongue fat, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

Channels: Obesity, Sleep, Weight Loss, National Institutes of Health (NIH), All Journal News, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders, Surgery, Staff Picks,

Released:
8-Jan-2020 3:40 PM EST
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Newswise: New study unravels the complexity of childhood obesity

New study unravels the complexity of childhood obesity

University of Notre Dame

In a new study led by the University of Notre Dame, researchers examined how various psychological characteristics of children struggling with their weight, such as loneliness, anxiety and shyness, combined with similar characteristics of their parents or guardians and family dynamics affect outcomes of nutritional intervention.

Channels: Children's Health, Diabetes, Family and Parenting, Nutrition, Obesity, Weight Loss, Scientific Reports, All Journal News,

Released:
6-Jan-2020 3:20 PM EST
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A New Non-surgical Option Helps You Lose Weight and Keep It Off

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Jonah Cohen, MD, a gastroenterologist and Director of the Center for Bariatric Endoscopy at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, discusses a new non-surgical option that helped one of his patients, Laurie, lose and keep her weight off.

Channels: Exercise and Fitness, Healthcare, Nutrition, Obesity, Public Health, Weight Loss,

Released:
6-Jan-2020 12:00 PM EST
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Weight Loss Procedures: Comparing Surgical and Non-surgical Options

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Daniel Jones, MD, Chief of Minimally Invasive Surgical Services and Director of the Bariatric Program at BIDMC, and Jonah Cohen, MD, Director of the Center for Bariatric Endoscopy at BIDMC, compare different surgical and non-surgical weight loss procedures.

Channels: Healthcare, Obesity, Surgery, Weight Loss, Diabetes,

Released:
6-Jan-2020 12:00 PM EST
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Derron’s Weight Loss Journey: How Surgery Changed His Life

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Derron Golden once weighed 360 pounds. As a result, he suffered from severe obstructive sleep apnea, high cholesterol, back pain, shortness of breath upon exertion and type 2 diabetes. After having weight loss surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in January 2018, he lost 150 pounds.

Channels: Obesity, Surgery, Weight Loss,

Released:
6-Jan-2020 12:00 PM EST
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