Medical research

Intermittent fasting protects kidneys of obese mice

New research in a mouse model of diet-induced obesity finds that time-restricted feeding improves markers of kidney and vascular health. The research will be presented this week at the American Physiological Society (APS) ...

Surgery

Both bariatric surgery methods yield similar 10-year results

Long-term outcomes are similar after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) and laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) in patients with severe obesity, according to a study published online June 22 in JAMA Surgery.

Surgery

Exploring an interesting weight-loss surgery procedure

Globally, the burgeoning burden of obesity is aggravated by the limitations of available treatment options. Bariatric surgery, aimed at weight loss, falls short of addressing certain patient groups, such as those who are ...

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