Diabetes

Strict diet explains metabolic effect of gastric bypass surgery

In many studies, bariatric surgery has been highlighted as an almost magical method for weight loss and reversing type 2 diabetes. One question that has remained largely unanswered is how the effect of surgery differs from ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q&A: reducing your risk of kidney stones

Dear Mayo Clinic: My father has a history of kidney stones. He has changed his diet in the past year, which seemed to help. I'm concerned though, since I had heard kidney stones can increase during the summer. Is this true? ...

Health informatics

Digital copy of your body allows treatments to be tried out

What if doctors could predict the treatment success for each individual? Patients would not be burdened unnecessarily and healthcare costs would drop. Researcher Natal van Riel of Eindhoven University of Technology is working ...

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