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.

Medical research

Study: First-pass metabolism of alcohol occurs in women's stomachs

While scientists have broadly agreed that a fraction of the alcohol people consume is broken down before it reaches the bloodstream in a process called first-pass metabolism (FPM), they have been uncertain whether this process ...

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