Diabetes

Hormone may offer new approach to type 2 diabetes

Researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and Oxford University have found a hormone that may offer an effective treatment for type 2 diabetes.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

High-dose sugammadex speeds reversal of neuromuscular block

(HealthDay)—Sugammadex at a dose of 4 mg/kg−1 of ideal body weight allows for shorter reversal of deep neuromuscular blockade in morbidly obese patients, according to a study published in the March issue of Anaesthesia.

Surgery

Gastric artery embolization shows promise in treating obesity

An interventional radiology technique shows promise for helping morbidly obese patients lose weight, according to the preliminary results of a study being presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society ...

Surgery

American College of Gastroenterology, Oct. 16-21

The annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology was held from Oct. 16 to 21 in Honolulu and attracted approximately 5,000 participants from around the world, including gastroenterology and digestive specialists ...

Surgery

Weight-loss surgery puts spark back into relationships

Bariatric surgery does not only benefit the health of patients who undergo this weight loss procedure. It also leads to greater intimacy between them and their life partners, and adds a spark to their sex life. It's all in ...

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