Surgery

After 30 years, new guidelines for weight-loss surgery

Two of the world's leading authorities on bariatric and metabolic surgery have issued new evidence-based clinical guidelines that among a slew of recommendations expand patient eligibility for weight-loss surgery and endorse ...

Overweight & Obesity

Are midlife women doomed to gain weight?

Weight gain is a common complaint of midlife women, with more than two-thirds of midlife US women being over the ideal weight threshold. Aging-related metabolic changes promote weight gain in both sexes, but women face additional ...

Medications

Weight loss surgery can change the way medicines work

About a third of Australians are obese and some require surgery to help with weight loss. However the surgery can change the way medicines work. In Australian Prescriber, weight loss experts Dr. Teresa Girolamo and Rosemary ...

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