Saturday 13 February 2016

Conference to focus on obesity issues

Medical professionals from across the UAE will discuss obesity-related topics at a conference organised by government-operated Al Qassimi Hospital, in cooperation with the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity (IFSO).


Obesity fight: Bariatic or bacteria

  The logic behind weight-loss surgery seems simple: rearrange the digestive tract so the stomach can hold less food and the food bypasses part of the small intestine, allowing fewer of a meal's calories to be absorbed. Bye-b


Long-term savings with weight loss surgery doubted

  Weight loss surgery does not lower health costs over the long run for people, according to a US study that challenges the idea that the costs of such surgery pay off later on in fewer medications and less care for people who ha

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