weight loss surgery (bariatric)

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10/24/2017
Opioid Addiction a Danger After Weight-Loss Surgery

Patients were 46 percent more likely than after general surgery to take painkillers a year later

10/17/2017
Weight-Loss Surgery May Curb Risk for Certain Cancers

Endometrial and breast tumors were less likely among obese women who had the procedure

9/21/2017
One Weight-Loss Surgery Shows Lasting Results

Patients 77 pounds slimmer on average 12 years after gastric bypass, study finds

9/20/2017
Weight-Loss Surgery May Leave Some Anemic

It's a common problem, but one easily solved with long-term follow-up

7/26/2017
Don't Put Off Weight-Loss Surgery Till You're Heavier

Best results seen for those with pre-op BMI of less than 40, study says

6/6/2017
1 in 5 Weight-Loss Surgery Patients Using Opioids Years Later

Though procedure relieves obesity-related pain, it doesn't erase the need for painkillers, researchers report

5/26/2017
Gut Bacteria Changes After Some Weight-Loss Surgeries

Better diversity seen after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, researchers say

5/17/2017
Could a Weight-Loss Surgery Lead to Alcohol Abuse?

Patients who undergo Roux-en-Y gastric bypass appear more likely to develop drinking problem, study says

2/15/2017
Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Obese Patients Beat Diabetes

After procedure, some patients were able to stop taking insulin to control their blood sugar, researchers report

2/13/2017
FDA Issues Warning About Balloon Obesity Treatments

Some devices are over-inflating, and some have been linked to pancreas inflammation, agency says

12/29/2016
Gastro Issues May Be Downside to Weight-Loss Surgery

Stomach problems, food intolerance plagued many patients even 2 years after procedure, study found

11/14/2016
Weight-Loss Surgery Tied to Lower Heart Risks

Patients were less likely to develop irregular heartbeat, diabetes, heart failure, study finds

11/5/2016
Follow-Up Appointments Boost Weight-Loss Surgery Success

Those who saw doctor three times after procedure had better blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels

11/4/2016
Weight-Loss Surgery Brings Bigger Heart Benefits to Women: Study

Researchers suggest their bodies may respond differently than men after procedure

10/28/2016
Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Risk of Pregnancy Complications

Women who had procedure less likely to have large babies, need C-sections than obese women, review finds

10/19/2016
Having Baby Too Soon After Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risks

A suitable interval, plus proper nutrition, key to ensuring healthy mom and baby, study finds

9/21/2016
'Obesity Gene' Doesn't Affect Ability to Lose Weight: Report

Lifestyle, environment likely play bigger roles when dropping pounds, researchers say

8/31/2016
Weight-Loss Surgery Sheds Pounds Long Term

10-year follow-up study finds many who had gastric bypass kept weight off

8/26/2016
Friendships Matter if You Want to Lose Weight

Study found overweight people more likely to shed pounds if they spend time with thin friends

8/24/2016
Could Weight-Loss Surgery Boost Odds of Preemie Birth?

Monitoring is essential, especially later in pregnancy, study suggests

7/29/2016
Weight-Loss Surgery Doesn't Boost Bone Health: Study

Increased risk for fractures remained after procedure

7/18/2016
Obese Teens Take Weight-Loss Surgery in Stride

Procedure led to better walking, eased pain and improved heart rate, study shows