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Latests numbers released by the International Diabetes Federation have revealed that the number of Australian adults diagnosed with diabetes has reached almost 1.7 million - or one in ten. … Read More >>
A study has found that bariatric patients continue to enjoy significant weight loss three years after their operation, in addition to improved health outcomes.
The study, published in the Journal of … Read More >>
It is already known that the benefits of bariatric surgery are myriad, including sustained weight loss and reduced cardiovascular risk. Now, a new study has found that bariatric surgery can also … Read More >>
South Australian research has found that the sperm of obese men may pass on the risk of obesity and diabetes for two generations.
Laboratory studies at the University of Adelaide found that … Read More >>
Research conducted at the University of Adelaide has found that the nerves in the stomach that signal fullness become desensitised in obese people - and fail to revert back to normal even after the … Read More >>
A new study has found the first direct link between obesity and pancreatic cancer.
Pancreatic cancer is one of the most lethal forms of cancer, with a five year survival rate of 3-5 per cent and … Read More >>
A recent study has reported that gastric surgery procedures are more likely to help obese patients with type 2 diabetes than medical therapy alone.
The study, which was published in the BioMed … Read More >>
Patients who undergo laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) surgery enjoy a significant reduction in long-term cardiovascular risk just one year post-surgery, according to a recent study … Read More >>
Weight loss surgery is often portrayed as something that is only for morbidly obese people, but a study out of Melbourne’s Monash University may change that idea.
Researchers trialled gastric … Read More >>
We’re always getting media messages about exercising our bodies, but how often do we think about exercising our willpower? A strong sense of discipline goes hand in hand with a strong body. … Read More >>