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Weight loss surgery changes the way our bodies sense food

Added: 19.03.2019 16:52 | 3 views | 0 comments

How bariatric surgery helps people with obesity and diabetes is related to changes in the way the gut senses food and nutrients after the operation, researchers report. They found that following surgery, altered patterns of digestion and absorption lower in the gut trigger production of higher levels of gut hormones, especially glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1), which in turn causes higher insulin production.

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Where does chronic pain begin? Scientists close in on its origins

Added: 19.03.2019 15:22 | 1 views | 0 comments

A new study has produced evidence of the source of chronic pain in humans, revealing several new targets for pain treatment. The paper examined human dorsal root ganglia, specialized nerve cells clustered near the base of the spine removed from cancer patients undergoing surgery.

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First weight-loss surgery unit planned for Northern Ireland

Added: 19.03.2019 9:19 | 18 views | 0 comments

The estimated costs of people being obese and overweight in Northern Ireland is £457m a year.

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[Ticker] Violent 'yellow vest' protesters ban in Paris

Added: 19.03.2019 8:01 | 5 views | 0 comments

French prime minister Edouard Phillippe announced on Monday a ban on 'yellow vest' protests along the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris, in Bordeaux and Toulouse if violent groups were known to be taking part. The ban would be in force for an unspecified period in the areas that were "the most impacted" by a surge in violence in protests last Saturday. Paris police chief Michel Delpuech would also be replaced.

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Rising global shipping traffic could lead to surge in invasive species

Added: 19.03.2019 4:21 | 3 views | 0 comments

Rising global maritime traffic could lead to sharp increases in invasive species around the world over the next 30 years, according to a new study. The findings suggest that shipping growth will far outweigh climate change in the spread of non-indigenous pests to new environments in coming decades.


Surgery using ultrasound energy found to treat high blood pressure

Added: 19.03.2019 4:17 | 13 views | 0 comments

A one-off operation that targets the nerves connected to the kidney has been found to maintain reduced blood pressure in hypertension patients for at least six months, according to the results of a clinical trial.

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Dunning undergoes Tommy John procedure

Added: 19.03.2019 0:04 | 4 views | 0 comments

Dane Dunning, the No. 6 Chicago White Sox prospect, had successful Tommy John surgery performed by Dr. James Andrews on Monday in Florida, according to the team.


New device could help minimize scarring in cosmetic surgery

Added: 18.03.2019 23:20 | 4 views | 0 comments

Researchers have developed a new device that could help minimize scarring during surgery. The device can ascertain the orientation of skin tension lines, which is important for wound-healing post-surgery.

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