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News tag: weight loss surgery


Free weight loss surgery for extremely obese people suggested in Australia

17 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
As Australia‚Äôs Queensland sees an obesity rate bordering morbidity, savings will be made if taxpayers fund the weight loss surgery for obese people, an official with top medical body said. Free surgery for morbidly obese people is just one of the key recommendations in the Australian Medical Association of Queensland…


Weight-loss surgery beneficial for obese women before pregnancy

26 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Obese women may benefit from weight-loss surgery, offering safer pregnancies and deliver healthier babies, compared with women who do not use the surgery, a major study claims. Even though women having the surgery are exposed to some risks, the results were better overall, experts agree. Such findings have major implications…


Weight loss surgery significantly reduces Type 2 Diabetes risk

3 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A surgery to help lose weight drastically, such as gastric bypass or gastric banding, could reduce by as much as 80 percent the risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes in obese people, compared to traditional methods, a new research found. Obesity or significantly overweight are main risk factors for Type…