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GI Dynamics loses CE mark, right to sell device for obesity, diabetes in EU

November 16, 2017

Medical device company GI Dynamics announced its CE Mark for EndoBarrier, an endoscopic alternative to bariatric surgery, has been rescinded by its notified body SGS due to quality management issues.

As a result, the company can no longer sell the device in the European Union.

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Prenatal air pollution exposure linked to infant weight gain in girls

November 16, 2017
Increased cord blood levels of leptin and high-molecular-weight adiponectin are associated with greater prenatal exposure to traffic-related air pollution, which may…
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Weight-loss diet programs prevent premature mortality in adults with obesity

November 15, 2017
Adults with obesity who participated in weight-loss diet interventions had a lower risk for premature death compared with control groups, but evidence related to…
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Obesity linked to lower sperm quality

November 15, 2017
Obesity was associated with lower sperm volume, number, concentration and motility, and higher chance of sperm defects, according to findings published in…
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Practical Lipidology® Volume 4, Number 1: Focus on LDL Reduction and PCSK9 Inhibition

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A preponderance of data shows that low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) plays a causal role in atherosclerotic…
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VIDEO: Novel protein plus cold exposure promising for preventing obesity

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Ace the Case: A 39-Year-Old Man with Progressive Weight Gain

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This “Ace the Case” activity will use a case study to discuss obesity management in a patient with progressive weight…
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