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bariatric surgery

Combat obesity with this effective treatment

Bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment for obesity.

17 Sep 2018 6:29 PM

Some teens may have mental health issues after weight-loss surgery

Study find after two years, roughly one in three kids had some mental health problem, such as depression, anxiety or behavioural disorders.

12 May 2018 8:44 AM

Weight-loss surgery leads to more divorces, marriages

Study shows people who had bariatric surgery were more likely to get divorced, if married, or get into new relationship, if single.

04 Apr 2018 9:36 AM

More evidence weight loss surgery can improve diabetes symptoms

Sustainable weight loss can protect patients from disease directly associated with morbid obesity such as type 2 diabetes.

03 Mar 2018 10:47 AM

Weight-loss surgery tied to increased risk of suicide, says study

Study reinforces need for pre-surgery mental health assessments of bariatric patients.

31 Jan 2018 8:22 AM


Weight loss surgery may halve risk of death in obese adults

Here is what a new study has found.

18 Jan 2018 9:24 AM

Bariatric surgery during adolescence may help in later life

Here is what a new study has found.

08 Jan 2018 2:25 PM

Weight loss surgery linked to lower risk of cancer

Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide, and the prevalence of obesity has more than doubled during the past generation.

07 Oct 2017 3:27 PM

Men could become less fertile after bariatric surgery

Researchers identify elevated levels of oestrogen and deficient vit D as factors that could negatively impact semen and fertility.

09 Sep 2017 10:02 AM

Obesity bomb hits Bharat

Obesity in India has reached epidemic proportions in the 21st century. Bariatric surgery has stood the test of time and the long-term.

07 Aug 2017 2:13 AM


Post weight-loss, body contouring surgery tied to better quality of life

Research shows that the right procedure can improve self-esteem, self-image, sex life, social performance and physical symptoms.

06 Jul 2017 8:02 AM

Dead tissue behind Eman Ahmed’s seizures: Doctor

While CT scan reveals dead tissue in brain, some docs justify resigning from treating her.

26 Apr 2017 2:32 AM

Mocked by Shobhaa De, obese MP cop feels 'light' post-op

According to bariatric surgeon Dr Muffazal Lakdawala, who treated him, “Jogawat is fine and recovering well post his surgery.”

07 Mar 2017 10:54 AM

Body-shamed cop showered with help, to get treatment

The cop is scheduled to be admitted in the hospital on March 7, and the surgery is expected to be completed by March 9.

26 Feb 2017 2:38 AM