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Bariatric Articles


Suicide linked to bariatric surgery

9th October 2015

A study finds bariatric surgery may be linked to an increased risk of suicide.

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Incomprehensible approach to obesity

25th March 2015

MPs the NHS spend more on bariatric surgery than preventative measures for obesity.

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Weight loss surgery could extend lives

8th January 2015

A new study of US veterans shows weight loss surgery may prolong life for severely obese adults.

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Young having weight-loss surgery 'super-obese'

10th November 2014

New figures show nearly 40% of under-25s having weight-loss surgery are 'super-obese' in the UK.

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Up to 2m people eligible for weight loss surgery

17th January 2014

Experts say, up to 2m people in England could be eligible for bariatric surgery.

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Gap found in obesity services

4th November 2013

Gaps in obesity services denying some patients access to the bariatric surgery they need.

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Under-25s gastric band ops rise

19th September 2011

Figures show gastric surgery ops in under-25s have quadrupled over last three years.

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Obesity admissions rise

24th February 2011

Figures show an increase of 30% in a year.

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Ambulances struggle with fat patients

3rd February 2011

Some patients are so big that ambulance bosses have had to revamp their fleets.

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NHS news 1/10/10

1st October 2010

A round up of NHS news over past week.

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