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January 14, 2016

UK bariatric surgery – confirmed clinical outcome benefits

Bariatric surgery as delivered in the UK healthcare system is associated with dramatic weight loss, and benefits in cardiometabolic co-morbidities, according to a recent study conducted by workers from the London School of Hygiene and University College London.1 Widening the availability of bariatric surgery could lead to substantial health benefits for many people who are morbidly obese, the invesitgators conclude.

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March 27, 2015

Football training an effective weight loss programme

Men who participated in a Football Fans in Training (FFIT) scheme lost more than nine times as much weight as those who did not take part in the programme, according to results published recently in Public Health Research.1 Participants also benefited from reduced waist size less body fat and lower blood pressure, say the authors.

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March 27, 2015

Long-term weight loss reduces AF

Long-term sustained weight-loss is associated with significant reduction of atrial fibrillation (AF) burden and maintenance of sinus rhythm, making this an important strategy for reducing the rising burden of the condition, according to results from LEGACY (Long-Term Effect of Goal Directed Weight Management in an Atrial Fibrillation Cohort: A Long-term Follow-Up StudY) published recently in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.1

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June 8, 2011

WEIGHT LINK TO HYPERTENSION QUANTIFIED

The connection between weight loss and a beneficial drop in blood pressure has been quantified by a recent German population-based study,1 presented recently at EuroPRevent 2011 in Geneva.

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