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MRI effectively monitors liver fat in obese patients

2018 18 Dec

Monitoring liver fat levels in obese patients who undergo weight loss treatments with MRI is noninvasive and safe, according to a new study published by the Radiological Society of North America. In the United States more than two-thirds of the populations adults are overweight or obese, with conditions associated with obesity steadily becoming... Read more

Bariatric Surgery Improves Long-Term Survival

2015 07 Jan

According to a study published in JAMA, obese patients who received care in the Veterans Affairs health systems and underwent bariatric surgery had a lower all-cause rate of death at 5 years and up to 10 years following the procedure, as compared to those who did not have the surgery. Bariatric surgery has proven to improve weight, obesity related... Read more