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Pairing Bariatric Procedure with Diabetes Drug Increases Weight Loss

Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty combined with semaglutide produces results similar to surgery Bethesda, MD (May 14, 2021) — Combining minimally invasive endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) with the diabetes drug semaglutide can provide additional significant weight loss for patients who are not candidates for invasive weight-loss surgery, according to research that was

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Changes to Gut Microbiome May Slow Cancer Growth in Smokers

Research on mice highlights complex relationship between gut organisms, immune system and cancer Bethesda, MD (April 30, 2020) — Changes to the gut microbiome interacted with the immune system to slow the growth of cancer in mice exposed to cigarette smoke, according to research that was selected for presentation at

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Researchers document impact of coffee on bowels

San Diego, Calif. (May 19, 2019) — Coffee drinkers know that coffee helps keep the bowels moving, but researchers in Texas are trying to find out exactly why this is true, and it doesn’t seem to be about the caffeine, according to a study presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

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