Weight-loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, can help many people lose a lot of weight and reduce the risk of obesity-related health problems like diabetes and heart disease.
Dr. Ahmad was invited as an international leader in robotic surgery by Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth (London, UK) to teach other surgeons from all over Europe robotic surgery. His techniques were greatly appreciated and will serve as a model for surgeons throughout the world.
New studies aim to clarify the relationship between obesity and breast cancer, and explore the potential role of bariatric surgery in reducing this risk, according to a review published online in Obesity journal
Through a mechanism that has not yet been identified, coffee offers protection against gallstone disease.
As worldwide coronavirus-related deaths tip a quarter of a million, a concerning trend is surfacing in the medical literature: high rates of obesity in groups of patients with severe or life-threatening COVID-19.