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  • UK Scientists Are Testing a New, Minimally Invasive Weight Loss Surgery

    UK Scientists Are Testing a New, Minimally Invasive Weight Loss Surgery

    Researchers in the UK are beginning an important clinical trial of a relatively new type of weight loss, or bariatric, surgery. The minimally invasive procedure is designed to reduce the production of the so-called “hunger hormone” called ghrelin, but with less cost and upkeep than existing bariatric treatments. Similar trials are ongoing in the U.S.…