Shed those pounds while digesting all these weight-loss research headlines from the Weight Loss channel

A recent study in JAMA Pediatrics reveals an increasing trend in metabolic and bariatric surgeries among children. Media are currently working on stories based on this growing trend.

As more families consider bariatric surgery a viable option to treat their child’s obesity, it is important to stay up-to-date on the latest research on weight loss. You can find the latest research on bariatric surgery and other weight loss options in the Weight Loss channel on Newswise, where journalists can find story ideas on this trending topic. 

Here are some of the latest headlines in the Weight Loss channel from our members:

How to Decide About Treatment for Teens with Excess Weight?
Thomas Jefferson University

New research shows an uptick in weight loss surgery among youth in US
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Obesity drugs help patients lose weight regained years after bariatric surgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Wayne State to develop application to conduct automated motivational interviewing counseling focused on weight loss
Wayne State University Division of Research

New Penn Medicine Study Uncovers Key Details of Fat Cells, Advancing Potential Treatments for Obesity, Diabetes
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Women with breast cancer shed pounds thanks to telephone-based weight loss program, clinical trial finds
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Does body contouring increase long-term weight loss after bariatric surgery? New findings
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Weight Loss Before Afib Ablation Procedure Results in Improved Outcomes Among Obese Patients
University of Miami Health System, Miller School of Medicine

Fitterfly Diabetes Digital Therapeutics Program Improves Blood Sugar Levels and Promotes Weight Loss in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
JMIR Publications

Behavior Patterns of People Who Achieve Clinically Significant Weight Loss
Ohio State University

New study finds unintentional weight loss often goes unrecognized by primary care physicians
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Obesity treatment could offer dramatic weight loss without surgery or nausea
American Chemical Society (ACS)