Bariatric Surgery Could Assist Reducing Obesity Linked Ailments

November 9, 2014 12:13 AM

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A number of Doctors, scientists, and policymakers gathered in Boston for the Obesity Week 2014.The gathering were also an opportunity to present new findings. The most interesting one was that bariatric surgery may alter taste buds and make food taste less appealing. An important focus of the gathering was how to address the society’s food rich environment which can help to combat obesity.

The study was spearheaded by Dr. John Morton, the chief of bariatric and minimally invasive surgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine and president of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

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