Weight-loss surgery reduces Asthma flare-ups: Study

March 30, 2015 12:06 AM

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A new study has linked Weight-Loss surgery (Bariatric surgery) among obese people with reduced asthma flare-ups. The study conducted by a medical team at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston has checked medical records for 2,300 obese patients in three states. Weight loss surgery is recommended for severely obese individuals.

The study included nearly 2,300 obese patients suffering from asthma and underwent weight-loss surgery between 2007 and 2009. The study subject aged between 18 and 54 years. The team checked health records in California, Florida and Nebraska. The hospitalization among these individuals reduced by ne...

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