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A study presented at DDW 2019 found that endoscopic sleeve gastroplasties found significant and sustainable weight loss among patients 5 years after surgery. 
Study presented at DDW 2019  found that transplantation of gut microbes from lean donor could aid weight loss in obese, metabolically healthy recipients.

 
A review highlights aflibercept’s efficacy in treatment non-responders and points to a couple promising new AMD therapies in development.
The Submitted Biologics Application for AR101, the first potential pediatric food allergy preventive therapy, will be considered on September 13.
Teduglutide (Gattex) has been approved as an injection for pediatric patients 1 year of age and older with Short Bowel Syndrome.
New clinical findings go against the advisory of the GOLD 2017 classification.
Positive findings for the envelope support some of the first indications that a preventive measure could address cardiac surgery infection rates.
Children with asthma who used the eAsthma Tracker app weekly missed 60% fewer days of school and their parents missed 70% fewer days of work.
The novel Person-Centered Primary Care Measure has established 11 domains that each represent a single item representing the broad scope of primary care. The team behind it has created a measure that “actually aligns with the work of primary care physicians, and what matters to patients.”
Teens and adults had similar weight loss after gastric bypass surgery, but teens were more likely to experience remission of type 2 diabetes and hypertension than adults.
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