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Bariatric Surgery Results In Fewer Deaths And Cardiovascular Events

A study published in the January 4 issue of JAMA reveals that bariatric surgery is linked to a reduction in cardiovascular deaths and events, such as heart attack and stroke amongst obese individuals. According to the majority of epidemiological studies, obesity is linked to increased cardiovascular events and mortality. Background information in the article states that: “Weight loss might protect against cardiovascular events, butsolid evidence is lacking.” Between September 1987 and January 2001, Dr… (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)