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Weight-loss surgeries may lead to weaker bone health in teenagers, suggests study – EdexLive

Recent studies have shown that bone marrow fat responds to changes in nutrition and may serve as a biomarker for bone quality

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While many adolescents consider going for weight loss surgeries, researchers have found one of the surgery’s common side effects noticed on them. They found that common weight loss surgery for adolescents with obesity called sleeve gastrectomy has harmful effects on bones.
“Childhood obesity is a major public health issue that has increased over the last 10 years,” said lead investigator Miriam A. Bredella, M.D., professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, and vice-chair…

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