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Bariatric Surgery Restores Nerve Cell Properties Altered by Diet


June 17, 2013

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Understanding how gastric bypass surgery changes the properties of nerve cells that help regulate the digestive system could lead to new treatments that produce the same results without surgery, according to Penn State College of Medicine scientists, who have shown how surgery restores some properties of nerve cells that tell people their stomachs are full.Full Story

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