Article: “Weight Loss Surgery Benefits for Gut Microbiome Last at Least a Decade”

"Two types of bariatric surgeries, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and vertical banded gastroplasty, result in similar microbiome remodeling changes that are maintained a decade later in a group of women, a new study shows. Transfer of the microbiota from the bariatric surgery patients was shown to decrease fat mass and increase carbohydrate use in mice.” (Cell Metabolism, Aug 4, 2015)

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