Atlanta Journal Constitution: Weight loss surgery could lower heart attack risk, study says

UC shows other benefits of bariatric surgery

Article discusses new research showing an association between bariatric surgery and heart disease. It also mentions previous research from Daniel Schauer, MD, associate professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, and UC Health physician, showing that patients who had undergone bariatric surgery had a 33% lower risk of developing cancer, with the benefit greatest for obesity-related cancers. 

Read Schauer's initial research, coverage of his initial work, and the latest story in the Atlanta Journal Constitution.