In the June/July 2007 American Gastroenterology Perspectives there are two very interesting articles. One on the future of treatment of Crohns disease
The second is Technologies in the pipeline for obesity., by Susan Yanovski. P 9 and 15.
Obesity is a scourge of Western affluent society. The surgeons have inevitably something to offer.
The laparoscopic banding of the stomach.
Implantable gastric electrical stimulators
Deep brain stimulation with electrode pacemakers
The food industry is looking at nice food with little calorie content ( fruit and vegetables ?)
Video games which stimulate exercise..
- Martin Eastwood