Rubino. But there may be no doubt of just how much we’re learning at this Congress about the scientific benefits of diabetes surgery and the basic science that underpins its achievement. .. 20-year data shows bariatric surgery to reduce risk of heart attack and stroke in diabetics 20-year data drawn from longest research of its kindIn the longest study of its kind, bariatric surgery has been shown to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke in patients with diabetes. These outcomes and other groundbreaking analysis were shown at the 2nd Globe Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes, hosted by NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College.Acute cough should increase asthma alarm By Kirsty Oswald, medwireNews Reporter Around one-fifth of patients consulting their primary care physician for acute cough could have undiagnosed asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease , show the results of a pan-European research. ‘Identifying and providing appropriate treatment and information to these patients is likely to improve their standard of living and reduce exacerbations,’ say Lidewij Broekhuizen and colleagues. The study was conducted at 16 centers across 12 European countries that are participating in the Genomics to Fight Level of resistance Against Antibiotics in Community-acquired lower respiratory tract infection in Europe Network of Excellence.