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New insights in obesity development and possible value of microbiota transplantation

      Obesity is possibly the most important non communicable disease of the 21st century. It has emerged from one of the “nutritional disorders” and has been suggested by the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) to be considered as a distinct entity in the International Classification of Diseases [
      • Hebebrand J
      • Holm JC
      • Woodward E
      • Baker JL
      • Blaak E
      • Durrer Schutz D
      • Farpour-Lambert NJ
      • Frühbeck G
      • Halford JGC
      • Lissner L
      • Micic D
      • Mullerova D
      • Roman G
      • Schindler K
      • Toplak H
      • Visscher TLS
      • Yumuk V
      A proposal of the european association for the study of obesity to improve the ICD-11 diagnostic criteria for obesity based on the three dimensions etiology, degree of adiposity and health risk.
      ] with major clinical and scientific consequences [
      • Frühbeck G
      • Busetto L
      • Dicker D
      • Yumuk V
      • Goossens GH
      • Hebebrand J
      • Halford JGC
      • Farpour-Lambert NJ
      • Blaak EE
      • Woodward E
      • Toplak H.
      The ABCD of obesity: an EASO position statement on a diagnostic term with clinical and scientific implications.
      ]. In the current issue three important topics – sweet taste, sleep disturbances and microbiota transplantation are extensively discussed.
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