Obesity surgery can control blood sugar in diabetic patients

Pune-based surgeon Dr Shashank Shah wins award for his path-breaking study

Obesity surgery can control blood sugar in diabetic patientsObesity surgery is no more restricted to weight loss. A study presented by a Pune-based bariatric surgeon at the recent American Diabetes Association conference showed that obesity surgery can control blood sugar levels in diabetic patients. The doctor also won an award for the clinical research. Dr Shashank Shah, who conducted the study, said a […]

‘I can’t wait to put them beside each other and then see each other,’ says mother of separated US twins

‘I can’t wait to put them beside each other and then see each other,’ says mother of separated US twinsFrom his bed next to the window, Jadon squeezes his father’s finger with all his might, even under heavy sedation. Anias rests in a bed near the door of the room, a testament to strength and resilience. Just the sight of the boys in separate beds came as a surprise to their parents. “It’s shockingly […]

Four womb transplant surgeries in US give hope to women born sans uterus

The four surgeries took place between September 14 and 22 and this is the first time living-donor womb transplants have been performed in the United States

Four womb transplant surgeries in US give hope to women born sans uterusFour American women received womb transplants from living donors at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, as reported by the TIME. This is the first time living-donor womb transplants have been performed in the United States. The four surgeries took place between September 14 and 22, and three womb transplants were removed after tests revealed […]