Bill Schubart: Heart surgery has given me insight into our healthcare system – VTDigger

Bill Schubart: Heart surgery has given me insight into our healthcare system - VTDigger

Bill Schubart underwent heart surgery at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. Photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger I have written extensively on the state of health care in the nation and here in Vermont. As the former president of then Fletcher Allen Health Care about 20 years ago, a Vermont resident and part of … Read more

Woman undergoing surgery for depression in Mumbai: what is deep brain stimulation?

Who can suffer it? Can it cure depression? Published: July 06, 2023, 7:00 am IST Image used for representation. |) Image used for representation. ” src=”https://images.thequint.com/thequint%2F2023-07%2Fc9a5c43e-5d7e-45bb-8499-4b99128364e6%2FGarima_hero_images.png?rect=0%2C0%2C1600%2C900″ srcset=”https:/ /images.thequint.com/thequint%2F2023-07%2Fc9a5c43e-5d7e-45bb-8499-4b99128364e6%2FGarima_hero_images.png?rect=0%2C0%2C1600%2C900&w=480 480w, https://images.thequint.com/ thequint%2F2023-07%2Fc9a5c43e-5d7e-45bb-8499-4b99128364e6%2FGarima_hero_images.png?rect=0%2C0%2C1600%2C900&w=960 960w, https://images.thequint.com/thequint%2F2023- 07%2Fc9a5c43e -5d7e-45bb-8499-4b99128364e6%2FGarima_hero_images.png?rect=0%2C0%2C1600%2C900&w=1200 1200w, https://images.thequint.com/thequint%2F2023-07%2Fc9a5c43e-5d7e-45bb -8499- 4b99128364e6%2FGarima_hero_images.png?rect=0%2C0%2C1600%2C900&w=2048 2048w”/> Get notified about the latest news An Australian woman became the first person to undergo … Read more

A new weight-loss drug dubbed the ‘triple G’ could be stronger than Ozempic, Wegovy and Mounjaro and as potent as bariatric surgery

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José Luis Pelaez Inc/Getty Images Retatrutide, a new injectable drug candidate from Eli Lilly, is delivering impressive weight loss in clinical trials. Doctors are comparing results so far to bariatric surgery, calling it the “triple G.” “Their mind is freed from the burden of trying to control every morsel of food,” said one doctor. Clinical … Read more

More and more prisoners in California are requiring gender-affirming health care, including surgery

More and more prisoners in California are requiring gender-affirming health care, including surgery

No trespassing signs outside Kern Valley State Prison on Nov. 15, 2022. (Larry Valenzuela, CalMatters/CatchLight Local) By ANABEL SOSA | Cal Matters The number of California prisoners requiring gender-affirming health care more than doubled last year, and the state correctional agency expects the trend to continue even as the state’s overall inmate population is projected … Read more