It's been called a "medical marvel" in news headlines. Tiger Woods was dealing with back spasms and pain, going through three operations before he underwent an anterior lumbar interbody fusion, a procedure he said gave him his life back.
It became apparent at least 15 years ago that gastric bypass surgery, designed to help people lose weight, also puts type 2 diabetes into full remission in most cases. Patients’ glucose levels can normalize almost immediately.
As warmer weather rolls in, you might expect flu season to bid adieu until next fall. But each year is different, and the signs that typically herald the end of a flu season have not yet appeared, says John Lynch, medical director of infection