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Stay active to keep fit. That can be difficult for people with spinal stenosis, a condition that causes serious back pain. On the next Mayo Clinic Radio, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Paul Huddleston explains how spinal stenosis is treated....Show More Summary

Man Sees His Wife For First Time With Bionic Eye Feel Good Video Of The Day

We take so many things for granted, like the ability to see. This man, who’s blind, got to see his wife for the first time with the help of a “bionic eye.” The Mayo Clinic has invented one. For real. Take a look after the break. RELATED: This boy hears his parents for the first […]

Expert Alert – Measles and Hearing Loss

With all the recent attention on measles, one risk that is seldom mentioned is long-term hearing loss. Several studies have shown a link between measles and hearing loss later in life.  Kenneth Brookler, M.D., a Mayo Clinic neurotologist and researcher, has been studying this connection for many years and says this type of hearing loss, otosclerosis, is […]

Glaucoma Study: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Arthur Sit reveals some good news when it comes to a diagnosis of glaucoma. To listen, click the link below. Glaucoma Study

El conocimiento de las mujeres estadounidenses respecto a la densidad mamaria varía según raza, origen étnico, educación e ingreso económico, descubre estudio de Mayo Clinic

ROCHESTER, Minnesota: Entre las mujeres estadounidenses existe disparidad en cuanto al nivel de concienciación y conocimiento respecto a la densidad mamaria, muestran los resultados de un estudio de Mayo Clinic publicado en la Revista de Oncología Clínica. Densidad mamaria es el término que se utiliza para describir la variación que muestra el tejido mamario en […]

Mayo Clinic Named to Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” List

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Fortune magazine named Mayo Clinic to its list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in 2015. This is Mayo’s 12th consecutive year on the magazine’s annual compilation of companies that rate high with employees. The list ranks Mayo Clinic 73 overall among the top 100 companies. “We congratulate our employees for earning […]

Mayo Clinic News Network Headlines 3/4/2015

In today's Mayo Clinic News Network Headlines with Vivien Williams: Treadmill Test for Longevity Getting Ready to "Spring Ahead" Journalists: Video is available in the downloads. Click here for script.

Choking Hazards: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we address choking hazards for children with Dr. Grace Arteaga. To listen, click the link below. Choking Hazards

¿Qué hacer con la piel seca?

Escrito por Micah Dorfner, Relaciones Públicas de Mayo Clinic La piel seca puede ser un problema temporal, por ejemplo cuando se presenta durante los meses de invierno, pero también puede ser una afección de toda la vida. A pesar de que la piel suele ser más seca en las manos, brazos y parte inferior de […]

Varios factores pueden intervenir en el insomnio continuo

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: Mi suegra padece insomnio desde que falleció el marido, hace poco más de un año. Ella suele tomar somníferos de venta libre, pero me preocupa que también tenga depresión. ¿Es verdad que ambas afecciones están relacionadas? ¿Debería motivarla a ver un terapeuta? RESPUESTA: El insomnio puede ser el reflejo de sentir angustia […]

Mayo Clinic and Gentag, Inc. Announce Agreement To Develop Wireless Sensors for Treatment of Obesity and Diabetes

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic and Gentag, Inc. have reached an agreement to develop the next generation of wearable biosensors designed to fight obesity and diabetes. “We are hoping that this technology will be game-changer. These patch biosensors may help us reduce global obesity and diabetes,” says James Levine, M.D., Ph.D., a Mayo Clinic endocrinologist […]

Mayo Clinic Releases PathWays: New Online “Case Study” Tool for Pathologists and Medical Enthusiasts

Mayo Clinic fellows and residents publishing weekly practical case studies on the Mayo Medical Laboratories blog for medical professionals around the world. ROCHESTER, Minn. — A dark purplish blob (a.k.a., a karyosome) floats randomly next to perfectly pink circles. Electric yellow spots stand out in a sea of stained dark blue cells, viewed at 40 […]

This Treadmill Test Can Predict Your Odds Of Surviving Another Decade

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Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have devised a simple treadmill test and formula to calculate your odds of surviving the next ten years, and it goes like this: FIT Treadmill Score = %MPHR + 12 (METS) - 4 (age) + 43 (if female). Here's how it works and what it means to your health. Read more...

Mayo Clinic Reports Strong Performance in 2014, Extends Hope and Healing to Millions

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic reports a strong 2014 performance, including providing direct care for more than 1.3 million people, contributions of $410 million to its pension plan as a commitment to employees, and plans for a $1.5 billion investment to fund information technology infrastructure. “Whether viewed through the lens of quality, patient outcomes, research […]

Endoxifen Study: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we hear from Dr. Matthew Goetz on a study looking at a new tool in the fight against some breast cancers. To listen, click the link below. Endoxifen Study

Mayo Clinic Q & A: Chronic sinusitis symptoms resemble a cold, but last months

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I’ve had an awful cold for months. My doctor recommends that I be tested for chronic sinusitis. What would that involve? How is chronic sinusitis treated? ANSWER: Sinusitis is inflammation of the sinuses, which are the air-containing pockets in the skull and facial bones around your nose. Chronic sinusitis develops when inflammation […]

U.S. Women's Awareness of Breast Density Varies by Race and Ethnicity, Education and Income, Mayo Clinic Study Finds

Disparities in the level of awareness and knowledge of breast density exist among U.S. women, according to the results of a Mayo Clinic study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Lung Cancer Mortality Increased by Decline in Smoking Rates

A decline in smoking rates may mean that many people who could have benefited from early detection of lung cancer are dying because they don’t qualify for low-dose CT scans, according to a group of Mayo Clinic researchers. Their research appeared in the Feb. 24 issue of JAMA, the journal of the American Medical Association. “As […]

TDP43 Study: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Keith Josephs comments on a study which may have found a new culprit when it comes to Alzheimer's disease. To listen, click the link below. TDP43 Study

Por el bien de su salud, ¡deje de quemar los aceites!

Escrito por Micah Dorfner, Relaciones Públicas de Mayo Clinic LA CROSSE, Wisconsin: Casi todos sabemos que cocinar con aceite es más sano que hacerlo con mantequilla o margarina. Sin embargo, pocos saben que los aceites realmente pueden perder su valor nutritivo a cierta temperatura; y, según dice Romi Londre, especialista en dietética del Sistema de […]

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