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Los síntomas de hernia de disco generalmente se tratan bien sin cirugía

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: ¿Cuál es el tratamiento normal y el tiempo de recuperación de la hernia de disco? ¿En qué punto se debe considerar la cirugía? RESPUESTA: En muchos casos, el dolor y otros síntomas provocados por la hernia de disco se resuelven con el tiempo y algunas medidas de autocuidado. Cuando se requiere tratamiento […]

Another Argument For Tau

Just to give most everyone in the Alzheimer's field a little more reason to doubt themselves, the Mayo Clinic has published a study suggesting that the pathology associated with tau protein (neurofibrillary tangles, NFT) is (as someShow More Summary

Mayo Clinic Q & A: Lifestyle changes often help ease symptoms of peripheral artery disease

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My mother, 67, was recently diagnosed with peripheral artery disease. She has been having leg pain and other symptoms for many months. She was prescribed medication but her doctor said she may need surgery. What would that involve? Are there any other treatment choices? ANSWER: In people who have peripheral artery disease, […]

Home Health Hazards: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Clayton Cowl has some tips on keeping safe if you're doing a little spring cleaning around the house. To listen, click the link below. Home Health Hazzards

Mayo Clinic News Network Headline 3/30/15

In today's Mayo Clinic News Network Headline with Vivien Williams: March is Traumatic Brain Injuries Month — Allen Brown, M.D., says the highest risk group is the elderly who most often fall at home. Dr. Brown shares tips on how to provide a safe home environment Journalists: Video is available in the downloads. [TRT 1:03 ] Click […]

Spring Training/Wearable Fitness Devices/Vertigo: Mayo Clinic Radio

The Major League baseball season is about to begin, and for many of us, it signals the start of outdoor fitness activities. To avoid injury, it's a good idea to do some spring training before jumping into your favorite sport. On this week's program, Mayo Clinic sports medicine specialist Dr. Ed Laskowski has tips for getting back […]

Centro de Mayo Clinic para Tuberculosis lanza nueva revista sobre la TB

ROCHESTER, Minnesota: El Centro de Mayo Clinic para Tuberculosis, que es un centro regional de capacitación y consulta ubicado en la sede de Mayo Clinic en Rochester, Minnesota, lanzó hoy una nueva revista médica, la Journal of Clinical Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Diseases (Revista sobre la tuberculosis clínica y otras enfermedades micobacterianas). La edición en […]

“What is a migraine headache?”

Lake City, Minn. - More than 28 million Americans — three times more women than men — suffer from migraine, a type of headache that’s often severe. Mayo Clinic Health System Family Medicine physician Rachel Batdorf, M.D., says, "Although any head pain can be miserable, migraines are often disabling."  In about 15 percent of cases, these painful headaches […]

Mayo Clinic Q & A: Presbyopia a normal part of aging, but regular eye exams are recommended

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 43 and have started having trouble with my vision while reading. I know this is common for someone my age, and I do have “readers” that I sometimes use, but am hoping to put off regular glasses as long as possible. Am I doing harm by waiting? How often should […]

Jose Chua Lopez: U.S. Denies Visa That Could Save Man’s Life

Jose Chua Lopez is in desperate need of a heart and liver transplant. Although he secured an appointment at Minnesota’s Mayo Clinic, the 20-year-old could be forced to cancel. As a citizen of Mexico, Lopez requires a travel visa to enter the United States. Show More Summary

Mayo Clinic Health Letter: Highlights from the March 2015 Issue

Here are highlights from the March issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Mayo Clinic Health Letter attribution is required. Include the following subscription...Show More Summary

El tratamiento de la escoliosis en adultos se basa en la gravedad de los síntomas

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: ¿Qué implica y cuán eficaz es la cirugía para el tratamiento de la escoliosis en los adultos? RESPUESTA: Afortunadamente, en la mayoría de adultos con escoliosis, la afección puede tratarse con éxito sin ninguna cirugía. No obstante, en quienes tienen artritis o muy desviada la columna, la cirugía puede ser muy eficaz […]

Mayo Clinic News Network Headline 3/27/15

In today's Mayo Clinic News Network Headline with Vivien Williams: Colon cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death for both men and women in the United States - Eric Dozois, M.D., reminds us during this Colon Cancer Awareness month that screening can and does save lives Journalists: Video is available in the downloads. [TRT 1:03 ] Click here for script.

Seis sugerencias para lidiar con los niños quisquillosos para comer

Escrito por Micah Dorfner, Relaciones Públicas de Mayo Clinic Anne Harguth, especialista en dietética del Sistema de Salud de Mayo Clinic sabe muy bien la lucha que es preparar alimentos para niños quisquillosos con la comida, y no sólo dice “ya basta”, sino que comparte estas sugerencias para que los niños prueben comidas nuevas, más […]

Study of 3,600 Brains Reveals Tau as Driver of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's Reading Room By examining more than 3,600 postmortem brains, researchers at the Mayo Clinic found that the progression of dysfunctional tau protein drives the cognitive decline and memory loss seen in Alzheimer’s disease....Show More Summary

R.I.P. His Holiness Khanania Dinkha IV, 1935-2015

SAD NEWS: Assyrian Patriarch Passes Away (AINA).Chicago (AINA) -- The Patriarch of the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East, His Holiness Khanania Dinkha IV, died Thursday at 10:04 AM at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Show More Summary

Bionic Eye Implant Update

It’s a video that's been seen around the world – the first time Allen Zderad sees his wife in more than a decade with the assist of a retinal prosthesis, or “bionic eye implant.” Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist and eye surgeon Raymond Iezzi, Jr.,M.D., talks about what the success of his patient's eye implant means to him as a physician, why […]

Media Expert Alert – Preventive Surgery for Gynecologic Cancers

Mayo Clinic oncologist and gynecologic surgeon Jamie Bakkum-Gamez, M.D., is available to provide context for reporters wishing to better understand preventive surgery for gynecologic cancers. This is in light of actress Angelina Jolie’s announcement she had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed as a cancer prevention strategy. Show More Summary

Kidney For A Little Brother: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, the bond between these siblings is stronger than most. To listen, click the link below. Kidney for a Little Brother

Mexican Needing Transplant Twice Denied a Visa

Family and friends sold tamales and held raffles to raise upward of $15,000 to send Jose Chua Lopez to the Mayo Clinic for an urgently needed heart and liver transplant. But the 20-year-old Mexican born with a heart defect has twice been turned down for a US visa, and...

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