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Discovery’s Edge: Tackling Polycystic Kidney Disease

The term “teamwork” is widely used when talking about scientific research, but when it comes to the Mayo Clinic version, it means cross-disciplinary teams with complementary members. Some teams form to pursue special problems for limited periods, while others form alliances that last for years, with prolific results. The latter is the case with a […]

What do Author Stephen Dubner, Rap Artist Dessa and Humana CEO Bruce Broussard Have in Common?

Transform 2016 is hosted by the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation (CFI). "Freakonomics" co-author Stephen Dubner, rap artist Dessa and Humana CEO Bruce Broussard are among announced speakers for Transform 2016, which will be held Sept. 14-16 at Mayo Civic Center in Rochester.

Big Steps for Amarachi

To run, play tag and try the sport of basketball – those are the new activities a girl from Nigeria is looking forward to most, after a life-changing trip to Mayo Clinic. "She is very happy, and we are too, quite frankly," says Dr. Todd Milbrandt, a pediatric surgeon at Mayo Clinic Children's Center. "She’s just a phenomenal young […]

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Symptoms of a Broken Finger Can Be Subtle

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My son injured his index finger, but didn’t complain much and even played in a basketball game the next day, so we assumed it was fine. After four days, the swelling didn’t go down, and we took him to the doctor and found out it was broken. They put a cast on […]

Mayo Clinic Minute: Let’s Talk About STDs

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) are on the rise, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants everyone to talk about STDs, get tested and, if need be, seek treatment. Mayo Clinic infectious disease specialist Dr. Pritish Tosh says education about these infections is key to preventing them. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, reporter Vivien Williams talk […]

Ischemic Stroke: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. David Miller explains ischemic stroke. To listen, click the link below. Ischemic Stroke

4/30/16 #MayoClinicRadio Podcast: Zika Virus, Sleep Trackers, Undescended Testicle

  Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio 04-30-16 On Mayo Clinic Radio, infectious diseases specialist Dr. Pritish Tosh provides an update on the spread of Zika virus. And, internal medicine specialist and vaccine researcher Dr. Gregory Poland has the latest on work to make a vaccine against Zika virus. Also on the program, sleep medicine specialists Dr. […]

Mayo Clinic Minute: Snuffing Out Smokeless Tobacco

Add dip and chew to the other tobaccos that will no longer be allowed at some major league ballparks. The bans in New York and Chicago follow those in other cities and come as the government expands its campaign against smokeless tobacco in rural areas. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Jeff Olsen speaks with Dr. […]

El paciente que siente dolor en el pecho, pese a resultados normales en la prueba de esfuerzo, debe someterse a más evaluación

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: ¿Qué podría ocasionar una molestia en el pecho o falta de aire al hacer ejercicio u otra actividad física en una mujer con una prueba de esfuerzo “normal”? RESPUESTA: El dolor del pecho o la falta de aire que ocurre ante el esfuerzo pueden ser síntomas de varias enfermedades, aunque los resultados […]

Mayo Clinic Radio: Celiac Awareness Month / Physician Burnout / Women’s National Checkup Day

Celiac disease is an immune reaction to eating gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. Over time, this immune reaction produces inflammation that damages the small intestine's lining and prevents absorption of some nutrients. May is Celiac Awareness Month, and, on the next Mayo Clinic Radio, gastroenterologist Dr. Joseph Murray discusses just how common […]

Zika Virus / Sleep Trackers / Undescended Testicle: Mayo Clinic Radio

Zika virus is a growing public health concern in the U.S. Zika virus disease is especially dangerous to pregnant women, because of its link to serious birth defects. On the next Mayo Clinic Radio, infectious disease specialist Dr. Pritish Tosh provides an update on the spread of Zika virus. And, internal medicine specialist and vaccine researcher Dr. […]

Sharing Mayo Clinic: Back in Flight

At the age of 47, Parry Winder was looking forward to a bright future. Retired from two decades as a test and fighter pilot in the United States Air Force, Parry had transitioned into a non-military role that he relished as a commercial pilot and flight instructor. But in an instant, an accident brought Parry's […]

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Surgery Generally Reserved for Advanced Cases of Dupuytren’s Contracture

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is surgery for Dupuytren’s contracture safe? What kind of results can I expect after surgery? Are there any alternatives to surgery? ANSWER: Surgery is the traditional treatment for Dupuytren’s contracture. It is safe and effective, but may not always be necessary. Other treatments are available, depending on the severity of the condition. […]

Los especialistas en controlar el dolor ayudan a pacientes con dolor crónico

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: He sufrido de dolores de cabeza constantes por alrededor de seis meses. Los medicamentos me ayudan a veces, pero no siempre y el dolor vuelve a aparecer. El médico me revisó para ver si hay otro problema médico que pueda ser la causa de los dolores de cabeza, pero no encontró nada. […]

Kidney For A Little Brother: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

April is Donate Life Month.  Is this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, a brother accepts his sister's gift of life. To listen, click the link below. Kidney for a Little Brother

Mayo Clinic Minute: Bedbugs Color Preferences

Bedbugs, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Medical Entomology, have particular likes and dislikes when it comes to color.  Mayo Clinic parasitologist Dr. Bobbi Pritt says she is not surprised by the findings, and it's likely an evolutionary coping mechanism. Show More Summary

The Pesky Facts About Bedbugs

A recent study found that bedbugs, like some other insects, have distinct color preferences. Researchers discovered bedbugs are drawn to red and black and repelled by green and yellow. Mayo Clinic parasitologist Dr. Bobbi Pritt calls the data interesting; adding, it's always good to learn about pests that can infest human habitats. She says awareness about bedbugs is […]

Mayo Clinic Minute: Opioid Overdose Drug

A growing number of law and health care agencies are working to make naloxone (Narcan), available without a prescription. The drug is used to treat an opioid emergency, such as an overdose or a possible overdose of a prescription painkiller or, more commonly, heroin. Mayo Clinic addiction specialist Dr. Jon Ebbert says the new nasal form of naloxone makes it […]

Preventing Window Falls: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

As the weather gets nicer, opening the windows is one way to breathe some fresh air into a stale home.  But, in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Christopher Moir reminds us that an open window could be an accident waiting to happen. To listen, click the link below. Preventing Window Falls

Mayo Field Trip: Students Get Hands-on Look at Medicine

A Mayo Clinic seminar with a surgical twist recently gave high school students a chance to feel what it’s like to be a medical professional. The interactive lab was modeled after a Mayo Clinic YouTube series that teaches simple lifesaving techniques through short videos. In this report, Jeff Olsen takes you on a field trip to […]

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