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Mayo Clinic Minute: Support for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia is not easy. The daily struggles can weigh heavily on everyone in the household. Mayo Clinic experts say it is critical for caregivers to take time to care for themselves. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, reporter Vivien Williams discusses caregiving with Dr. […]

Managing Menopausal Symptoms: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

From hot flashes to night sweats, menopausal symptoms can be bothersome and embarassing.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Stephanie Faubion shares thoughts on managing menopausal health. To listen, click the link below. Managing Menopausal Symptoms

Path to Health Community Fitness Trail, Exercise System to Debut at July 29 Event

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A trail featuring a new 20-station exercise system is set for its community debut during an event on Friday, July 29, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Mayo Family Clinic Southeast, 4544 Canal Place Southeast, in Rochester. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at noon. The Path to Health total fitness system, […]

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Identifying Alzheimer’s in Its Earliest Stages

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: How soon can Alzheimer’s disease be diagnosed? What are the early symptoms to watch for? ANSWER: There is no one test that can be used to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease. But, based on an assessment of symptoms, along with a variety of tests and exams, Alzheimer’s often can be identified in its earliest […]

Mayo Clinic Radio: Smoking Cessation / Cochlear Implants / Laparoscopic Pancreatic Surgery

Conventional wisdom says it takes five to seven attempts for most smokers to quit, but a new study published in BMJ Open says those estimates may be low. Researchers compiled data on more than 1,200 adult smokers in Canada and found that the real average number of quit attempts before succeeding may be closer to 30. On […]

Mayo Clinic Minute: Do Brain Games Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk?

Could brain games lower your risk of Alzheimer's disease? Preliminary research presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Toronto suggests the answer is yes. Experts at the University of South Florida did aShow More Summary

El paciente debe hablar con el médico para expresar su interés de suspender la medicación antiepiléptica

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: Me diagnosticaron epilepsia hace tres años, cuando tenía 29 años. Desde entonces, estoy con medicamentos y no he tenido ninguna otra convulsión. ¿Es cierto que la epilepsia no dura toda la vida en algunas personas? ¿Existe alguna manera segura de determinar si puedo suspender la medicación para ver si todavía la necesito? […]

Meat Labels: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we hear from Dr. Pritish Tosh about new labels on meat products that have been mechanically tenderized. To listen, click the link below. Meat Labels

Mayo Clinic Scientist Receives Pre-eminent International Award for Alzheimer’s Research

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Guojun Bu, Ph.D., a neuroscientist on Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus, will receive the 2016 MetLife Foundation Major Award for Medical Research in Alzheimer’s Disease ? one of the most prestigious awards given annually to the top scientist in this field of study. The award was presented to Dr. Bu today at the […]

#MayoClinicRadio Podcast 7/23/16

Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio 7/23/16 On Mayo Clinic Radio, endocrinologist Dr. Todd Nippoldt and clinical psychologist Dr. Cesar Gonzalez — both physicians in the Transgender and Intersex Specialty Care Clinic on Mayo Clinic's Rochester campus — discuss minority stress and other issues faced by transgender individuals. Show More Summary

Transgender Medicine/ Olympic Doping Scandal / Ataxia: Mayo Clinic Radio

According to the National Institutes of Health, transgender is an umbrella term for persons whose gender identity, gender expression, or behavior does not conform to that typically associated with the sex to which they were assignedShow More Summary

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was recently diagnosed with vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. My doctor said there’s no cure, and that it’s genetic. What can be done to treat this? I have two young children. Should they be tested for it? ANSWER: Although it’s true that there is no cure for Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, physical therapy often can […]

Protect Yourself from Beach Bacteria While Cooling Off

The heat wave moving across parts of the U.S. may send many people flocking to beaches for relief from the heat and humidity. Before you grab your beach bag, make sure you pack a pair of sandals or water shoes. Mayo Clinic infectious diseases specialist Dr. Pritish Tosh says, "People should be wearing shoes if walking […]

Chronic Pain: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

We hear a lot about chronic pain and its treatments these days.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Jason Eldrige defines chronic pain. To listen, click the link below. Chronic Pain

El hiperparatiroidismo primario normalmente no ocasiona síntomas en las primeras etapas

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: Después de un análisis rutinario de sangre, el médico me llamó para decir que tengo los niveles de calcio más altos de lo normal en la sangre y que desea verme en otra cita para examinar algo llamado hiperparatiroidismo primario. ¿Qué ocasiona esa afección, y es tratable? Tengo 60 años y siempre […]

Mayo Clinic Minute: Sex and Exercise During Pregnancy

Is it safe to have sex or exercise during pregnancy? Years ago, some people might have been afraid these activities would hurt the unborn baby. For healthy women who are having healthy pregnancies, Mayo Clinic experts say sex and exercise may be beneficial. Reporter Vivien Williams talks to Dr. Yvonne Butler Tobah about the do's and don'ts […]

#FlashbackFriday 1959: When the Diagnosis Is Cancer

This article first appeared in July 11, 1959, in the publication Mayovox. This is a non-technical report on one of the illnesses that bring tens of thousands of people to the Mayo Clinic annually. It is emphatically not intended to make those of us on the non-medical side of the team into amateur doctors, diagnosing ourselves […]

Swimmer’s Itch: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Mayo Clinic Dr. Marian McEvoy explains swimmers itch. To listen, click the link below. Swimmer's Itch

Biopsias líquidas brindan esperanza de tratar antes y seguir mejor el cáncer de ovario

ROCHESTER, Minnesota: Los científicos del Centro para Medicina Personalizada de Mayo Clinic descubrieron un nuevo y esperanzador medio de controlar y tratar la recurrencia del cáncer de ovario, enfermedad difícil de detectar que cobra muchas vidas. Show More Summary

Mayo Clinic Minute: Active Games a Game Changer?

If you want to play Pokémon Go, you have to move. It's called active gaming, and one Mayo Clinic doctor thinks the concept could be the nudge that gamers need to shake up what can be a sedentary lifestyle. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. James Levine, author of Get Up!: Why Your Chair Is Killing You and […]

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