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Women's Wellness: Sex and gender in medical research

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Transforming medical practice through sex and gender-based research has been the focus of physiologist and surgical researcher Virginia Miller's?work for over 25 years. She says the world is at a unique place in history there is an opportunity to change the way medicine is practiced. Dr. Miller directs the Women's Health Research Center and she [...]



Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

It's not uncommon for women undergoing mastectomy to treat breast cancer to also have their healthy breast ?removed. ?It's called contralateral prophylactic mastectomy. ?But the American Academy of Breast Surgeons is not recommending the practice, at least not for all women. ?In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Judy Boughey explains why. To listen, [...]



Prevention is key to brain injuries

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

More than 5 million people are living with a brain injury in the U.S., according to the?Brain Injury Association of America. Annually, the association estimates approximately 3.5 million children and adults sustain a brain injury. March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. There are many types of brain injuries ? the most common being concussion, which [...]



Infographic: Acupuncture use is on the rise

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Learn more about acupuncture and the benefits.  



Mayo Clinic PathWays: What's the diagnosis?

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

This week's case study reviews slides from a 67-year-old woman who presented with multiple episodes of blood in her urine. Urine cytology was consistent with malignancy, and a follow-up CT urogram revealed lesions. Can you make the diagnosis? View the case and make your diagnosis. Learn more about Mayo Clinic PathWays.



Mayo Clinic Minute: When your workout doesn't work

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

If you diligently hit the gym but don't see results, you could be doing an exercise that's just not right for your body. A new study?shows that if you switch exercises, you'll likely see improvement. Mayo Clinic exercise specialist Dr. Michael Joyner says you also may get better results by making specific changes to your [...]



Consumer Health Tips: Keeping your brain in shape

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Healthy aging: 7 tips to improve your memory Do you forget where you left your keys or glasses, or the name of your favorite coffee shop barista? Everyone forgets things occasionally, and, while?there are no guarantees when it comes to preventing memory loss or dementia, certain activities might help sharpen your memory. *** Also in [...]



Discovery's Edge: Cell research on amyloidosis

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

At Mayo Clinic, Marina Ramirez-Alvarado, Ph.D., studies one type of protein abnormality associated with a complex and incurable disease called light chain amyloidosis. This type of amyloidosis is the most common and can affect the heart, kidneys, skin, nerves, and liver.?Dr. Ramirez-Alvarado and her team just published a paper on their most recent findings in [...]



Creating healthier yogurts: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Not all yogurts are created equal, and some come with ingredients you may not want for breakfast. "The No. 1?thing would be added sugar," says Jen Welper, an executive wellness chef with the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program. "Even though it might say it?s light or fat-free, there?may be sugar added to replace the creaminess [...]



Mayo Clinic Minute: 2 questions for people who use heartburn medications

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Heartburn medications taken by millions of people are under scrutiny following studies that reveal a risk for side effects, including kidney damage. "The risk is pretty low, but it's not zero," says Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist Dr. Ken DeVault. "So it's worth talking to your physician." The medications are called proton pump inhibitors, sold under brand [...]



In the Loop: Makeover is good medicine for young cancer patient

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

As a professional makeup artist, Adrian Rios is used to working in a variety of settings, from fashion shows and speaking events to photoshoots and television interviews. But one day last month, he set up shop in a rather unusual place, even for him: a waiting room outside the Proton Beam Therapy Program on Mayo [...]



Parasite Wonders: A parasitologist?s view of the world

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

This week's case involves?a 70-year-old woman with advanced-stage lymphoma who had recently received chemotherapy. At the time she coughed up this structure, she was quite ill and in the ICU. What is it? Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Dr. Bobbi Pritt?posts a new case, along with the answer to the previous case. Read Dr. Pritt's [...]



Mayo Clinic Q and A: Getting ready to get pregnant

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I?m 26 years old, and my partner and I would like to have a baby within the next year. Are there things I can do now, before I get pregnant, that will make it more likely our baby will be healthy? ANSWER: You?re wise to be thinking about this now. There are [...]



Infectious Diseases A-Z: Preparing for the next flu season

Monday, March 20, 2017

The current influenza?season, dominated by the A H3N2 virus, continues to be active, though it's on the downswing across the nation, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Data collected by the CDC show this season's influenza vaccine?is 48 percent effective in preventing influenza. Dr. Pritish Tosh, an infectious diseases specialist at Mayo [...]



Move more at work: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Monday, March 20, 2017

How many minutes of exercise do you get every week? According to the American Heart Association, healthy adults should aim for 150 minutes of moderate activity per week or 75 minutes of vigorous activity per week. Some people have difficulty fitting that amount of exercise into their schedules. Mayo Clinic experts have a solution to [...]



Is March Madness pulling at your purse strings?

Monday, March 20, 2017

With March Madness underway, the topic of sports gambling is worth exploration. Throughout history, people have found that applying a wager to the outcome of a contest makes things more interesting. That phrase has become synonymous with betting on a sport or game. For most, making a small wager on a game is fun and [...]



#MayoClinicRadio Podcast: 3/18/17

Monday, March 20, 2017

Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio 3/18/17 On the Mayo Clinic Radio program, gastroenterologist Dr. David Ahlquist discusses?colorectal cancer screening and prevention as part of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Also on the program, surgeon Dr. Rodrigo Ruano explains fetal surgery ? in utero procedures now possible to correct some birth defects. And?Dr. Stephen Cassivi, vice chair of [...]



Mayo Clinic Minute: 3 myths about colon cancer

Monday, March 20, 2017

Why should you think about colon cancer? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S., but many people avoid talking to their provider about it. Several misconceptions about colon cancer keep people from being screened for the disease. For example, you might [...]



Mayo Clinic?s newly redesigned Spanish website offers enhanced user experience, easier access to expert medical information

Monday, March 20, 2017

ROCHESTER, Minn. ??As part of ongoing efforts to be the preferred hospital and trusted health care information source for Spanish speakers worldwide, Mayo Clinic?has launched its redesigned Spanish website,?mayoclinic.org/espanol. The upgraded site offers an enhanced online experience with easier access to medical information and resources in Spanish ? straight from Mayo Clinic experts. "This new [...]



Housecall: Colon cancer screening ? know your options

Monday, March 20, 2017

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Weighing the options for colon cancer screening If your doctor has recommended colon cancer screening, you might be able to choose from various screening tests. If you're reluctant to make a decision, remember that any discomfort or embarrassment from colon cancer screening is temporary, and detecting problems early could save your [...]