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Medical Experts for Media - Rheumatology

Eric Matteson, M.D. __________________________________________________________________ Eric Matteson, M.D., an expert in rheumatoid arthritis Chair, Rheumatology Department, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Author of more than 200 scientific articles Speaks English and German Media Experience: Interview experience with national print media, including ABC News and MedPage Today. To schedule an interview, call: Media Relations Consultant [...]

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Do You Have Questions About #Arthritis?

  PBS News Hour is hosting a Twitter Chat TODAY - Thursday 1 to 2 p.m. ET  Follow #NewsHourChats  Join @mayoclinic, @CDCgov, @NIH_NIAMS (NIH's National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases), @ACRRheum (American College of Rheumatology), @arthritis_org (Arthritis Foundation) and  @RheumPF (Rheumatoid Patient Foundation) *IF YOU MISSED CHAT YOU CAN READ THE TRANSCRIPT HERE.

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Fitness: Tips for staying motivated Having trouble sticking with your workout? Try these tips to reignite your enthusiasm. Jet-lag disorder Flying across multiple time zones disrupts your natural body rhythms, leading to sleep problems and other symptoms. Learn how to put jet lag to rest. EXPERT [...]

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Mayo Clinic Experts Available for Arthritis Action Month

ROCHESTER, Minn. — May is Arthritis Action Month, held to draw attention to the more than 100 forms of arthritis that afflict at least 50 million people in the United States and collectively cost more to treat than cancer. Mayo Clinic invites the public to ask questions during hour-long online [...]

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Treating Shoulder Arthritis

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. John Sperling outlines treatment for a very common and very painful condition, shoulder arthritis. To listen, click the link below. Treating Shoulder Arthritis

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Shoulder Arthritis

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. John Sperling provides a look inside the painful world of shoulder arthritis. To listen, click the link below. Shoulder Arthritis

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Reverse Prosthesis

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. John Sperling outlines a procedure that could literally turn things around for some patients with arthritis or rotator cuff problems. To listen, click the link below. Reverse Prosthesis

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Hip Pain and Replacement

Every year thousands of people undergo hip replacement surgery to get rid of pain caused by arthritis. The good news is that most hip replacement operations are successful, and people who have them are pain free. But sometimes, after years of wear, those replacement joints can loosen. New technology is [...]

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Hip Replacement Advances

Most of us take our ability to get around for granted. But the stabbing pain of arthritis -- whether it's in your knee, ankle or hip -- can rob you of that ability and steal your independence. Robert Trousdale, M.D., a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon tells us about joint replacement [...]

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Rheumatology ~ Arthritis

This program featured Dr. John Davis from Mayo Clinic Rochester talking about arthritis.  We discussed the different types of arthritis and how a diagnoses is made.  We also discussed the different medications available for treatment of arthritis -including glucosamine chondroitin and the latest treatments for rhuematoid arthritis. Take part in two [...]

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Dr. John Davis on Arthritis

This Medical Edge Weekend program features Mayo Clinic physician Dr. John Davis discussing arthritis. Medical Edge Weekend 2-26-11

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Drs. Clem Michet and Nisha Manek, Rheumatology

Medical Edge Weekend on Saturday, May 29th is a "best of" show featuring Mayo Clinic rheumatologists, Dr. Clem Michet and Dr. Nisha Manek. Medical Edge Weekend 5-29-10

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Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Pain, Swelling and Stiffness (pkg)

Pain, swelling and stiffness in your joints are all symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. But because these symptoms come and go, the condition can sometimes be tricky to diagnose. And it's important to get the right diagnosis because starting treatment early can make a difference. Vivien Williams reports.    [TRT 1:46] [...]

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New CDC Analysis Finds Nearly 1 in 4 US Adults Has Arthritis

It's an epidemic spreading steadily and painfully, joint by joint. Arthritis now afflicts nearly 1 in 4 American adults, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported Thursday. [CDC news release] It found that 22.7 percent of U.S. adults -  52.5 million people - have arthritis, and that 22.7 [...]

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A Pain-free Thumbs Up! (pkg)

Whether it’s getting in the way of your mad skills on a video game – or it’s interfering with your job – thumb arthritis is a common complaint. In fact, about 1 in 10 people will have to see a doctor for a painfully stubborn thumb. And women are [...]

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MONDAY HOUSECALL: Seasonal Allergies, Sex Therapy, Migraine Medications and more ...

  FEATURED TOPIC Seasonal allergies: Nip them in the bud Pollen levels increase in the spring — and for many people, so do allergy symptoms. Take these steps to get some relief. Highlights Exercise helps ease arthritis pain and stiffness Nonallergic rhinitis Muscle cramp Skin biopsy Sex therapy Expert Answers [...]

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"GOUT IS A FORM OF ARTHRITIS WHICH AFFECTS ONLY MEN." This week's radio show is a previously aired program featuring Dr. Clem Michet and the topic is gout. We discuss risk factors, treatment, drugs and prevention. Listen at Saturday 9 - 10 am CST Listen here for this week's Medical News Headlines. (right click [...]

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Gout is Spreading in the General Population (pkg.)

Gout is a complex form of arthritis, characterized by sudden, severe attacks of pain, redness and tenderness in joints. In old movies it was a disease of status reserved for royalty and the pampered rich, but in reality, gout has spread into the general population right along with our expanding waistlines.  How [...]

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Hip Pain - Hip Surgery - Hip Replacement (pkg.)

If you have an achy hip medications and even cortisone shots can no longer tame, you may be headed for surgery...and you'd have a lot of company. A half million Americans have total hip replacements each year. Dennis Douda has this Medical Edge report. [TRT 1:58] Script and video are available [...]

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