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MAYO CLINIC RADIO

  Join us Saturday, Feb. 22, at 9 a.m. CT, when we talk about men’s health.  We’ll discuss heart health with Stephen Kopecky, M.D., and prostate health with Matthew Tollefson, M.D., and we’ll talk with Thomas Osborn, M.D. about gout, a form of arthritis that affects an estimated 6 million Americans each year. Another important area regarding men’s health is testosterone. [...]

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Men's Health: Mayo Clinic Radio

Miss the show? Here is the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 2-22-2014 Join us Saturday, Feb. 22, at 9 a.m. CT, when we talk about men’s health.  We’ll discuss heart health with Stephen Kopecky, M.D., and prostate health with Matthew Tollefson, M.D., and we’ll talk with Thomas Osborn, M.D. about gout, a form [...]

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Mayo Clinic Expert Says Heart Risks From Unnecessarily Treating "Low T" Serious Concern

"Anytime a physician prescribes a medication, there are going to be some risks associated with that medication," says William Young, Jr., M.D., the chair of Mayo Clinic's Division of Endocrinology. Dr. Young says advertising for testosterone medications to treat so-called low T, particularly during televised sporting events, is prompting men to seek out prescriptions [...]

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Mayo Clinic: Add Bone Deterioration to Diabetes Complications

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The list of complications from type 2 diabetes is long: vascular and heart disease, eye problems, nerve damage, kidney disease, hearing problems and Alzheimer's disease. Physicians have long thought of osteoporosis as another outcome. Based on a Mayo Clinic study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, that's confirmed: You can definitely [...]

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Mayo Clinic Lauded as One of Nation's Best Hospitals in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

ROCHESTER, Minn. — July 17, 2012.  Mayo Clinic ranked near the top of the 23rd U.S. News & World Report annual America's Best Hospital list, earning the No. 3 overall spot on its "Best Hospitals" list. Mayo Clinic in Rochester also was rated best in the nation in three clinical [...]

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Molecule Thought Cancer Foe Actually Helps Thyroid Tumors Grow

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — June 20, 2012.  A molecule widely believed to fight many forms of cancer actually helps deadly thyroid tumors grow, and cancer therapies now being tested in humans might boost the activity of this newly revealed bad guy, researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida say. Their findings are [...]

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Mayo Clinic: Prediabetes May Not Explain Diabetic Polyneuropathies

ROCHESTER, Minn. — In a reversal of two decades of medical reports, a Mayo Clinic study finds the frequency of nerve damage called diabetic polyneuropathy is similar in prediabetic patients and healthy people. Physicians should seek explanations other than prediabetes for patients who have painful small fiber polyneuropathy, the researchers [...]

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Analysis of Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Trials

Mayo Clinic endocrinologist Victor Montori, M.D., describes his analysis of several large randomized trials involving patients with type 2 diabetes, and the implications for treatment guidelines.

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Mayo Clinic Study Suggests Bariatric Surgery Increases Broken Bone Risk

Bariatric surgery -- limiting the intake of the stomach -- is becoming an increasingly common treatment for obesity. It has side effects, however, including a newly documented risk for bone fractures. Mayo Clinic endocrinologist Elizabeth Haglind, M.D., is presenting the findings at the Society of Endocrinology Annual Meeting.

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Minimally Disruptive Medicine

Victor Montori, M.D., a Mayo Clinic Endocrinologist, discusses the reasoning behind the paper published today in the BMJl, on the need for less disruptive medicine, especially for patients with multiple chronic medical conditions.

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Thyroid Health

The Labor Day weekend featured a rebroadcast of the program on Thyroid Health with Dr. Bryan McIver. Remember, you can listen to Medical Edge Radio on www.iheartradio.com through our flagship station KROC AM. Here is the entire program in podcast form.  Thyroid program

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Endocrinology ~ Thyroid

The May 5th Medical Edge Radio program featured Dr. Bryan McIver talking about thyroid issues.   From thyroid nodules to thyroid cancer, hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism, the tiny thyroid can bring on big changes if it starts to lose function. AUDIO from show: Interview with Dr. Johnson, part of the Mayo Clinic [...]

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Bone Deterioration is Added to List of Diabetes Complications

The list of complications from type 2 diabetes is long: vascular and heart disease, eye problems, nerve damage, kidney disease, hearing problems and Alzheimer’s disease. Physicians have long thought of osteoporosis as another outcome. Based on a Mayo Clinic study published in Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, that’s [...]

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FDA: Cutting Trans Fats out of Processed Foods

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has made a preliminary determination that "partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are not “generally recognized as safe” for use in food." Read the full FDA news release. Public health specialist Donald Hensrud, M.D., says there's no benefit to trans fats and [...]

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Findings Could Help Treat Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and Other Disorders

Researchers from Mayo Clinic and the The University of Arizona are shedding light on a mechanism in the human body that may result in more effective treatments for conditions such as autoimmune disorders, cancer, allergies and chronic inflammation. The team has discovered a novel function of a protein previously believed to [...]

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Minnesota Partnership Award Grants for Diabetes Research

The Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics is announcing four research projects selected for funding from the 2013 Discovery Transformation Grant Program. Together, the selected researchers were awarded a total of $2 million to support their work in diabetes research. Minnesota Partnership funding comes from money appropriated by the Minnesota [...]

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Mayo Clinic One of Nation’s Best Hospitals in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

  Mayo Clinic earned the No. 3 overall spot on the U.S. News & World Report annual America’s “Best Hospitals” list, making the top 10 in 15 of the 16 specialties. Number One top spots for Mayo include: Gynecology [Video] Diabetes and Endocrinology [Video] Gastroenterology  [Video] Mayo Clinic is ranked second in these specialties: Nephrology [Video] Neurology [Video] Cardiology [Video] [...]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Experts Available To Comment On Proposed Soft Drink Ban

Mayo Clinic obesity experts are available to comment on the proposal to ban super-sized soft drinks in New York City. Michael Jensen, M.D., endocrinologist and obesity researcher – who says: “Sweetened soft drinks, especially in excess, are essentially empty calories. There’s no nutritional benefit except if you need a lot [...]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Experts Available To Comment On Proposed Soft Drink Ban - org

Mayo Clinic obesity experts are available to comment on the proposal to ban super-sized soft drinks in New York City.  Michael Jensen, M.D., endocrinologist and obesity researcher – who says: “Sweetened soft drinks, especially in excess, are essentially empty calories. There’s no nutritional benefit except if you need a lot of [...]

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