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Quicker Recoveries Possible with Robotic Heart Valve Surgery

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBPRWqlYm84 Millions of Americans are living with a heart murmur, a telltale sound caused by blood rushing through the heart. Some are harmless, but sometimes they’re a clue to serious problems with the heart’s valves. When surgery is called for, robotic technology is allowing repairs to be made safer than [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Correcting Pelvic Mesh and Improving Quality of Life

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMvFHekfgF8 Pelvic mesh is implanted to help a woman with issues like urinary incontinence. For many, the mesh works well, but that wasn't the case for the woman you’re about to meet. For her, it meant dealing with debilitating pain. She came to Mayo Clinic to correct the problem. More [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Heart Failure Due to Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kIFRjqaORQ   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics are alarming. More than one-third of adults in the United States are obese. Obesity can increase your risk of diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes and heart attack. It can also increase your risk of a condition called obesity hypoventilation [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Avoid Risk of Pill-Induced Esophagitis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJnpJ4UG3Lw Typical instructions on a bottle of medication often suggest pills should be taken with a full glass of water and that the person taking the pills not lie down for 30 minutes. Mayo Clinic experts say it's essential you pay attention to those directions because if you don’t you could be [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Glen Campbell Documentary Shares Alzheimer's Journey

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=asPGGUCygXE Alzheimer's Disease has been steadily encroaching into singer, songwriter Glen Campbell's life. Instead of retreating to deal with the challenges privately, Glen and his family decided to share their struggle with documentary filmmakers. The production called Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me by PCH Films, includes both heartwarming and candidly frank moments Mr. [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Annoying Acne: It's Not Just for Adolescents

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFf3UBdgzyk   Acne is just a teenager problem, right?  No. It can also be an issue for adults, especially women. Twenty-five percent of women in their 30’s get acne and it can plague people for decades. Experts at Mayo Clinic have tips on how to handle adult acne. [TRT 1:46] [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Christmas Eve Discovery 100 Years Ago is Still Helping Millions

Christmas Eve Discovery 100 Years Ago is Still Helping Millions

Some medical discoveries truly stand the test of time. The case of a dedicated Mayo Clinic chemist is a prime example. Feeling he was on the verge of a breakthrough that could help countless people, Edward Kendall spent Christmas Eve 1914 locked away in his lab. What he accomplished by [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

New Mayo Clinic Technology Lowers Risks for Premature Babies

New Mayo Clinic Technology Lowers Risks for Premature Babies

Baby Jase's entry into the world was sudden ... and two months too early. A new tablet-based technology allowed local doctors and Mayo Clinic specialists to collaborate on life-saving medical care. [TRT 3:50] Journalists: A broadcast quality video package is available in the downloads.   This is a special report [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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