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Pregnancy & Ultrasound

Pregnancy & Ultrasound

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Women and Heart Attacks

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, yet according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about half of all women are unaware of this fact. Founder of the Women's Heart Clinic at Mayo Clinic Sharonne Hayes, M.D., says, "While there’s been a steady decline [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Allergy-proof your house See how to allergy-proof your house with these simple changes and find relief for your symptoms. Living with multiple sclerosis Having a chronic condition like multiple sclerosis can be challenging. Learn how you can manage the disease and live well with MS. EXPERT [...]

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Elective Early-Term Deliveries Increase Complications for Baby and Mom

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Dec. 16, 2013 — Enduring the last few weeks of pregnancy can be physically and emotionally challenging for some women. The aches and pains, the swelling of the limbs and the anxiety of when labor may start are part of the natural gestation process, but they also can [...]

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Mayo Clinic Launches Pregnancy App on App Store

ROCHESTER, Minn. — July 29, 2013 — Mayo Clinic's free app, Mayo Clinic on Pregnancy, is now available on the App Store for iPhone and iPod touch users. MULTIMEDIA ALERT: Videos of a patient using the app and an interview with Dr. Harms are available on the Mayo Clinic News Network. Mayo [...]

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Mayo Clinic Launches Pregnancy App for Windows 8

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic now offers a free app called Mayo Clinic on Pregnancy, available in the Windows Store. MULTIMEDIA ALERT: Video of a patient using the app and an interview with Dr. Harms are available on the Mayo Clinic News Network. Available for desktop/laptop and tablet users on [...]

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Pregnancy and Low Back Pain: Specialist Available to Discuss New Ultrasound Treatment

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Many women who have been through pregnancy are familiar with low back pain. For some, that pain can last after childbirth and be severe enough to require physical therapy. One tool Mayo Clinic physical therapists use frequently with postpartum patients is rehabilitative ultrasound imaging (RUSI). The technology, [...]

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Ultrasound, Back Pain and Pregnancy: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we learn how ultrasound is being used to help women with post-pregnancy back pain. To listen, click the link below. Ultrasound Back Pain

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Pregnancy Book

Most parents-to-be have lots of questions. To help answer some of those, A team of Mayo Clinic Experts have offered their expertise in a new book. To hear more, click the link below. Pregnancy Book-Wick

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Lupus and Pregnancy

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Vaidehi Chowdhary tells us that pregnancy is not out of the question for women with lupus. To listen, click the link below. Lupus and Pregnancy

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Pregnancy and Air Travel

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Jan Stepanek looks at the issue of air travel during pregnancy. To listen, click the link below. Pregnancy & Air Travel

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Crohn's Disease & Pregnancy

Dr. Sunanda Kane discusses women with Crohn's disease who want to get pregnant, issues around the time of birth, and breast feeding. Also discusses taking medications for Crohn's disease during pregnancy and questions surrounding the chance of passing along Crohn's disease to the baby.

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Preeclampsia

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Dr. Carl Rose discusses preeclampsia, a condition of pregnancy. To listen, click the link below. Preeclampsia

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New Test for Preeclampsia

Pregnancy is a time of wonder, anticipation, joy and sometimes morning sickness. But for women who develop a condition called preeclampsia, pregnancy can be deadly. Researchers at Mayo Clinic are working to stop this condition from happening. They've developed a new test to determine which women are at risk. And [...]

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Crohn's Disease and Pregnancy

Crohn's Disease is a chronic, inflammatory condition of the intestinal tract that can cause diarrhea, stomach pain, joint pain and fatigue. Many people with Crohn's are women of childbearing age. It used to be that these women were warned that pregnancy could make the disease much worse, and some avoided [...]

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Dr. Myra Wick on Healthy Pregnancy

This Medical Edge Weekend episode features Mayo Clinic physician Dr. Myra Wick on healthy pregnancy. Medical Edge Weekend 6-18-11 Click on any of the following links to listen to short videos of Dr. Wick discussing various topics related to healthy pregnancy, from Mayo Clinic's YouTube channel: Fitness During Pregnancy Signs of Labor [...]

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THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Exercise and chronic disease: Get the facts Antidepressants and weight gain: What causes it? Flu during pregnancy: What to do? Napping: Do's and don'ts for healthy adults Chickenpox and pregnancy: What are the concerns?

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Preventing Influenza During Pregnancy Could Reduce Autism Risk (pkg)

Expectant moms have yet another good reason to get their flu shot. It may lower their new baby’s risk of autism. "From a public health point of view, this is very exciting news," says Greg Poland, M.D., head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "About 1 in 88 kids or so in [...]

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Preventing Influenza During Pregnancy Could Reduce Autism Risk (pkg)

Expectant moms have yet another good reason to get their flu shot. It may lower their new baby’s risk of autism. "From a public health point of view, this is very exciting news," says Greg Poland, M.D., head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "About 1 in 88 kids or so in [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is a disorder that can lead to easy or excessive bruising and bleeding. Petechiae Petechiae — round spots that appear on the skin as a result of bleeding underneath — may indicate a number of conditions, ranging from [...]

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