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Mayo Clinic study points to modifiable risk factors of mild cognitive impairment

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Apathy and agitation among otherwise healthy senior citizens may be an early sign of a condition leading to dementia, according to a study from Mayo Clinic published this month in the American Journal of Psychiatry. Mayo researchers conducted a five-year prospective study to estimate the effect of [...]

Created by Jim McVeigh


Have you ever used the Internet to research a medical symptom you might be experiencing? On Saturday, April 26, at 9 a.m. CT, we'll discuss a condition called cyberchondria. Richard Seime, Ph.D., will be on the program to talk about the use of the Internet for medical information. Of course we know [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Heroin Use and Fatalities Rising May Be Due to Cost, Other Opioid Use Journalists: Sound bites with Dr. Hall-Flavin are available in the downloads. Heroin is cheap, easily obtainable and on the rise as a killer across the nation. Because it is so cheap, heroin abuse is being seen in younger people and more people in the middle class. Experts say oxycontin [...]

Created by Dana Sparks


Pomegranate juice: Can it lower cholesterol? Laryngospasm: What causes it? Detox diets: Do they work? Resilience: Build skills to endure hardship Narrow stools: Should I be concerned?

Created by Dana Sparks

TUESDAY Q &A : Children diagnosed with ADHD may continue to have symptoms into adulthood

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Our son was diagnosed at the age of 9 with ADHD. He is now 13 and doing well but is still on medication. Will he need to continue taking the medication until adulthood, or do children usually outgrow the condition as they mature? ANSWER: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Medical Experts for Media- Psychology/Psychiatry

Robert Auger, M.D. Mark Frye, M.D. Peter Jensen, M.D. Timothy Lineberry, M.D. Terry Schneekloth, M.D. Leslie Sim, Ph.D., L.P. Max Trenerry, Ph.D., L.P Chris Wall, M.D. Stephen Whiteside, Ph.D. __________________________________________________________________________ Robert Auger, M.D. –  a specialist in seasonal affective disorders, sleeping disorders. Seasonal affective disorder Sleep disorders Circadian rhythm sleep [...]

Created by Shawn Bishop

Expert Alert: Increase in Opioid Prescriptions Parallels Spike in Heroin Use, Overdoses

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 12, 2014 — Not only is heroin addictive and deadly, its use is increasing among Americans. That disturbing trend parallels the spike of opioid based prescription painkiller abuse in recent years, say Mayo Clinic experts. Heroin, a drug that can be smoked, sniffed/snorted or injected intravenously, [...]

Created by Nick Hanson

How to Keep Online Relationships Healthy - Join the #RelationshipChat

  Date: Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 Time: 1-2 p.m. ET Hashtag: #RelationshipChat  Join @Mayo Clinic and @HealthDayEditor @DrCindyHaines @BrophyMarcus  @SeattleMamaDoc @PediatricPulse Topics include: Love and dating  Professional relationships Interpersonal relationships  Family and friends Click here to read transcript  

Created by Dana Sparks

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