Mayo Clinic Radio: Podcasts

Dec 12, 2019

Diagnosing multiple sclerosis: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Multiple sclerosis is a potentially disabling disease of the central nervous system.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Mark Keegan explains how a diagnosis of MS is made. To listen, click the link below. Diagnosing MS
Dec 11, 2019

Can pushups predict your health: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Basic exercise, specifically the pushup, can be a useful tool for clinicians who want to evaluate cardiovascular disease risk in patients, according to a recent study in JAMA. But is your risk of heart disease really as simple as measuring how many pushups you can do? In this Mayo Clinic [...]
Dec 10, 2019

Symptoms and solutions for carpal tunnel syndrome: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that creates numbness and tingling in your palm from the thumb to ring fingers. It occurs when a nerve on the palm side of the hand is compressed or irritated in some way. Often, a combination of risk factors contributes to the development of [...]
Dec 9, 2019

Do heart supplements work?: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Which dietary supplements should you take to improve heart health? The answer may be none. Research published in Annals of Internal Medicine shows that many supplements do not reduce your risk of heart disease. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we hear from Dr. M. Hassan Murad, a Mayo [...]
Dec 8, 2019

Celiac disease / ductal carcinoma in situ / eating smart during the holidays: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
On this Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Joseph Murray, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, will discuss diagnosing and treating celiac disease. Also on the program, Dr. Amy Degnim, a Mayo Clinic breast cancer surgeon, will explain ductal carcinoma in situ, which is considered to be the earliest form of breast cancer. [...]
Dec 6, 2019

Bogus Cancer Treatment: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is cracking down on companies making unproven cancer treatment claims. Recently, the FDA issued warning letters to 14 companies that it says illegally sell products that fraudulently claim to prevent, diagnose, treat or cure cancer. The FDA calls it “cruel deception” in that these companies target [...]
Dec 5, 2019

Fighting arthritis with food: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Millions of Americans suffer from symptoms of arthritis that are often debilitating. The most common form is degenerative arthritis, also known as osteoarthritis, followed by inflammatory or rheumatoid arthritis. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. John Davis III, says what you eat may help with some of the inflammation [...]
Dec 4, 2019

Gray hair and heart disease: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute,  cardiologist Dr. Stephen Kopecky discusses a recent study that found gray hair can indicate cardiac risk.  To listen, click the link below. Gray hair and heart disease
Dec 3, 2019

Vaping chemicals, not water: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Millions of people use electronic cigarettes, or vaping devices. While tobacco use remains the largest cause of preventable death and disability in the U.S., vaping concerns — and injuries — are on the rise. "Electronic cigarettes are probably safer than cigarettes, but they are not safe", says Dr. J. Taylor Hays, [...]
Dec 2, 2019

Aortic aneurysms: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
An aortic aneurysm is an abnormal bulge that occurs in the wall of the aorta, the major blood vessel that carries blood from your heart to your body. if it bursts a person could bleed to death. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Gustavo Oderich lists some of [...]
Dec 1, 2019

Pituitary tumors / treatment for stress urinary incontinence / nanomedicine: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
On an encore presentation of the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. William Young Jr., a Mayo Clinic endocrinologist, will discuss pituitary tumors. Also on the program, Dr. Emanuel Trabuco, chair of Mayo Clinic's Division of Urogynecology, will explain treatment options for stress urinary incontinence in women. And Dr. Joy Wolfram, a Mayo Clinic researcher, will [...]
Nov 29, 2019

Hip replacement surgery: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Every year, more than 400,000 total hip replacements are performed in the U.S.  What used to be an hour’s long surgery, followed by days, even weeks in the hospital, has become much easier. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Robert Trousdale, an orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic, discusses [...]