Mayo Clinic Radio: Podcasts

Oct 13, 2019

Fecal incontinence: Symptoms, treatment and prevention: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Being unable to control bowel movements, called fecal incontinence, is a common problem in people as they age. Fecal incontinence can range from an occasional leakage of stool while passing gas to a complete loss of bowel control. Common causes of fecal incontinence include diarrhea, constipation, and muscle or nerve damage. The muscle or [...]
Oct 11, 2019

Genetic testing for breast cancer: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Everyday it seems we learn more about how our genetic makeup affects our health.  And genetic testing can provide important information about your risk for some diseases.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we hear from Dr. Sandhya Pruthi about genetic testing for breast cancer. To listen, click the link [...]
Oct 10, 2019

ADHD risk factors: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
A recent study found that the number of kids being diagnosed with A-D-H-D in the united states has jumped significantly. There are certain factors that put children at higher risk for developing a-d-h-d. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Michael Zaccariello, takes a look at what are and [...]
Oct 9, 2019

Treating male hair loss: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Not all hair loss is the same, so not all treatments will work for fixing the thinning you’re seeing in the mirror. A dermatologist can tell you why you’re losing your hair and what can be done about it. IN this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute,  Dr. Leila Tolaymat, explains one type, androgenetic alopecia, [...]
Oct 8, 2019

Primary care and mental health: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Craig Sawchuk explains how primary care physicians are helping patients with mental health issues get the help they need. To listen, click the link below. Primary care and mental health
Oct 7, 2019

Vaccine researchers advice about the flu: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
It's that time of year...flu season. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Gregory Poland has some advice when it comes to the flu. To listen, click the link below. Vaccine researchers advice about the flu
Oct 6, 2019

Tether implant offers new treatment option for some scoliosis patients: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine that occurs most often during the growth spurt just before puberty. Most cases of scoliosis are mild, but some spine deformities continue to get more severe as children grow. An especially severe spinal curve can reduce the amount of space within the chest, [...]
Oct 4, 2019

Breast cancer screening considerations: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Sandhya Pruthi shares some thoughts about breast cancer screening and dense breast tissue. To listen, click the link below. Breast Cancer Screening
Oct 3, 2019

Common causes of chronic constipation: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Constipation. Just about everyone deals with it at one time or another. But chronic constipation can interfere with daily activites and generally make life miserable. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Jean Fox, a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, provides insight into some of the common causes. To listen, [...]
Oct 2, 2019

Sifting through flour options: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Whole wheat, non-wheat, all-purpose. When it comes to flour options, what should you choose? Anya Guy, a Mayo Clinic dietitian sifts through those options in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute. To listen, click the link below. Sifting through flour options
Oct 1, 2019

Innovative treatments for moyamoya disease: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Doctors are using innovative procedures to improve the quality of life for people living with a blood vessel disorder called moyamoya disease.  According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, moyamoya means “puff of smoke” in Japanese and describes the look of the tangle of tiny vessels formed when the brain tries to overcome the narrowing [...]
Sep 30, 2019

What is sleep apnea?: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
An estimated 20 million Americans have sleep apnea, and many don’t even know it. Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. If you snore loudly and feel tired after a full night's sleep, you might have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea can affect people of any [...]