Mayo Clinic Radio: Podcasts

May 25, 2020

Benefits of minimally invasive back surgery: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Back pain affects 80 percent of Americans at some point in their lives. Thankfully, a lot of that pain is temporary.  But for others, the only relief requires surgery.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Mohamad Bydon outlines some of the benefits to minimally invasive back surgery. To listen, [...]
May 22, 2020

Center for innovation: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Finding creative solutions to health care problems.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Douglas Wood explains the work of the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation. To listen, click the link below. Center for Innovation
May 21, 2020

Drugs for erectile dysfunction: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
It's been 20 years since sildenafil, better known as viagra, received FDA approval. It was the first of several medications that address the problems of erectile dysfunction.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Landon Trost explains a little more about the medications to treat this very common problem. To [...]
May 20, 2020

Nipple-sparing mastectomy, pre-pectoral reconstruction: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
As effective as a more invasive procedure, nipple-sparing mastectomy with immediate pre-pectoral reconstruction offers a woman a more natural appearance following breast cancer surgery. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we find out why requests for it continue to grow.  To listen, click the link below. Nipple-sparing mastectomy, pre-pectoral reconstruction
May 19, 2020

Infertility: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
According to the National Institutes of Health, about fifteen percent of couples in the U.S. are unable to get pregnant.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we discuss infertility with Dr. Elizabeth Stewart. To listen, click the link below. Infertility
May 18, 2020

Female urinary incontinence: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
The National Institutes of Health estimates that 25 to 35 percent of women have some degree of urinary incontinence.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Deborah Lightner explains that not all incontinence issues are the same, and that there is help available. To listen, click the link below. Female urinary [...]
May 15, 2020

Individualized medicine: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Individualized medicine, also known as personalized medicine or precision medicine, is tailoring diagnosis and treatment to each patient to optimize care. Using a person's unique genetic code, researchers and health care providers can more effectively and precisely diagnose, treat, predict and, eventually, prevent disease.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health [...]
May 14, 2020

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
What started as a way to help deep-sea divers decompress, hyperbaric oxygen therapy is now used to treat a number of serious conditions.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Paul Claus explains how the therapy works and where it is useful. To listen, click the link below. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
May 12, 2020

Fibromyalgia: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 4 million adults are affected by fibromyalgia.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Arya Mohabbat explains the process of developing a fibromyalgia diagnosis.  To listen, click the link below. Fibromyalgia
May 11, 2020

Proctalgia fugax: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Muscle spasms, can be painful, no matter where they occur. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. John Pemberton explains a condition called proctalgia fugax and how to address it. To listen, click the link below. Proctalgia fugax
May 8, 2020

Carpal tunnel syndrome: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Jay Smith will explain carpal tunnel syndrome, and outline treatment options. To listen, click the link below. Carpal tunnel syndrome
May 7, 2020

Stroke treatment: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
When it comes to stroke, it's important to recognize the signs and seek help immediately.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Robert Brown outlines the symptoms of stroke and what treatments are now available. To listen, click the link below. Stroke treatment