Mayo Clinic Radio: Podcasts

May 21, 2018

Laparoscopic gallbladder removal in kids: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Thanks to a rising obesity rate, gallbladder issues are on the rise in children. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Michael Ishitani reports on a study that looked at less invasive laparoscopic gallbladder surgery for kids. To listen, click the link below. Laparoscopic gallbladder removal in kids
May 20, 2018

Gift of Life Transplant House / erectile dysfunction treatment / pilot safety and readiness

By Jen O'Hara @jenohara
In 1973, Ed Pompeian received the "gift of life" — a kidney from his mother, Helen. Ed’s personal experience at Mayo Clinic led him to believe that transplant patients and their families would be more comfortable if they could live in a home-like setting during their treatment. Ed's dream became a reality [...]
May 18, 2018

Hot Flashes and Caffeine: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Stephanie Faubion examines the results of a recent study that looked at an association between caffeine consumption and hot flashes. To listen, click the link below. Caffeine and Hot Flashes
May 17, 2018

Cataracts: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
A cataract can leave you feeling like you're looking through a fogged up window.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Sophie Bakri addresses cataracts and their treatment. To listen, click the link below. Cataracts
May 16, 2018

The rise in STD's: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Gail Bolan, director of the Division of STD Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses the rise in sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). To listen, click the link below. The rise in STDs
May 15, 2018

Axillary Ultrasound After Chemotherapy: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Judy Boughey explains how breast cancer care is being tailored to a patients needs. To listen, click the link below. Axillary Ultrasound after Chemo
May 14, 2018

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 13, 2018

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement / Rapid Response Teams / women in medicine: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Jen O'Hara @jenohara
The aortic valve is one of four valves that regulate blood flow through the heart. These valves keep blood flowing in the correct direction. Aortic valve disease is a condition in which the valve between the main pumping chamber of the heart (left ventricle) and the main artery to the [...]
May 11, 2018

Stroke Symptoms: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
It's a leading cause of death and disability, but would you know signs?  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Robert Brown gives a rundown on the symptoms of stroke. To listen, click the link below. Stroke Symptoms
May 10, 2018

Integrative medicine: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Once considered alternative or unconventional, therapies such as acupuncture and massage are playing a more prominent role in everyday medicine.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Brent Bauer, discusses how complementary techniques can enhance conventional medicine. To listen, click the link below. Integrative medicine
May 9, 2018

Cold cap therapy: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Hair loss can be one of the most difficult parts of cancer treatment. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Saranya Chumsri, a medical oncologist at Mayo Clinic, will discuss how cold cap therapy can help prevent chemotherapy-related hair loss. To listen, click the link below. Cold cap therapy
May 8, 2018

Emergency Gallbladder Surgery Study: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
It's a leading cause of visits to the E.R... gallbladder problems.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we hear from Dr. Juliane Bingener on the results of a study that looked at some of the patients. To listen, click the link below. Emergency Gallbladder Surgery Study