Mayo Clinic Radio: Podcasts

Feb 15, 2019

Liquid biopsy: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute,  Dr. Keith Stewart,  explains how liquid biopsy can help determine if a cancer has recurred and what the future may hold as a screening tool. To listen, click the link below. Liquid biopsy
Feb 14, 2019

Congential heart defect surgery: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Congenital heart defects are structural problems with the heart that are present at birth and may require surgery. While it can be scary to find out your child has a heart problem, you are not alone. Congenital heart defects are the most common type of birth defects, according to the Centers [...]
Feb 13, 2019

Syphilis: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Syphilis has long been a global health issue affecting millions of people. A recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there’s an infection increase among women and their newborns, and men who have sex with men. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Stacey Rizza, an [...]
Feb 12, 2019

Heart numbers for women: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Numbers are everywhere, such as phone numbers, addresses and PINs for bank accounts. Doctors at Mayo Clinic say many people don't know or pay attention to the most important numbers: our heart health numbers. And, this may be especially true for women. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, cardiologist [...]
Feb 11, 2019

What happens to donated blood: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
have you ever wondered what happens to your blood after it's been collected? In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Justin Kreuter, director of Mayo Clinic's Blood Donor Program, has some answers. To listen, click the link below. 2019feb11
Feb 10, 2019

Paired kidney donation / eye floaters / colorectal cancer in younger adults: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
A living donor kidney transplant usually involves a donated kidney from someone you know, such as a family member, friend or co-worker. Genetically related family members are most likely to be compatible living kidney donors. You and your living kidney donor are evaluated to determine if the donor's organ is [...]
Feb 8, 2019

Brachial plexus injury: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
The brachial plexus is the network of nerves that sends signals from your spinal cord to your shoulder, arm and hand. A brachial plexus injury occurs when these nerves are stretched, compressed, or in the most serious cases, ripped apart or torn away from the spinal cord.  In this Mayo Clinic [...]
Feb 7, 2019

Women's heart health: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Heart disease is the number one killer of women. While both men and women are affected by heart disease, the warning signs and symptoms can be quite different.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, cardiologist Dr. Amy Pollak discusses some of those differences. To listen, click the link below. Women's heart [...]
Feb 6, 2019

Heart disease and menopause: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Stephanie Faubion talks about why a women's  risk of heart issues increases after menopause. To listen, click the link below. Heart Disease and Menopause
Feb 5, 2019

Shingles vaccine: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Shingles is a viral infection that causes a painful blistery rash. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost 1 out of every 3 people in the U.S. will develop shingles in their lifetime. And the risk goes up with age.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Radio Health Minute, Dr. Pritish Tosh, an [...]
Feb 4, 2019

Probiotics for kids: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Probiotics. They are marketed as popular health supplements. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute,  Dr. Robert Jacobson, a Mayo Clinic pediatrician addresses the idea of probiotics for kids. To listen, click the link below. Probiotics for kids
Feb 3, 2019

American Heart Month / birth control app / bogus treatments for erectile dysfunction: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the No. 1 killer in America,  causing 1 in every 4 deaths each year. Heart disease includes a wide range of conditions that affect your heart, including blood vessel diseases, such as coronary artery disease; heart rhythm problems; and problems with [...]