Mayo Clinic Radio: Podcasts

Nov 23, 2017

BMI, kids and obesity: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
BMI or body mass index is often used as a marker of health and a measure of obesity.  But in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez says there could be some shortcomings, especially when it comes to children. To listen, click the link below. BMI, Kids and [...]
Nov 22, 2017

Weight loss in older adults: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Most of us would love to drop a few pounds.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Paul Takahashi tells us about one group of patients where weight loss could be a concern. To listen, click the link below. Weight Loss In Older Adults
Nov 21, 2017

Addyi: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Flibanserin has been dubbed the female viagra.  But in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Stephanie Faubion explains why it is anything but. To listen, click the link below. Addyi
Nov 20, 2017

Benefits of chocolate: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Chocolate lovers listen up!  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Stephen Kopecky tells us about the heart benefits of chocolate. To listen, click the link below. Benefits of Chocolate
Nov 19, 2017

Integrative medicine and health: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Mayo Clinic's Integrative Medicine and Health team offers integrative therapies such as acupuncture, massage and meditation to help people manage disease symptoms by reducing fatigue, pain and anxiety. Now, Mayo Clinic is taking it a step further. A new Mayo Clinic book, Mayo Clinic: The Integrative Guide to Good Health, addresses all aspects [...]
Nov 17, 2017

The mind diet: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Eating right is a big part of staying physically fit.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Donald Hensrud tells us eating right is important for staying mentally fit as well. To listen, click the link below. The Mind Diet
Nov 16, 2017

Spinal stenosis: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Back pain can be a real problem for many people.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we explore spinal stenosis with Dr. Paul Huddleston. To listen, click the link below. Spinal Stenosis
Nov 15, 2017

Kidney cancer gene discovery: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we hear how genetics continues to play a larger role in the fight against kidney cancer. To listen, click the link below. Kidney Cancer Gene Discovery
Nov 14, 2017

Tips to lower high blood pressure: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Stephen Kopecky has tips to keep your blood pressure under control. To listen, click the link below. Tips to Lower High Blood Pressure
Nov 13, 2017

ICU bypass after transplant: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
It's standard practice for transplant patients to spend time in the intensive care unit after surgery.  In the Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. C. Burcin Taner explains why some of his patients are skipping that step. To listen, click the link below. ICU Bypass After Transplant
Nov 12, 2017

New study aims to help smokers kick the habit: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, tobacco use is the single largest preventable cause of disease in the world. About 80 percent of lung cancer deaths are the result of smoking, and the longer you smoke, the greater your risk. Yet, over 36 million Americans, or about [...]
Nov 10, 2017

Rheumatoid arthritis and kidney disease: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Rheumatoid arthritis is known for it's affects on the joints, but as we learn in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, the kidney can also be at risk. To listen, click the link below. Rheumatoid Arthritis and Kidney Disease