Mayo Clinic Radio: Podcasts

Nov 15, 2018

Brain freeze: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Have you ever enjoyed a sip of an ice-cold milkshake or taken a bite of an ice cream cone only to get an instant blast of pain or headache that lasts a few seconds? You're not alone. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, neurologist, Dr. Amaal Starling, explains this condition [...]
Nov 14, 2018

Myeloma diagnosis criteria: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Vincent Rajkumar explains why a change in diagnostic criteria is a big deal for patients with multiple myeloma. To listen, click the link below. Myeloma Diagnosis Criteria
Nov 13, 2018

Fueling your workout: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
Food is your body’s fuel, so it’s important to eat before exercise. However, the wrong food at the wrong time can upset your stomach and bring a quick end to your workout. In this video, Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program wellness dietitian Angie Murad serves up answers about when and [...]
Nov 12, 2018

Colorectal cancer screening options: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. John Kisiel, a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, will discuss screening options for colorectal cancer. To listen, click the link below. Colorectal cancer screening options
Nov 11, 2018

National Health Checkup / rise in sexually transmitted infections / gender discrepancies in heart attack care: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
A record-breaking 72,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2017, according to preliminary estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most of those deaths were related to opioids. The Mayo Clinic National Health Checkup, which was released in October, found that nearly all Americans say they would choose [...]
Nov 9, 2018

Shingles vaccine: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
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. Vaccines can reduce the risk of shingles, while early treatment can shorten a shingles infection and lessen the chance of complications. In [...]
Nov 8, 2018

Calorie cutting ideas: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
If you’ve tried and failed to shed pounds by completely removing certain foods from your diet, here’s a new idea: Instead of changing your menu, change your amounts. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, dietitian Katherine Zeratsky explains how little tweaks can add up to a savings of hundreds of calories per day. [...]
Nov 7, 2018

Immunotherapy: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Keith Knutson, an immunologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses the research and clinical trials at Mayo Clinic that are putting immunotherapy into action. To listen, click the link below. Immunotherapy
Nov 6, 2018

TMD: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
The temporo mandibular joint or T-M-J let’s you move your jaw up and down and side to side.  And just like any joint in your body, there can be problems.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Healath Minute, Dr. Jonathan Fillmore, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, will explain treatment for temporomandibular joint [...]
Nov 5, 2018

Acupuncture and athletic performance: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, two experts talk about how combining acupuncture with physical therapy can help athletes get back in the game and how the ancient Chinese practice may also enhance performance. To listen, click the link below. Acupuncture and Athletic Performance
Nov 4, 2018

COPD / sepsis / advances in human genome research: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed @jstreed
While treatable, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) remains the third leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the American Lung Association. COPD is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. Symptoms include breathing difficulty, cough, mucus production and wheezing. COPD is a progressive disease [...]
Nov 2, 2018

HIV testing: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed @jstreed
HIV is the virus that can lead to AIDS. A lot has changed about HIV/AIDS over the past 30 years. People with HIV are living longer and better, thanks to improved treatments. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Stacey Rizza says it's important to know your HIV status. To listen, [...]