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1 day ago · Symptoms and solutions for carpal tunnel syndrome: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that creates numbness and tingling in your palm from the thumb to ring fingers. It occurs when a nerve on the palm side of the hand is compressed or irritated in some way. Often, a combination of risk factors contributes to the development of the condition, which tends to create initial symptoms at night.

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Sanj Kakar discusses several treatment options are available to relieve tingling and numbness, and restore wrist and hand function.

To listen click the link below.

Symptoms and solutions for carpal tunnel syndrome

2 days ago · Do heart supplements work?: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Which dietary supplements should you take to improve heart health? The answer may be none. Research published in Annals of Internal Medicine shows that many supplements do not reduce your risk of heart disease. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we hear from Dr. M. Hassan Murad, a Mayo Clinic preventive medicine specialist, a co-author of the study. To listen, click the link below.

Do heart supplements work

2 days ago · Celiac disease / ductal carcinoma in situ / eating smart during the holidays: Mayo Clinic Radio

On this Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Joseph Murray, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, will discuss diagnosing and treating celiac disease. Also on the program, Dr. Amy Degnim, a Mayo Clinic breast cancer surgeon, will explain ductal carcinoma in situ, which is considered to be the earliest form of breast cancer. And Katherine Zeratsky, a Mayo Clinic registered dietician nutritionist, will offer tips for eating smart during the holidays.

Here’s your Mayo Clinic Radio podcast.

5 days ago · Bogus Cancer Treatment: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is cracking down on companies making unproven cancer treatment claims. Recently, the FDA issued warning letters to 14 companies that it says illegally sell products that fraudulently claim to prevent, diagnose, treat or cure cancer. The FDA calls it “cruel deception” in that these companies target desperate consumers.

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, oncologist Dr. Timothy Moynihan, explains the FDA crackdown.

To listen, click the link below.

Bogus cancer treatment

6 days ago · Fighting arthritis with food: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Millions of Americans suffer from symptoms of arthritis that are often debilitating. The most common form is degenerative arthritis, also known as osteoarthritis, followed by inflammatory or rheumatoid arthritis. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. John Davis III, says what you eat may help with some of the inflammation associated with arthritis. To listen, click the link below.

Fighting arthritis with food

6 days ago · Gray hair and heart disease: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute,  cardiologist Dr. Stephen Kopecky discusses a recent study that found gray hair can indicate cardiac risk.  To listen, click the link below.

Gray hair and heart disease

Tue, Dec 3 8:52am · Vaping chemicals, not water: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Millions of people use electronic cigarettes, or vaping devices. While tobacco use remains the largest cause of preventable death and disability in the U.S., vaping concerns — and injuries — are on the rise. “Electronic cigarettes are probably safer than cigarettes, but they are not safe”, says Dr. J. Taylor Hays, director of the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center. He explains why in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute. To listen, click the link below.

Vaping chemicals, not water

Mon, Dec 2 8:49am · Aortic aneurysms: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

An aortic aneurysm is an abnormal bulge that occurs in the wall of the aorta, the major blood vessel that carries blood from your heart to your body. if it bursts a person could bleed to death. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Gustavo Oderich lists some of the risk factors for an aortic aneurysm.

To listen, click the link below.

Aortic aneurysm