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September 16, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Ronald Petersen, director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, shares an update on ongoing research and the fight against Alzheimer's disease. Also on the podcast, Dr. Waleed Brinjikji, a Mayo Clinic diagnostic radiologist, discusses interventional radiology, a specialty where radiologists not only read and interpret scans, but also take part in the actual treatment of certain conditions. And Dr. Reade Quinton, a Mayo Clinic pathologist, discusses the work he does in anatomic pathology and shares his love of magic.
September 9, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Joseph Dearani, the chair of Cardiovascular Surgery at Mayo Clinic, discusses minimally invasive and robotic heart surgery. Also on the podcast, Dr. Erin O'Brien, the division chair of Rhinology at Mayo Clinic, explains treatment for aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease, also known as Samter's triad. And Dr. Jewel Kling, a women's health expert at Mayo Clinic, discusses gender identity.
September 2, 2019
On the next Mayo Clinic Radio program, Dr. Robert Kyle, a Mayo Clinic hematologist and a pioneer in the field of myeloma, discusses how he has stayed grounded in his nearly six decade career. Also on the podcast, Dr. Mark Pagnano, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon, explains why a partial knee replacement is sometimes an option for patients instead of a total knee replacement. And Jay Masters, a grateful radiation oncology patient, shares how his cancer treatment led him to change careers. He became a Mayo Clinic staff member, hoping to make a difference for patients just like him.
August 26, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Jennifer Vencill, a Mayo Clinic psychologist and licensed sex therapist, and Dr. Dagoberto Heredia Jr., a Mayo Clinic psychology resident, discuss teens and pornography and offer tips on how to talk to teens about sex. Also on the program, Dr. Amanika Kumar, a Mayo Clinic gynecologic surgeon, explains how thorough assessment of a patient can help direct the treatment for ovarian cancer. And Dr. James Li, a Mayo Clinic allergist and immunologist, discusses adult asthma.
August 19, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Summer Allen, a Mayo Clinic family medicine physician, will share helpful tips to get your kids ready to start the school year including immunizations, the importance of schedules and developing healthy eating and sleeping habits. Also on the podcast, Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious disease specialist, covers the common cold, fighting the flu and when to keep your kids home sick from school. And Dr. David Soma, a Mayo Clinic pediatric sports medicine specialist, discusses the benefits and risks of kids and youth sports.
August 12, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Gregory Poland, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases and vaccine expert, gives an update on infectious disease hot topics, including Lyme disease, the ongoing concern about measles, the hope for a universal flu vaccine and new age guidelines for the HPV vaccine. Also on the podcast, Dr. John Lieske explains how kidney stones form and how they are treated. Dr. Lieske also discusses a new kidney stone prevention study at Mayo Clinic. And Jessica Erickson, a Mayo Clinic patient, along with her Mayo Clinic plastic surgeon, Dr. Basel Sharaf, share her successful weight-loss journey, which included bariatric surgery.
August 5, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Jon Ebbert, associate director of the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center, talks about smoking cessation, nicotine addiction and electronic cigarettes. Also on the podcast, John Konfala, a Mayo Clinic patient, shares his story. Konfala had an aortic valve replacement done by surgeon Dr. Juan Crestanello, at Ohio State University Hospital. When Konfala needed a second surgery, he followed Dr. Crestanello to his new location — Mayo Clinic. And Skip Sturtz, another Mayo Clinic patient, shares why he chose to become an altruistic kidney donor.
July 29, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Shanda Blackmon, a Mayo Clinic thoracic surgeon, explains how minimally invasive surgical techniques and the use of 3D models are improving outcomes for patients. Also on the podcast, Dr. Eric Moore, a Mayo Clinic otolaryngologic head and neck surgeon, shares treatment options for head and neck cancers. And Dr. Jewel Kling, a women's health expert, shares nonhormonal treatment options for menopause symptoms.
July 22, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Stephanie Faubion, an internal medicine physician and the Bill and Penny George Director, Center for Women's Health at Mayo Clinic, discusses the recently approved drug, Vyleesi (bremelanotide), to treat low libido in women, known as hypoactive sexual desire disorder. Dr. Faubion also has a warning about over-the-counter treatments for menopause symptoms. Also on the podcast, Dr. Erica Knavel Koepsel, a Mayo Clinic diagnostic radiologist, explains treatment options for uterine fibroids. And Dr. Peter Rhee, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon, explains surgical treatment options for upper motor neuron syndrome. Dr. Rhee's patient, Bret Dzubay and his father, John Dzubay, join the conversation to share how surgery has improved the quality of life for Bret, who has cerebral palsy.
July 15, 2019
When one of the heart's natural pumps isn’t working well, a ventricular assist device (VAD) can be used to increase the amount of blood that flows through the body. On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. John Stulak, a Mayo Clinic cardiovascular surgeon, discusses VADs and heart transplant. Also on the podcast, Dr. Sebastian Fernandez-Bussy and Dr. Eric Edell, Mayo Clinic pulmonologists, explain endoscopic lung volume reduction, which is a minimally invasive treatment for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. And Dr. Kristina Butler, a Mayo Clinic gynecologic oncologist, discusses diagnosing and treatment options for ovarian cancer.
July 8, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. William Young Jr., a Mayo Clinic endocrinologist, discusses pituitary gland tumors. Also on the podcast, Dr. Emanuel Trabuco, chair of Mayo Clinic's Division of Urogynecology, explains treatment options for stress urinary incontinence in women. And Dr. Joy Wolfram, a Mayo Clinic researcher, shares how nanomedicine seeks to improve cancer care.
July 1, 2019
A recent study suggests that severe alcohol-related liver disease is on the rise, especially in young adults. There appears to be an increase in those who are at greater risk of cirrhosis, liver cancer and death, according to the study published in JAMA. And the potential cause is binge drinking. On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Doug Simonetto, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist and hepatologist, discusses diagnosis and treatment options for liver disease. Also on the podcast, Dr. Hector Villarraga, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, explains the growing field of cardio-oncology. And Dr. Yonas Geda, a Mayo Clinic neurologist, shares how lifestyle factors can affect brain health.
June 24, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Mitchell Humphreys (https://www.mayoclinic.org/biographies/humphreys-mitchell-r-m-d/bio-20055033?_ga=2.2386928.1948419261.1560548040-165526356.1480776015?mc_id=us&utm_source=newsnetwork&utm_medium=l&utm_content=content&utm_campaign=mayoclinic&geo=national&placementsite=enterprise&cauid=100721), a Mayo Clinic urologist, highlights prostate health and treatment options for benign prostatic hyperplasia (https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/benign-prostatic-hyperplasia/symptoms-causes/syc-20370087?mc_id=us&utm_source=newsnetwork&utm_medium=l&utm_content=content&utm_campaign=mayoclinic&geo=national&placementsite=enterprise&cauid=100721&_ga=2.222832091.1504118663.1560880747-165526356.1480776015). Also on the program, Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez (https://www.mayoclinic.org/biographies/lopez-jimenez-francisco-m-d/bio-20053705?mc_id=us&utm_source=newsnetwork&utm_medium=l&utm_content=content&utm_campaign=mayoclinic&geo=national&placementsite=enterprise&cauid=100721), a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, discusses sex after a heart atta (https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-attack/symptoms-causes/syc-20373106?mc_id=us&utm_source=newsnetwork&utm_medium=l&utm_content=content&utm_campaign=mayoclinic&geo=national&placementsite=enterprise&cauid=100721)ck (https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-attack/symptoms-causes/syc-20373106). And Dr. Bruce Levy (https://www.mayoclinic.org/biographies/levy-bruce-a-m-d/bio-20055032?mc_id=us&utm_source=newsnetwork&utm_medium=l&utm_content=content&utm_campaign=mayoclinic&geo=national&placementsite=enterprise&cauid=100721), a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon, shares how his patients' experiences with lack of privacy during surgery led him and his wife to found a new company, COVR Medical (http://covrmedical.com/).
June 17, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Leonard Berry, a health care delivery expert and author of "Management Lessons From Mayo Clinic", shares his thoughts on the role of kindness in cancer care. Also on the podcast, Dr. Sanj Kakar, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon, and Dr. Kenton Kaufman, director of the Motion Analysis Laboratory at Mayo Clinic, discuss their research on preventing wrist injuries in tennis players. And Vic Nole Jr., executive director of the Life Sciences Incubator at Mayo Clinic's Florida campus, explains how the incubator helps advance new ideas and products from the research lab through product development and into the clinic.
June 10, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Amy Degnim, a Mayo Clinic breast cancer surgeon, discusses breast cancer screening guidelines from the American Society of Breast Surgeons. Dr. Degnim also discusses advances in breast cancer surgery. Also on the podcast, Dr. Bradley Boeve, a Mayo Clinic neurologist, explains progressive supranuclear palsy, a rare brain disease. And Dr. Shanda Blackmon, a Mayo Clinic general thoracic surgeon, discusses treatment for esophageal cancer.
June 3, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Brent Bauer, director of research for the Mayo Clinic Integrative Medicine Program, shares how complementary medicine, also known as integrative medicine, is used in cancer care. Also on the podcast, Dr. Bret Petersen, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, discusses treatment for bile duct cancer. And Dr. Randall DeMartino, a Mayo Clinic vascular surgeon, explains peripheral artery disease, a common circulatory problem.
May 27, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Angela Mattke, a pediatrician at Mayo Clinic Children's Center and the editor of a new book, "Mayo Clinic Guide to Raising a Healthy Child," offers tips for parenting during the preschool and elementary school years. Also on the podcast, Dr. Brett Freedman, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon, will explain treatment options for the common cause of back pain, spondylolisthesis. And Dr. Virend Somers, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, will explain why women who snore may be at greater risk for heart disease.
May 20, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Paul Friedman, chair of the Department of Cardiology at Mayo Clinic, and Dr. Peter Noseworthy, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, share a new research study showing how artificial intelligence and the EKG can be used to detect early signs of heart failure. Then Mary Schoenbeck, a Mayo Clinic patient from Scottsdale, Arizona, shares how a smart watch alerted her to a potential heart problem. Also on the podcast, Dr. Christopher Boes, division chair of Neurology Education at Mayo Clinic, explains a new group of medications aimed at preventing migraine headaches. And Dr. Robert Wilfahrt, a Family Medicine physician at Mayo Clinic, discusses attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults.
May 11, 2019
Each day, almost 40,000 specimens are flown in to Rochester, Minnesota, for delivery to Mayo Clinic Laboratories. Specimens come from more than 4,000 clients in more than 70 countries. The cargo sometimes includes packages labeled "donated human tissue for transplant." Or the packages may include radioactive material used to prepare medications for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes, including targeted treatments for some forms of cancer. Daily cargo delivery to Mayo Clinic is vital to helping patients receive timely diagnostic results and lifesaving treatments. On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Andrew Paulsen, supervisor of Mayo Clinic's nuclear medicine pharmacy, and Thomas Griffin, global logistics manager for Mayo Clinic Laboratories, explain how precious cargo arrives at Mayo Clinic's Rochester campus daily. Also on the program,  Dr. S. Vincent Rajkumar, a Mayo Clinic hematologist who has researched prescription drug costs extensively, shares his perspective on the topic. And Dr. Gregory Poland, a Mayo Clinic vaccine expert, discusses the ongoing measles outbreak in the U.S.
May 4, 2019
May is National Stroke Awareness Month. On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Robert D. Brown Jr., a Mayo Clinic neurologist and stroke expert, discusses stroke and stroke prevention. Also on the podcast, Dr. Paul McKie, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, explains when and why you might need a cardiac stress test. And Dr. Craig Sawchuk, a psychologist and co-chair of Mayo Clinic’s Division of Integrated Behavioral Health, has tips for being a good mental health consumer.
April 27, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Edward Loftus Jr., a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, discusses diagnosing inflammatory bowel disease and treatment options. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an umbrella term used to describe disorders that involve chronic inflammation of the digestive tract. There are two common types: ulcerative colitis, which causes ulcers, or sores, in the lining of the large intestine and rectum, and Crohn’s disease, which causes inflammation of the lining of any part of the digestive tract. Symptoms of IBD usually involve severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, fatigue and weight loss. IBD can be debilitating and sometimes lead to life-threatening complications. While there is no cure for IBD, treatment can reduce the inflammation that triggers your signs and symptoms, and, in the best cases, lead to long-term remission. Also on the podcast, Dr. Avni Joshi, a pediatric allergy and immunology specialist at Mayo Clinic, shares the latest research on the incidence of food allergies in different age groups. And Dr. Charles Bruce, medical director of the Life Sciences Incubator on Mayo Clinic's Florida campus, explains a new collaboration between Mayo Clinic and Georgia Tech. The Convergence Science Program pairs Georgia Tech's engineering expertise with a Mayo physician's ideas to tackle a clinical problem in need of a solution.
April 20, 2019
Vaccinations often are thought of as a childhood recommendation, but there are important vaccinations for adults, too. Between 50,000 and 100,000 Americans die each year from vaccine-preventable diseases, such as flu, pneumonia and hepatitis C, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Gregory Poland, a Mayo Clinic vaccine researcher, covers adult vaccinations, including what you need and when you need it. Dr. Poland also gives an update on the flu season and research on a new universal flu vaccine. Also on the podcast, Dr. Stephen Kopecky, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, discusses aspirin, eggs and heart disease. And Dr. Mitchell Humphreys, a Mayo Clinic urologist, discusses the painful problem of kidney stones.
April 13, 2019
Each April, National Donate Life Month is celebrated to encourage Americans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors. On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Charles Rosen, director of the Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, discusses the importance of organ donation and what's being done to improve the number of organ donors. Also on the podcast, two Mayo Clinic transplant patient stories are featured. First, Chad Corey and his donor, Chris Douglas, explain what it's like to wait for — and find — a living kidney donor. And Julianne Vasichek shares her story, four years after her liver transplant.
April 6, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Robert Kraichely, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, discusses treatment for irritable bowel syndrome. Also on the podcast, Dr. Jennifer Vande Voort, a Mayo Clinic psychiatrist, discusses esketamine nasal spray — a fast-acting treatment for depression that recently was approved by the Food and Drug Administration. And Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases specialist, share what you need to know about childhood vaccines.
March 30, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Bradford Currier, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon, discusses treatment options for a common cause of back pain, spinal stenosis. Also on the podcast, Dr. Craig Sawchuk, co-chair of Mayo Clinic’s Division of Integrated Behavioral Health, explains the mental health benefits of the cleaning fad that's swept the country.  And Dr. J Taylor Hays, medical director for the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center, and Dr. Carrie Thompson, a Mayo Clinic hematologist, explain a Mayo Clinic program that’s helping cancer patients quit tobacco.
March 23, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Christopher Aakre, an internal medicine specialist in Mayo Clinic's Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Clinic, discusses diagnosing and managing fibromyalgia. Also on the podcast, Dr. Andrew Bentall, a Mayo Clinic nephrologist, explains what can be done to help sensitized transplant patients who can be difficult to match with organ donors. And Dr. Victor Karpyak, a Mayo Clinic psychiatrist, shares research on how your genetics can affect your response to treatment for alcohol use disorder. This research is funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
March 16, 2019
There are more than 600 types of neurologic and neuromuscular diseases that can affect your nervous system. Two such diseases are muscular dystrophy and multiple sclerosis (MS). On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Jennifer Martinez-Thompson, a Mayo Clinic neurologist, discusses treatment options for muscular dystrophy and MS. Also on the podcast, Dr. Erica Loomis, a Mayo Clinic trauma and critical care surgeon, explains what causes intestinal obstruction and how it's treated. And Dr. Colin Driscoll, a Mayo Clinic otolaryngologist, explains the health consequences of untreated hearing loss.
March 9, 2019
March is National Kidney Month — an awareness effort to encourage people who are at risk of chronic kidney disease, often due to diabetes or high blood pressure, to get screened. On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Ladan Zand, a Mayo Clinic nephrologist, discusses chronic kidney disease and offers tips to keep your kidneys healthy. Also on the podcast, Dr. Valeria Cristiani, a Mayo Clinic pediatrician, discusses fluoride varnish and oral health for children. And Dr. Dawn Davis, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, explains the importance of sunscreen to protect against sun damage.
March 2, 2019
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. John Kisiel, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, discusses screening and treatment options for colorectal cancer. Also on the podcast, Dr. Pritish Tosh, a Mayo Clinic infectious disease expert, gives an update on the measles outbreak and flu season. And two Mayo Clinic staff members and friends — Melanie Peterson and Lindsay Stromback — share their story of supporting each other through breast cancer treatment.
February 23, 2019
Structural heart disease is a problem with the tissues or valves of the heart. On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Peter Pollak, director of Structural Heart Disease at Mayo Clinic's Florida campus, discusses mitral valve disease and another structural heart disease problem, patent foramen ovale — a hole in the heart that didn't close the way it should after birth. Also on the podcast, Dr. Bruce Levy, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon, explains the minimally invasive hip arthroscopy procedure. And Dr. Rachel Miest, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, offers tips to keep you safe from infection during manicures and pedicures.
February 16, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Katherine Zeratsky, a Mayo Clinic registered dietician nutritionist, discusses the keto diet and compare it with other popular diet plans, including the Mediterranean diet; Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, also known as the "DASH diet"; and the Mayo Clinic diet. Also on the podcast, Dr. Tobias Kohler, a Mayo Clinic urologist, explains why vasectomy rates rise in March. And Dr. Jan Buckner, chair of Oncology at Mayo Clinic's Rochester, Minnesota, campus, discusses why deaths from cancer in the U.S. continue a 25-year decline.
February 9, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Carrie Schinstock, a Mayo Clinic nephrologist, and Kay Kosberg, a Mayo Clinic nurse who coordinates the paired kidney donation program across Mayo Clinic's Arizona, Florida and Rochester campuses, discuss the paired kidney donation program at Mayo Clinic. Also on the podcast, Dr. Amir Khan, a Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist, explains what causes eye floaters. And Dr. Pashtoon Kasi, a Mayo Clinic medical oncologist, explains changes in colorectal cancer screening guidelines to prevent the disease in younger adults.
February 2, 2019
In an ongoing effort to raise awareness and promote prevention of heart disease, each February is recognized as American Heart Month. On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Stephen Kopecky, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, discusses heart disease and the cholesterol lowering medications known as statins. Also on the podcast, Dr. Margaret Long, a Mayo Clinic gynecologist, explains birth control options, including a mobile medical app that's been approved by the Food and Drug Administration as a form of birth control. And Dr. Tobias Kohler, a Mayo Clinic urologist, shares a warning: Beware of bogus treatments for erectile dysfunction.
January 26, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Peter Rose, division chair of Orthopedic Oncology at Mayo Clinic, discusses tumors of the musculoskeletal system. Musculoskeletal tumors can originate in bone or soft tissues, such as muscle and cartilage. Also on the podcast, Dr. Leo Maguire, a Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist, explains how laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) eye surgery can correct common vision problems. And Dr. Erica Loomis, a Mayo Clinic trauma and critical care specialist, discusses treatment for appendicitis.
January 19, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Sophie Bakri, an ophthalmologist at Mayo Clinic, explains macular degeneration and shares her new research on treatments for macular disease. Also on the podcast, Dr. Christopher Camp, an orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic, discusses treatment options for frozen shoulder. And Dr. Daniel Saris, an orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic, and Dr. Aaron Krych, an orthopedic and sport medicine specialist at Mayo Clinic, explain recycled cartilage auto/allo implantation, or RECLAIM — a novel stem cell therapy using regenerative medicine for knee cartilage repair.
January 12, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Jennifer Martinez-Thompson, a Mayo Clinic neurologist,  discusses diagnosis and treatment options for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Also on the podcast, Dr. Molly Jeffery and Dr. W. Michael Hooten share new Mayo Clinic research on trends in opioid use. Dr. Jeffery is the scientific director of Emergency Medicine Research at Mayo Clinic, and Dr. Hooten is a Mayo Clinic anesthesiologist and pain medicine specialist. And Dr. Paul Brown, a Mayo Clinic radiation oncologist, explains a new radiotherapy approach aimed at preserving cognitive function for some brain tumor patients.
January 5, 2019
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Shreyasee Amin, a rheumatologist at Mayo Clinic, covers osteoarthritis diagnosis, treatment and prevention. Also on the podcast, January is American Blood Donor Month. Dr. Justin Kreuter, medical director of the Blood Donor Program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, discusses the continuous need for blood donors. And Thomas Rieck, an exercise specialist at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, offers tips to help you get exercising in the new year.
December 29, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Timothy Moynihan, an emeritus oncologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses a 2018 study on lifestyle and cancer risk. Also on the podcast, Dr. Karthik Balakrishnan, an otolaryngologist at Mayo Clinic, explains how 3D printing is being used by surgeons to prepare for complex procedures. And a conversation with Dr. John Noseworthy, Mayo Clinic's president and CEO, who is retiring at year's end.
December 22, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Gayla Poling, director of Adult and Pediatric Diagnostics in Audiology at Mayo Clinic, discusses tinnitus and other age-related hearing loss problems. Also on the podcast, Dr. Santhi Swaroop Vege, a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, shares how new treatment protocols for pancreatic cancer are improving outcomes. And Dr. Brett Freedman, an orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic, explains treatment options for a herniated disk.
December 15, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Michael Joyner, an anesthesiologist and human performance expert at Mayo Clinic, discusses the most recent exercise guidelines and ways to get people moving. Dr. Joyner also discuss eselite athlete performance and the possibility of someone running a marathon in under two hours. Also on the podcast, Dr. Minetta Liu, an oncologist at Mayo Clinic, explains how liquid biopsy may individualize cancer treatments. And Dr. P James Dyck, a neurologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses Guillain-Barré syndrome.
December 8, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. John Kisiel, a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses screening, treatment and prevention of colorectal cancer. Also on the podcast, Dr. Matthew Ferber, a medical geneticist at Mayo Clinic, explains Mayo Clinic GeneGuide. GeneGuide is the new personal DNA product backed by Mayo medical science and expertise. And Mayo Clinic experts Dr. Susanne Cutshall, a nurse practitioner and integrative health specialist, and Debbie Fuehrer, a mind-body medicine counselor, offer ideas for dealing with holiday stress and the winter blues.
December 1, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Mollie Luhman, a living kidney donor, and Dr. Mark Stegall, a surgeon at Mayo Clinic who helped perform the transplant, share their story. Also on the podcast, Dr. Michael Zaccariello, a psychologist at Mayo Clinic, helps explain why attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is on the rise. And Dr. Donald Hensrud, a preventive medicine specialist at Mayo Clinic, discusses nutrition do’s and don’ts.
November 24, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Mark Truty, a general surgeon at Mayo Clinic, discusses pancreatic cancer and explains the new treatment protocol that is offering hope. Also on the podcast, Dr. Matthew Callstrom, a radiologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses how tumor ablation can be used to treat solid cancers. And Dr. Landon Trost, a urologist at Mayo Clinic, shares what you need to know about biopsies for prostate cancer.
November 17, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Gregory Poland, director of the Vaccine Research Group at Mayo Clinic, discusses the importance of the flu vaccine and other vaccine topics. Also on the podcast, Dr. Andrea Kattah, a nephrologist at Mayo Clinic, explains a recent Mayo Clinic study that found removing the ovaries in premenopausal women may increase their risk of developing chronic kidney disease. And Carmen Rottenberg, deputy undersecretary at the Department of Agriculture Office of Food Safety, offers tips to keep your food safe this Thanksgiving.
November 10, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Halena Gazelka, chair of Mayo Clinic's Opioid Stewardship Program, explains the Mayo Clinic National Health Checkup survey results on opioids and shares how Mayo Clinic is taking steps to combat the opioid crisis. Also on the podcast, Dr. Stacey Rizza, an infectious diseases specialist at Mayo Clinic, discusses the recent rise in sexually transmitted infections. And Dr. Courtney Bennett, a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic, explains gender discrepancies when it comes to treating heart attacks.
November 3, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Paul Scanlon, a pulmonologist at Mayo Clinic, covers chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)treatment and prevention. Also on the podcast, Dr. Alice Gallo De Moraes, a critical care specialist at Mayo Clinic, explains the dangerous and sometimes deadly illness, sepsis. And Dr. Eric Green, director of the National Human Genome Research Institute, gives an update on advances in human genome research.
October 27, 2018
Although heart disease often may be thought of as a problem for men, heart disease is the most common cause of death for both women and men in the U.S., according to the American Heart Association. On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Sharonne Hayes, a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses women’s heart health through the life span. Also on the podcast, Dr. Bret Petersen, a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, explains gallbladder disease. And Dr. Jean Fox, a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, offers tips for preventing the common problem of constipation.
October 20, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Katherine Zeratsky, a registered dietitian and nutritionist at Mayo Clinic, discusses juicing, lectins and other diet trends. Also on the podcast, Dr. Fouad Chebib, a nephrologist at Mayo Clinic, explains polycystic kidney disease. And Dr. Dawn Davis, a dermatologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses diseases of the hair.
October 14, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Karthik Ghosh, former director of the Breast Diagnostic Clinic at Mayo Clinic, discusses the latest in breast cancer screening and treatments. Also on the podcast, Dr. Ralph Gay, a physiatrist at Mayo Clinic, explains what can be done about low back pain. And Terri Wheeldon, a well-being specialist at Mayo Clinic's Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center, shares why strength training is especially important for women.
October 6, 2018
A joint research study between Mayo Clinic and UCLA has yielded results, showing that the networks of neurons below a spinal cord injury still can function after paralysis. On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, co-principal investigators, Dr. Kendall Lee, neurosurgeon and director of Mayo Clinic's Neural Engineering Laboratories, and Dr. Kristin Zhao, director of Mayo Clinic’s Assistive and Restorative Technology Laboratory, explain the spinal cord stimulation research from the neurosurgery and rehabilitation perspectives. Megan Gill, a Mayo Clinic physical therapist, also joins the discussion. Also on the program, Kimberly Van Rooy, director of volunteers at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, highlights all the jobs done by Mayo Clinic volunteers.
September 30, 2018
On this week's Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Shanda Blackmon, a thoracic surgeon at Mayo Clinic, explains lung cancer screening and surgical options for treating the disease. Dr. Blackmon also covers mesothelioma, another type of cancer that often occurs in the tissue surrounding the lungs. Also on the podcast, Dr. Jamie Van Gompel, a neurosurgeon at Mayo Clinic, explains how deep brain stimulation is being used to control seizures for some epilepsy patients. And Dr. Jon Ebbert, an internal medicine and addiction specialist at Mayo Clinic, discusses alcohol use disorder.
September 22, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Yi Lin, chair of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center's  Cellular Therapeutics Cross-Disciplinary Group at the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, explains how chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy (CAR T-cell therapy) works and where the research is headed next. Also on the podcast, Dr. Charanjit Rihal, an interventional cardiologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses treatment and prevention of coronary artery disease. And Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, an infectious diseases specialist at Mayo Clinic, shares tips on how to help kids avoid common infections.
September 16, 2018
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Sarah McCarthy, a psychologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses how families cope with a devastating diagnosis. And Randall Mc Keeman, a child life specialist at Mayo Clinic, explains what child life specialists do to help children and their families cope with illness. Also on the podcast, filmmaker Ken Burns will preview his documentary, "The Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope, Science." Burns is the executive producer of the film, which will air Sept. 25 from 9 to 11 p.m. EDT on PBS stations. The documentary will be rebroadcast Sept. 26 from 10 p.m. to midnight EDT. And Dr. Stephen Kopecky, a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic, answers this question: Does aspirin help prevent stroke and heart attacks?
September 8, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. John Sperling, an orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic, covers common shoulder injuries and treatment options including reverse shoulder arthroplasty. Also on the podcast, Dr. Bart Clarke, an endocrinologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses osteoporosis. And Dr. Dawn Davis, a dermatologist at Mayo Clinic, explains why cellulite appears and what can be done about it.
September 1, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Gregory Poland, director of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, discuss vaccines for vector-borne illnesses, including Lyme disease and Zika virus. Dr. Poland also discusses the problem of vaccine hesitancy. Also on the podcast, Dr. Margaret Long, a gynecologist at Mayo Clinic, explains how the HPV test works differently than a Pap smear. And Dr. Purna Kashyap and Dr. Vandana Nehra, both gastroenterologists at Mayo Clinic, share the findings of their research on how your individual gut bacteria may affect your ability to lose weight.
August 25, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Shannon Laughlin-Tommaso, division chair of Gynecology at Mayo Clinic, discusses treatment options for uterine fibroids. Also on the podcast, Dr. Michael E. Wilson, a critical care specialist at Mayo Clinic, offers suggestions on how to have conversations about death and dying. And Carmen Rottenberg, J.D., deputy under secretary for food safety at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, explains a recent study on hand-washing that found that 97 percent of people were washing their hands incorrectly.
August 18, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Elizabeth Cozine, a family medicine physician at Mayo Clinic, shares helpful tips for getting kids ready to head back into the classroom. Depending on the age of your children, an appointment with your health care provider could include immunizations, a sports physical or just a good time to check in on your child’s overall health and well-being.  Also on the podcast, Dr. Eric Moore, an otolaryngologist and head and neck surgeon at Mayo Clinic, discusses throat cancers caused by HPV. And Dr. Jon Ebbert, an addiction specialist at Mayo Clinic, explains how medical marijuana is used to treat pain and disease symptoms.
August 11, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Keith Stewart, Carlson and Nelson Endowed Director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, discusses the latest individualized cancer treatments including liquid biopsy, biomarkers, and chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy. Dr. Stewart also previews the upcoming Individualizing Medicine 2018 conference. Also on the podcast, Dr. Kathryn Ruddy, director of cancer survivorship at the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center in Rochester, Minnesota,  shares results of a study that found that many breast cancer survivors aren't following mammogram screening guidelines. And Dr. Christopher Russi, director of Community Emergency Medicine at Mayo Clinic, explains a pilot program that is using telemedicine during emergency transport.
August 4, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Deborah Lightner, an emeritus Mayo Clinic urologist,  discusses options for preventing and treating female urinary incontinence. Also on the podcast, Dr. Paul Croarkin, a pediatric psychiatrist, discusses teens and mental health. And Dr. Maria Vassilaki, an epidemiologist at Mayo Clinic, shares the latest research on how the Mediterranean diet affects brain health.
July 28, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Pritish Tosh, an infectious diseases specialist at Mayo Clinic, discusses shingles and who should get vaccinated. Also on the podcast, Dr. John Volz, an orthodontist at Mayo Clinic, explains treatment for cleft lip and cleft palate. And Dr. Scott Litin, an internal medicine specialist at Mayo Clinic, shares information about the latest edition of the Mayo Clinic Family Health Book. Dr. Litin is the medical editor.
July 21, 2018
On the next Mayo Clinic Radio program, Dr. Angela Mattke, a pediatrician at Mayo Clinic, covers recommendations for kids and screen time, along with other pediatric health topics. Also on the program, Dr. Simon Kung, a psychiatrist at Mayo Clinic, explains how transcranial magnetic stimulation is used to treat depression. And Dr. Kevin Arce, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon at Mayo Clinic, discusses reconstructive surgery for oral cancer patients.
July 14, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, hear how quick thinking by accident victim Kennedy Folkedahl helped save his hand. Dr. David Dennison, an orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic who performed the hand replant, and his patient, Kennedy, join the podcast to share their story. Also on the podcast, Dr. Boyd Viers, a urologist at Mayo Clinic, explains treatment options for urethral stricture. And Dr. Steve Peters, co-chair of the Plummer Project, shares lessons learned during the project's implementation of a new electronic health record and what it means for patients.
July 7, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, an infectious disease specialist at Mayo Clinic, explains antibiotic resistance and antibiotic allergies. Also on the podcast, Dr. Robert Jacobson, a pediatrician at Mayo Clinic, discusses whether children should take probiotics. And Dr. J. Taylor Hays, director of the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center, has a warning about the dangers of using e-cigarettes.
June 30, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Edward Creagan, an oncologist and palliative care specialist at Mayo Clinic, discusess the importance of preparing for end-of-life care. Also on the podcast, Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, division chair of Preventive Cardiology at Mayo Clinic, explains the benefits of standing workstations. And Dr. Thomas Salinas, a prosthodontist at Mayo Clinic, shares why dental health is important for adults.
June 23, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. James Garrity, an ophthalmologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses how diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol all can be detected during an eye exam. Also on the podcast, Dr. Christopher Camp, an orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic, discusses muscle strains and ligament sprains. And Dr. Paul Stadem, a recent Mayo Clinic School of Medicine graduate, shares what life is like for a medical student.
June 16, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Robert Trousdale, an orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic, discusses knee and hip replacement surgeries. Also on the podcast, Dr. Lonzetta Neal, an internal medicine specialist at Mayo Clinic, discusses genetic testing for breast cancer risk. And Dr. Phillip Young, a radiologist at Mayo Clinic, explains MRIs, including what they are and what they're used for.
June 9, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Alexander Shin, an orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic, discusses diagnosis and treatment of brachial plexus injuries. Dr. Shin also covers carpal tunnel syndrome. Also on the podcast, Dr. Naima Covassin, a cardiovascular disease researcher at Mayo Clinic, shares the findings of a recent Mayo Clinic study showing how eating breakfast regularly can help control weight gain. And Dr. Heather Fields, an internal medicine specialist at Mayo Clinic, explains the dangers of eating too much red meat.
June 2, 2018
June is recognized as Men's Health Month by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Landon Trost, a urologist at Mayo Clinic,  discusses two common men’s health topics: prostate cancer screening and what can be done about low testosterone. Also on the podcast, Dr. Bobbit Pritt, a parasitologist at Mayo Clinic, covers common tick-borne diseases and how to prevent them. And Dan Gaz, an exercise specialist with the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, explains how knowing your numbers can help you get the whole picture on your health.
May 26, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Clifford Jack Jr., a radiologist at Mayo Clinic, explains the importance of a new Alzheimer's disease framework for improving research. Also on the podcast, Vivien Williams, medical reporter with the Mayo Clinic News Network, discusses "Health + Happiness With Mayo Clinic," the weekly program she co-hosts on NBC. And Dr. Thomas Brott, a neurologist at Mayo Clinic, looks back the advances he's seen in his 40 years of treating stroke.
May 19, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Mary Wilder, director of the Gift of Life Transplant House, and house resident John Roise give an inside look at how staying at Gift of Life helps eases the financial and emotional burdens of a transplant journey. Also on the podcast, Dr. Tobias Kohler, a urologist at Mayo Clinic, explains the latest treatments for erectile dysfunction. And Capt. Lori Cline, an American Airlines pilot, discusses the training and testing required for commercial airline pilots to be cleared to fly.
May 12, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Charanjit Rihal, a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses aortic valve disease and options for valve repair and replacement. Also on the podcast, Dr. Alice Gallo de Moraes, a critical care specialist at Mayo Clinic, explains how Rapid Response Teams help hospitalized patients get critical care when they need it. And Dr. Susan Moeschler, an anesthesiologist and researcher at Mayo Clinic, shares her research on the challenges women face as medical professionals.
May 5, 2018
May is American Stroke Month.  On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Robert D. Brown Jr., a neurologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses the warning signs of stroke and tips for prevention. Also on the podcast, Dr. Jeannie Sperry, a psychologist at Mayo Clinic, explains how the Mayo Clinic Pain Rehabilitation Center can help those suffering with chronic pain. And Dr. Karen L. Andrews, a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist at Mayo Clinic, discusses the challenges faced by amputees and how rehabilitation can help with the physical, emotional and social challenges they face.
April 28, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Joseph Dearani, chair of Cardiovascular Surgery at Mayo Clinic, discusses diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects. Also on the program, Dr. Tatnai Burnett, a gynecologist at Mayo Clinic, explains endometriosis. And Dr. Jonathan Fillmore, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon at Mayo Clinic, shares treatment options for temporomandibular joint disorders.
April 21, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Charles Rosen, director of the Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, discusses the importance of organ donation and operating a transplant center with three sites. Also on the podcast, Dr. Adrian Vella, an endocrinologist at Mayo Clinic, explains A1C guidelines for diabetes. And Dr. Michael Joyner, a Mayo Clinic anesthesiologist, shares the many benefits of exercise.
April 14, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Donald Hensrud, a public health and general preventive medicine specialist at Mayo Clinic, discusses dieting and healthy food choices. Also on the podcast, Dr. Janna Gewirtz O'Brien, a pediatrician at Mayo Clinic, shares new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics on screening teenagers for depression. And Dr. Summer Allen, a family medicine physician at Mayo Clinic, explains the different types of over-the-counter pain medications.
April 7, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Timothy Curry, education program director at the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, discusses pharmacogenomics testing. Dr. Curry is joined by Dr. Michael Stephens, division chair of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Mayo Clinic, to share how his own pharmacogenomics testing revealed some surprising results. Also on the podcast, Dr. Clayton Cowl, division chair of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine at Mayo Clinic, explains the hazards of household cleaners. And Dr. Rozalina McCoy, a primary care physician at Mayo Clinic, shares how her personal cancer journey helped her better understand patient fears.
March 31, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Dawn Davis, a dermatologist at Mayo Clinic, covers a wide variety of dermatology topics. Also on the podcasts, Dr. Vanda Lennon, an immunologist at Mayo Clinic, explains how research in Mayo Clinic's Neuroimmunology Laboratory is helping patients get the right diagnosis sooner. And Dr. Douglas Riegert, a medical geneticist at Mayo Clinic, discusses hereditary cancers and the value of genetic testing.
March 24, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Pritish Tosh, an infectious diseases specialist at Mayo Clinic, discusses vaccine recommendations for adults and take a look back at flu season. Also on the podcast, Dr. Christopher Russi, director of Community Emergency Medicine at Mayo Clinic, explains how Mayo Clinic is using telemedicine in the emergency department. And Christopher Bernstein, director for food safety education at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service, shares the USDA’s FoodKeeper app – a tool to help consumers keep their food safe.
March 18, 2018
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness and encourage people to get screened for this deadly, but preventable, form of cancer. On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. John Kisiel, a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses screening, treatment and prevention of colorectal cancer. Also on the podcast, Dr. Christopher Viozzi, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon at Mayo Clinic, explains surgical options that can treat sleep apnea. And Dr. Guojun Bu, associate director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, explains how new U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval clears the way for Mayo Clinic to accelerate production of stem cells for clinic trials.
March 11, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Michael Stuart, co-director of the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center, breaks down the benefits and risks of youth sports. Also on the podcast, Dr. Scott Nyberg, director of the liver program at the Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, discusses the latest advances in treating liver disease. And Dr. Amaal Starling, a neurologist at Mayo Clinic, explains what causes the painful – but short-lived – ice cream headache.
March 3, 2018
March is National Nutrition Month, an annual education and information campaign sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Kate Zeratsky, a registered dietitian at Mayo Clinic, shares tips for eating healthy on the go and ideas for reducing food waste. Also on the podcast, Dr. Sara Selig, director of CURE OM (the Community United for Research and Education of Ocular Melanoma) at the Melanoma Research Foundation, discusses ocular melanoma, a rare form of cancer of the eye. And Dr. Carrie A. Thompson, a hematologist at Mayo Clinic, shares findings of a new study that’s using modern technology – and emojis – to help cancer patients communicate easily with their health care providers.
February 24, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Rekha Mankad, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist and director of the Women’s Heart Clinic, joins us to discuss women's heart health. Also on the podcast, Dr. Tobias Kohler, a urologist at Mayo Clinic, explains a promising new treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH. And Dr. Brent Bauer and  Dr. Anja Jamrozik share findings of the first study done by Mayo Clinic's Well Living Lab. Dr. Bauer is director of the Mayo Clinic Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program and medical director for the Well Living Lab. Dr. Jamrozik is the Delos® behavioral science consultant.
February 17, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Timothy Moynihan, an oncologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses lifestyle and cancer risk. Also on the podcast, Dr. Karthik Balakrishnan, an otolaryngologist at Mayo Clinic, explains how 3-D printing is being used by surgeons to prepare for complex procedures. And Dr. Win-Kuang Shen, a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic, explains why people faint.
February 10, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Stephen Kopecky, a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses heart disease treatment and prevention. Also on the program, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases specialist at Mayo Clinic, has an update on flu season. And the mother-daughter duo, Eileen Opatz Berger and Joan Berger Bachman, share their new how-to book for talking with the elderly, If Only You Would Ask.
February 3, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Michael Joyner, an anesthesiologist and human performance expert at Mayo Clinic, discusses common characteristics shared by elite athletes and what amateurs can do to improve sports performance. Also on the program, Dr. Edward Laskowski, co-director of the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center, explains knee injuries to the ACL and discusses how proper technique can help prevent ACL tears. And Dr. Jay Smith, vice-chair of Mayo Clinic Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Minnesota, shares how regenerative medicine is being used to treat musculoskeletal and spine conditions.
January 28, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Keith Knutson, an immunologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses the research and clinical trials at Mayo Clinic that are putting immunotherapy into action. Also on the podcast, Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, chair of the Division of Preventive Cardiology at Mayo Clinic and research director of the Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center, will explain how even light activity, such as walking the dog or vacuuming, is better for you than previously thought. And 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).
January 20, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Eric Matteson, chair of rheumatology at Mayo Clinic, discusses the impact of arthritis on patients and society. Also on the podcast, Dr. Steve Alberts, chair of medical oncology at Mayo Clinic, gives an update on the latest in liver cancer treatment. And Dr. Craig Sawchuk, a psychologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses how behavioral interventions can help treat insomnia.
January 13, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Mark Truty, a general surgeon at Mayo Clinic, discusses pancreatic cancer and explains the new treatment protocol that is offering hope. Also on the podcast, Dani Johnson, a physical therapist at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program,  has tips to get you moving in the new year. And, Dr. Anne Wheaton, an epidemiologist and sleep program lead in the Division of Population Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, joins the podcast to discuss why Americans aren’t getting enough sleep.
January 6, 2018
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Richard Hurt, emeritus director of the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center, discuss the decades-long fight against big tobacco. The tobacco companies were required to begin running court-ordered television and newspaper ads – called corrective statements – to tell the American public the truth about the dangers of smoking. Also on the podcast, Dr. Yogish Kudva, a Mayo Clinic endocrinologist, discusses new diabetes technologies. And, Dr. Rizwan Sohail, director of the Travel and Tropical Medicine Clinic at Mayo Clinic, explains what causes motion sickness and how to avoid it.
December 30, 2017
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Martha Hartz, the division chair of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology in the Mayo Clinic Children's Center, discusses treatment of pediatric asthma and allergies. Also on the podcast, Dr. Rachel Lynch, a pediatrician at Mayo Clinic, discusses attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. And Dr. Craig Sawchuk, a psychologist at Mayo Clinic, explains why hoarding disorder is difficult to treat.
December 23, 2017
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Gregory Poland, the leader of Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group, discusses the flu vaccine and other tips to protect yourself from the flu. Also on the podcast, Dr. Amy Pollak, a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses women's heart health. And Dr. Philip Fischer, a pediatrician at Mayo Clinic, shares his story of being inspired to donate a kidney to a complete stranger.
December 16, 2017
On this week's Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Stephanie Faubion, director of the Mayo Clinic Office of Women's Health, explains signs, symptoms and treatment for genitourinary syndrome of menopause. Also on the podcast, Dr. Sandra Taler, a nephrologist at Mayo Clinic, covers the recently updated blood pressure guidelines that affect millions of Americans. And Dr. Luke Wood, an emergency medicine physician at Mayo Clinic, shares tips for avoiding common holiday hazards.
December 9, 2017
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. LaTonya Hickson, a nephrologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses treatment of chronic kidney disease. Also on the podcast, Dr. Rizwan Sohail, director of the Travel and Tropical Medicine Clinic at Mayo Clinic, offers tips for avoiding blood clots during travel. And Dr. Lois Krahn, a sleep medicine specialist at Mayo Clinic, shares the findings of a study on how having dogs in the bedroom affects sleep.
December 2, 2017
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Paul Claus, outgoing medical director of Mayo Clinic’s Hyperbaric and Altitude Medicine Program, discusses the hyperbaric oxygen therapy program at Mayo Clinic. Also on the podcast, Dr. Saranya Chumsri, a medical oncologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses how cold cap therapy can help prevent chemotherapy-related hair loss. And Dr. Stephen Cassivi and John Osborn join the program to discuss the transatlantic partnership between Mayo Clinic and Oxford University. Dr. Cassivi is medical director for the collaboration and Osborn is an administrator for the project.
November 25, 2017
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Ekta Kapoor, an endocrinologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses a Mayo Clinic study recently published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings that looked at the risks and challenges of weight gain for middle-aged women. Also on the podcast, Dr. Pritish Tosh, an infectious diseases specialist at Mayo Clinic, discusses the growing problem of antibiotic resistance. And Dr. Catherine Raspberry, a health scientist in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of Adolescent and School Health, joins the podcast to discuss a recent CDC report on health behaviors and academic achievement among high school students.
November 18, 2017
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Brent Bauer, director of the Mayo Clinic Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program, discusses how complementary techniques can enhance conventional medicine and shares the new Mayo Clinic book, Mayo Clinic: The Integrative Guide to Good Health. Also on the podcast, Dr. Michael Camilleri, a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses a new study that found a prescription medication used to treat Type 2 diabetes and obesity is also an effective weight-loss therapy. And Dr. Adam Kase, a resident at Mayo Clinic, shares how his training in the Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Center helped him save a life during jury duty.
November 11, 2017
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. David Midthun, a pulmonary and critical care physician at Mayo Clinic, and Dr. J. Taylor Hays, an internal medicine specialist at Mayo Clinic, explain how a new study combines lung cancer screening with proactive referrals and increased communication to help people quit smoking. Also on the podcast, Dr. William Gahl, clinical director of the National Institutes of Health's Genetic and Rare Diseases Program, discusses rare and undiagnosed diseases. And Dr. Timothy Curry, director of the education program at the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, and Dr. Halena Gazelka, assistant professor of anesthesiology and perioperative medicine at Mayo Clinic, share the latest research on pharmacogenomics and pain medication.
November 4, 2017
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Robert Rizza, an endocrinologist and diabetes expert at Mayo Clinic, discusses diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diabetes. Also on the program, Dr. Rachel Tyndale, research chair in pharmacogenomics at the University of Toronto, explains how pharmacogenomics may lead to better treatments to help people quit smoking. And Dr. William Tatum, a neurologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses epilepsy.
October 28, 2017
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Minetta Liu, a medical oncologist at Mayo Clinic, breaks down the latest results of the Mayo Clinic National Health Checkup survey. Also on the program, Dr. Myra Wick, a medical geneticist at Mayo Clinic, explains the latest advances in prenatal screening. And Dr. Karthik Balakrishnan, an otolaryngologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses treatment for pediatric ear, nose and throat problems.
October 21, 2017
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Karthik Ghosh, director of the Breast Diagnostic Clinic at Mayo Clinic, highlights the importance of breast cancer screening and early detection. Also on the program, Dr. Elizabeth Stewart, division chair of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Mayo Clinic, discusses causes of infertility and treatment options. And Dr. David Erasmus, medical director of Mayo Clinic's Lung Transplant Program, explains lung restoration, which can make more donor lungs available for transplant.
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