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Mayo Clinic Radio

Mayo Clinic is a non-profit organization committed to clinical practice, education and research, providing expert, whole-person care to everyone who needs healing.


Mayo Clinic Radio Show Archive:

Treatment options for enlarged prostate

Monday 24th June 2019

On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast,Dr. Mitchell Humphreys, a Mayo Clinic urologist, highlights prostate health and treatment options forbenign prostatic hyperplasia. Also on the program,Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, discusses sex after aheart attack. AndDr. Bruce Levy, 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.

The role of kindness in cancer care

Monday 17th June 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.

American Society of Breast Surgeons weighs in on breast cancer screening guidelines

Monday 10th June 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.

Complementary medicine during cancer care

Monday 3rd June 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. 

Mayo Clinic Guide to Raising a Healthy Child

Monday 27th May 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.

Artificial intelligence can help detect early signs of heart failure

Monday 20th May 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.

Precious cargo: Daily deliveries to Mayo Clinic

Saturday 11th May 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....

May is National Stroke Awareness Month

Saturday 4th May 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. 

What is inflammatory bowel disease?

Saturday 27th April 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, treatmentcan 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...

Not just for kids— Adults need vaccinations, too

Saturday 20th April 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.