Mayo Clinic Minute: Are the yips just nerves or something more?
Almost every golfer has experienced it. You're lined up on the green for that perfect putt, when an easy tap-in shot is foiled by a mysterious twitch. Golfers refer to it as "the yips." And researchers at Mayo Clinic believe they've found a neurological cause to explain some instances. Jason Howland has more in this [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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In the Loop: Breast cancer survivors head to Italy for International Dragon Boat Festival
A Jacksonville-based dragon boat racing team made up of breast cancer survivors does most of its paddling locally, but a recent event gave the Mammoglams a reason to take their skills overseas. Five years ago, Laura Brown dipped a toe ? or paddle, as it were ? into?dragon boat racing?and fell in love. "It?s a [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Tuesday Tips: 11 simple ways to avoid golfing injuries
Summer golf season is in full swing and if you want to protect your weekend golf game from pesky injuries, here are some tricks to help keep aches and pains away. There's even one tip you can do while watching golf on TV. Watch: 11 simple ways to avoid golfing injuries. https://youtu.be/KLFV3nIuhz0 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Mayo Clinic Q and A: Uterine polyps rarely are cancerous
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have a few small uterine polyps that my health care provider says are not likely to be cancerous and that I could be reevaluated in six months to see if further testing is needed. Is it common for uterine polyps to turn into cancer? I am 49. ANSWER: It is rare [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Nap facts: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, sleep specialist Dr. Eric Olson?addresses the ups and downs of naps. To listen, click the link below. Nap facts (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Back-to-school health topics to be featured on Mayo Clinic News Network
August marks the end of summer for many students and the beginning of a new school year. That fresh start can come with a list of challenges, from giving up gametime to getting caught up on vaccinations and much needed sleep. In August, the Mayo Clinic News Network team will publish content that could ease [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Mayo Clinic Minute: Why you should pick carrots for good health
The main selling point for carrots has been how they protect eyesight. However, Kate Zeratsky, a Mayo Clinic dietitian, says there are many other reasons why this root vegetable should be a regular part of your diet. https://youtu.be/DozBlP5nu0s Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0:59) is in the downloads. Read the script. [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Infectious Diseases A-Z: Zika virus cases lower, but virus remains a risk
The number of reported Zika virus cases is much lower so far this year than at this point in 2017. However, pregnant women remain advised not to travel to areas where there is a risk of contracting the virus. "It?s still important that pregnant women avoid travel to Zika-endemic areas. We know that there is [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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#MayoClinicRadio podcast: 7/28/18
Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio 7/28/18 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 [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Housecall: Menopause and hormone therapy
THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Hormone therapy: Is it right for you??? Hormone replacement therapy ? medications containing female hormones to replace the ones the body no longer makes after menopause ? is sometimes used to treat common menopausal symptoms, including hot flashes and vaginal discomfort. Hormone therapy also has been proven to prevent bone loss [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Mayo Clinic Minute: Weathering migraines
What you might call "the dog days of summer" may be something more menacing for a person prone to migraines. https://youtu.be/z9iJOZzdsx8 Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1:00) is in the downloads. Read the script. So how and why does summer weather sometimes trigger these headaches? "That is a great question," says [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Sharing Mayo Clinic: Offering support through comforting touch
Using the power of touch, more than 100 Caring Hands volunteers provide hand massages to ease stress and provide comfort to patients and caregivers across Mayo Clinic.? One of Linda Bonow's favorite quotes is, "We can do no great things, only small things with great love." She is reminded of that saying each time she [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Science Saturday: Mayo scientists presenting at Alzheimer's Association conference #AAIC18
About 30 Mayo Clinic scientists are presenting at this week?s Alzheimer?s Association International Conference in Chicago, and another roughly two dozen researchers are contributing authors. They?re among more than 5,600 scientists from 65 countries. The?schedule?and?abstracts?are available on?the Alzheimer?s Association?conference website. All the research has one goal: to help the growing number of patients and their [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Mayo Clinic Minute: Heirloom tomatoes are the right pick
They?re not uniformly shaped, and they vary wildly in color.? Some even have deep scars. And they may be the best tasting thing at your local farmers market. They are heirloom tomatoes. https://youtu.be/65e7BlE0BZ4 Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute? Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0:54) is in the downloads. Read the script. "I always call it a [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Mayo Clinic Q and A: Lung cancer -- symptoms and prevention
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Are there ever any early signs of lung cancer, or is it usually found only in the later stages? Can anything be done to prevent it other than not smoking? ANSWER: It?s rare for lung cancer to trigger symptoms before it progresses to its later stages. Most cases of early-stage lung cancer [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Consumer Health: 3 heart-healthy diet myths
Don't get tricked by these 3 heart-healthy diet myths? Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the U.S. The food you eat can play a major role in your risk of developing heart disease. But three popular nutrition myths could steer you down the wrong path. Learn about the role of coconut [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Living With Cancer: Opioids and cancer pain
How to use opioids safely Are you talking with your health care provider about taking an opioid for cancer pain??Opioid painkillers are highly addictive, and they are not safe for some people. Your medical history, family history and personal history of substance use help determine whether opioids are safe for you to try. Now is [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Making Mayo's Recipes: Smoked Gouda and vegetable poached egg sandwich
Try this great egg sandwich for breakfast or a brunch this weekend. You can also roast peppers by placing them directly over a gas burner or grill for 5 to 10 minutes. Enjoy! Each Thursday, one of the more than 100 video recipes from the?Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program?is?featured on the Mayo Clinic News Network [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Women's Wellness: Endometrial cancer -- risk factors, screening, treatment
DEAR MAYO CLINIC:?My sister, who is 56, recently was diagnosed with early-stage endometrial cancer. I?m wondering if this kind of cancer runs in families. Could I be at risk for it, too? Are there other things that can raise a woman?s risk for endometrial cancer? Are there any screening tests available for it? ANSWER:?An increased [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Infographic: Exercise is medicine
Learn more about physical medicine and rehabilitation. Other health tip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com? (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Mayo Mindfulness: Dealing with pain
Pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined, according to the?American Academy of Pain Medicine. Pain from disease or injury can diminish quality of life ? a toll that can be?physical and mental. In this previously aired Mayo Clinic Minute,?Dr. Amit Sood, a Mayo Clinic resiliency expert,offers ideas for dealing with temporary [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Salmonella concern with snack crackers
Salmonella?infection is one of the most common forms of foodborne illness in the U.S. An estimated 1 million people become sick and 380 people die each year from the bacterial disease, according to the?Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Currently, the?U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)?has issued voluntary recalls of Ritz, Goldfish and other products [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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IBS or IBD: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
IBS and IBD; conditions with similar names and similar symptoms. ?But, in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute Dr. Sunanda Kane explains the important differences. To listen, click the link below. IBS vs IBD (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Home Remedies: Battling bad breath
There are many causes of bad breath, also called halitosis. Your mouth may be the source. The breakdown of food particles and other debris by bacteria in and around your teeth can cause a foul odor. If your mouth becomes dry, such as during sleep or after smoking, dead cells can accumulate and decompose on [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Drug for Alzheimer's disease shows early promise
Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting millions of families. There is no cure or way to prevent Alzheimer's disease, but there is a worldwide effort to delay its onset, slow its progression and find a cure. Leading scientists from around the world are gathering at the?Alzheimer's Association International Conference?in Chicago this [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Cautious optimism for early results of new Alzheimer's drug
With roughly 1 in 10 Americans over 65 living with Alzheimer's disease, any progress in the effort to fight the disease would be a welcome advancement for millions of people. Experts at Mayo Clinic are cautiously optimistic that a new antibody known as BAN2401 will continue to show an ability to delay progression of Alzheimer's [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Mayo Clinic Q and A: What is a liquid biopsy?
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What is a liquid biopsy? Can it be used in place of a tumor biopsy to find cancer? ANSWER: A liquid biopsy involves examining cancer-related material (like DNA) from a blood sample. At this time, a liquid biopsy can?t replace a tumor biopsy. But researchers are studying the benefits of, and best [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Tuesday Tips: Recovery tips for injured athletes
Are you recovering from a sports injury? Watch how the right approach can get you back in the swing of things feeling refreshed and stronger than ever. Watch: Recovery tips for injured athletes. https://youtu.be/wq19RNI8yHI Journalists: Broadcast-quality video 1:43 is in the downloads. (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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In the Loop: Patient with rare blood cancer pedals across U.S. to raise research money
Chris Edgerton was working in his garage when he started feeling unusually tired. "I was trying to put a screen up and I just couldn't do it," he tells us. Surprised but not overly concerned, Chris mentioned this to his doctor during his annual physical. "I told her I felt tired all the time and [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Mayo Clinic Minute: How to avoid foodborne illness
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 48 million people in the U.S. get sick every year from food poisoning, also called foodborne illness. And more than 128,000 Americans are hospitalized and 3,000 die from foodborne diseases. Dr. Pritish Tosh, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases specialist, says prevention is especially important in your [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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#MayoClinicRadio podcast: 7/21/18
Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio 7/21/18 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. [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Housecall: Is your work-life balance out of balance?
THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Work-life balance: Tips to reclaim control? There was a time when the boundaries between work and home were fairly clear. Today, work is likely to invade your personal life, and maintaining work-life balance can be a challenge.?When your work life and personal life are out of balance, your stress level is [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Infectious Diseases A-Z: Why you shouldn't take antibiotics for cold, flu symptoms
Viral respiratory infections such as?sore throats, the?common cold, ear infections and?bronchitis,?are caused by viruses. This means?antibiotics?won't help. But nearly 46 percent of patients who go to urgent care centers with cold and flu symptoms are prescribed an?antibiotic inappropriately for their respiratory diagnosis, according to a?study?released by the?Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Antibiotics are a [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Mayo Clinic Minute: Summer increases risk of kidney stones
Most people know that when the weather heats up, drinking plenty of water can prevent dehydration. But you may not know that consuming lots of liquid in the heat of summer may also reduce your risk of developing kidney stones. Dr. Ivan Porter II, a Mayo Clinic nephrologist, says more patients go to the doctor [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Sharing Mayo Clinic: Running Down a Mysterious Disorder
Determined to understand the reason for the strange hitch in his stride, marathon runner Pat Foley pushed forward for years until he reached the office of a Mayo Clinic movement neurologist. An avid marathoner, Pat Foley saw running as a way of life. The 70-year-old Northfield, Minnesota, resident has logged more than 80,000 miles on [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Mayo Clinic Minute: Cold facts on ice cream 'brain freeze'
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. Dr. Amaal Starling, a neurologist at Mayo Clinic, says the condition is called a?"cold-stimulus headache." https://youtu.be/-rcExnk_yHw Watch: The [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Living With Cancer: Treating lymphedema
Treating lymphedema? Lymphedema most commonly is caused by the removal of, or damage to, your lymph nodes during cancer treatment. It results from a blockage in your lymphatic system, which is part of your immune system. The blockage prevents lymph fluid from draining well, and the fluid buildup leads to swelling. There's no cure for [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Consumer Health: Are e-cigarettes safe?
E-cigarettes: Are they safe?? E-cigarettes are an increasingly popular alternative to regular cigarettes, but are they safe? Manufacturers say yes, but there's no scientific evidence to support that claim, and experts warn of health risks. Here's what you need to know. *** Also in today's tips ... Does sunscreen expire?? Sunscreens are designed to remain [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Swimming safety key to a great outdoor experience
With summer well underway, many people are enjoying the sunny, warm days. But according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 10 people die from drowning every day. Of these, two are children age 14 or younger, and drowning ranks fifth among the leading causes of unintentional injury death in the U.S. [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Minimally invasive back surgery: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
Traditionally, back surgery meant a large incision and a long hospital stay.? But now, some patients are discovering the benefits of minimally invasive surgical techniques.? In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute??Dr. Mohamad Bydon, outlines some of those benefits. To listen, click the link below. Minimally invasive back surgery (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Making Mayo's Recipes: Parmesan roasted cauliflower
Here's a great side dish to try this weekend with cauliflower. Then, after you master this technique, try it with broccoli, Brussels sprouts or a combination. Each Thursday, one of the more than 100 video recipes from the?Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program?is?featured on the Mayo Clinic News Network ? just in time for you to [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Women's Wellness: When should a female start seeing a gynecologist?
With several choices in health care providers and specialties, determining who to see and when can be confusing. ?As an OB-GYN provider, one of the most common questions I hear from patients is, ?What are the differences between the services offered by a gynecology provider versus a family medicine provider??? says Becky DeLuca, an OB-GYN [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Mayo Clinic Minute: Moisturizer tips from a dermatologist
Ensuring your skin is healthy and well cared for is a year-round proposition. Good skin care and healthy lifestyle choices may help delay natural aging and prevent various skin problems. But with a plethora of products from which to choose, shopping for moisturizing creams and lotions can be confusing and expensive. https://youtu.be/iUgQLmKyP8s Watch: The Mayo [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Infographic: Organ donation myths and facts
Learn more about the myths and facts about organ donation. Other health tip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com? (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Mayo Mindfulness: An epidemic of lying
Dr. Amit Sood?says, "The unpleasant truth is infinitely more precious than pleasant farce." Dear friend, We live in an epidemic of lying. Research shows that about 60 percent of adults lie at least once in a ten-minute conversation. About 40 percent lie on their resumes, and 90 percent lie on their online dating profiles. Lies [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Home Remedies: Annoying airplane ear
It's worse for some more than others. That annoying and sometimes painful blockage in your ears when taking off or landing in an airplane. The medical name for?airplane ear?is ear barotrauma or barotitis media. It's?when air pressure in your middle ear and air pressure in the environment are out of balance.?Signs and symptoms may include [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Mayo Clinic Minute: The rise of HPV-related throat cancer
More than three quarters of Americans will get HPV at some point in their lives. Most will never know it because they'll show no symptoms. But Dr. Eric Moore, a Mayo Clinic head and neck surgeon, says a growing number of people are developing HPV-related throat cancer. And he fears the numbers are going to [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Mayo Clinic Minute: 3 reasons you need a 3D mammogram
For many women over 40, a yearly screening mammogram to check for breast cancer is a fact of life ? along with the anxiety of waiting for the results. But what if you could get a test that offered better cancer detection, fewer false positives and more peace of mind? Dr. Robert Maxwell, a Mayo [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Mayo Clinic Q and A: Treating seasonal allergies
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: For years, my son, now 14, has had seasonal allergies, but he?s never been formally tested. Every spring, he takes an over-the-counter antihistamine each morning, and his symptoms always have gone away for the most part. This spring, that?s not the case. He?s constantly complaining about itchy eyes and feeling stuffy. Should [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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Recognize the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease
According to the?Alzheimer?s Association, 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer?s disease, and this number is projected to rise to nearly 14 million by 2050. ?At first, increasing forgetfulness or mild confusion may be the only symptoms of Alzheimer?s disease that you notice,? says Dr. Thomas Loepfe, a Mayo Clinic Health System geriatric specialist. ?But, [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
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