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Join hosts Dr. Tom Shives and Tracy McCray for wide-ranging conversations that add context to viral health headlines, highlight emerging treatments and make learning about everyday wellness as easy as having a conversation with a friend.

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Join hosts Dr. Tom Shives and Tracy McCray for wide-ranging conversations that add context to viral health headlines, highlight emerging treatments and make learning about everyday wellness as easy as having a conversation with a friend.

    Vasectomy reversal and male infertility / vocal cord paralysis / mitral valve regurgitation

    Vasectomy reversal and male infertility / vocal cord paralysis / mitral valve regurgitation

    On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Sevann Helo, a Mayo Clinic urologist, will discuss vasectomy reversal surgery and male infertility. Also on the podcast, Dr. Dale Ekbom, a Mayo Clinic otolaryngologist and head and neck surgeon, explains treatment options for vocal cord paralysis. And Dr. Abdallah El Sabbagh, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, discusses mitral valve regurgitation, a heart condition.

    Pain control for older adults / returning to play after concussion / AI to read kidney biopsies / research pharmacy

    Pain control for older adults / returning to play after concussion / AI to read kidney biopsies / research pharmacy

    On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Brandon Verdoorn, a Mayo Clinic geriatrician, discusses pain management for older adults. Also on the podcast, Dr. David Dodick, a Mayo Clinic neurologist, explains when it is safe to return to play after a concussion. Then, Dr. Miriam (Priya) Alexander, a Mayo Clinic pathologist, and statistician Dr. Byron Smith explain how Mayo Clinic researchers created a deep learning program to read kidney biopsies faster. And Dr. Anna Bartoo and Dr. Heidi Finnes, Mayo Clinic pharmacists, discuss the work done by research pharmacists to prepare medications for clinical trials.

     

    National Blood Donor Month / exercise guidelines for cancer patients / upper respiratory illness / new Nutrition Facts labels

    National Blood Donor Month / exercise guidelines for cancer patients / upper respiratory illness / new Nutrition Facts labels

    On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Justin Kreuter, a Mayo Clinic transfusion medicine physician, explains the importance of blood donation and how you can become a donor. Also on the podcast, Dr. Edward Laskowski, co-director of Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine, shares new exercise guidelines for cancer patients. Then Dr. Adela Taylor, a Mayo Clinic Health System allergy and immunology physician, explains how to manage upper respiratory illness. And Kristen Frie, a Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program registered dietitian, explains the new Nutrition Facts labels.

    Innovation in surgery / head and neck cancer / nonhormonal treatments for menopause

    Innovation in surgery / head and neck cancer / nonhormonal treatments for menopause

    On an encore Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Shanda Blackmon, a Mayo Clinic thoracic surgeon, explain how advances in surgical techniques 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, share nonhormonal treatment options for menopause symptoms.

    Memory test scoring for Alzheimer’s disease / adult cochlear implants / optimism and health / AI for physiological age

    Memory test scoring for Alzheimer’s disease / adult cochlear implants / optimism and health / AI for physiological age

    On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Michelle Mielke, a Mayo Clinic epidemiologist and an author on the study, explains how memory testing is used to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease. Also on the podcast, Dr. Matthew Carlson, a Mayo Clinic otorhinolaryngologist, and Dr. Aniket Saoji, a Mayo Clinic audiologist, discuss cochlear implants for adults. Then Dr. Richa Sood, a Mayo Clinic general internal medicine physician, explains why optimism is good for your health. And Dr. Paul Friedman and Dr. Suraj Kapa — both Mayo Clinic cardiologists — explain how artificial intelligence (AI) and an EKG can predict your physiological age.

     

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