Items Tagged ‘Medical Edge’

March 3, 2010

New tool improves hockey players’ crossover stride

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

There’s a new training device for high school hockey players to help them improve their crossover stride. It’s called the fly-wheel and it was developed in Minnesota. Learn more about the training tool, in the Medical Edge from the Mayo Clinic.   KSTP, Medical Edge, 3/2010

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Tags: crossover stride, Hockey, Medical Edge


November 6, 2009

Medical Edge Media Clips

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Medical Edge: Bladder Surgery Bladder cancer and its surgery can dramatically change a patient’s life, making some usually normal activities almost impossible.   But now, a new solution could be on the horizon.   24-year-old Devi Chettiar has not let bladder cancer slow her down.   “It was probably the best thing and the worst […]

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Tags: bladder surgery, breast enlargement, constipation, Medical Edge


October 30, 2009

Medical Edge Roundup

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Majority of Miscarriages Are Beyond a Mother’s Control DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently had a miscarriage at 14 weeks of pregnancy. I’m a healthy 30-year-old and I don’t have any chronic medical problems. I didn’t smoke or drink while I was pregnant. I’d like to get pregnant again, but I’m afraid of another miscarriage. Is […]

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Tags: breast implants, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, Medical Edge, miscarriages


October 22, 2009

Medical Edge: Team Winter

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Many men diagnosed with prostate cancer win the battle and are cured.   Unfortunately some do not, and that was the case for one 40-year-old father.   But out of his death, came inspiration.   It’s a story of a little girl who lost her dad to prostate cancer. And she turned an event that […]

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Tags: Medical Edge, Team Winter


October 20, 2009

Tool Could Cut Costs of Treating Heart Failure

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Treating heart failure patients costs $25 billion each year. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic hope to make it more affordable with a new device…   Dr. Charles Bruce with the Mayo Clinic said, “Depending on that input we can determine whether the patients needs to see their physician or maybe we’d up their medications to […]

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Tags: heart failure, Medical Edge


October 16, 2009

Parents, Caregivers: Consider H1N1 Vaccination for Yourselves to Protect Those at Higher Risk of Flu Complications

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I’m confused about whether or not to get the H1N1 vaccination once it’s available. I stay home with small children, which puts me in the “higher risk” category, but I wonder how necessary it is. If I am otherwise healthy, should I really subject myself to a new vaccination that we know […]

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Tags: flu, Medical Edge


October 15, 2009

Medical Edge Roundup

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Treatment for Spasmodic Dysphonia Can Offer Help DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 79-year-old mother has suffered from spasmodic dysphonia for many years. Has any progress been made for a treatment or cure?   ANSWER: Although there is no current cure for spasmodic dysphonia — a disorder that affects the vocal folds and […]

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October 8, 2009

Medical Minute: breast cancer studies at Mayo Clinic

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Medical Edge: Some 250,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with breast cancer every year – many of them not known to be at high risk.    That’s why researchers at the Mayo Clinic are looking for better ways to identify who’s at increased risk in order to enhance early detection – hopefully helping these […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, Medical Edge


August 24, 2009

Medical Edge Weekend Radio

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

A Mayo Clinic doctor has spent 20 years sharing medical knowledge with southeast Minnesota, but now he’s sharing it with the world. Each Saturday morning, Dr. Thomas Shives and his co-host Dr. Jess Dhaliwal interview different medical experts.   The pair answer questions that have been submitted to them either online or over the phone. […]

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Tags: Medical Edge


August 14, 2009

Medical Edge Coverage: 8/14/2009

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Hip Pain May be Relieved by Treatments Other Than Surgery DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What exercises are recommended or should be avoided, when first experiencing pain and discomfort in the hip? I’d like some guidelines so I can put off hip replacement surgery for as long as possible…Arthritis and bursitis often cause […]

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Tags: bipolar, hip pain, Medical Edge, traumatic stress disorder


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