Dr. Carola Arndt discusses osteosarcoma which is one of the most common malignant tumors of bone in teenagers and young adults. It has an incidence of 5.6 per million in children under 15 in the U.S. Dr. Arndt also discusses diagnoses, evaluation, and treatment of osteosarcoma. Treatment for osteosarcoma at Mayo Clinic is a multidisciplinary teamwork approach. Additionally, Dr. Arndt discusses Mayo Clinic’s membership in the Children’s Oncology group as well as EURAMOS (European and American Osteosarcoma Study Group).
Wheat is the grain on which Western civilization was built. It’s been used for thousands of years as the foundation of our diet. But 1 out of 100 Americans has a condition called celiac disease, which is an intolerance to wheat, barley and rye. Its symptoms can be subtle, but if you don’t stick to a gluten-free diet you could be damaging your body and not even know it. More from Mayo Clinic.
Eric Matteson, M.D., a rheumatologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses some of the different drugs used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
While the bacterial infection can be mild in adults, if a baby who hasn’t received a full course of vaccinations is infected, whooping cough can be extremely serious.Mayo Clinic News Network reporter Vivien Williams has more on how to recognize and treat this disease.
In a video originally posted on TheHeart.org | Medscape Cardiology, Sharonne Hayes, MD, and Regis Fernandes, MD, discuss the genetic disorder of familial hypercholesterolemia and appropriate steps for identifying and treating the disease.
It may start with a simple word you can’t pronounce. Your tongue and lips stumble, and gibberish comes out.
Misspeaking might draw a chuckle from family and friends. But, then, it keeps happening. Progressively, more and more speech is lost. Some patients eventually become mute from primary progressive apraxia of speech, a disorder related to degenerative neurologic disease.
Two Mayo Clinic researchers have spent more than a decade uncovering clues to apraxia of speech. Keith Josephs, M.D., a neurologist, and Joseph R. Duffy, Ph.D., a speech pathologist, will present “My Words Come Out Wrong: When Thought and Language Are Disconnected from Speech” on Sunday, Feb. 14, at the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting in Washington, D.C.
In this video Dr. Duffy discusses the disorder.
Dr. Edythe Strand, Emeritus Professor and Consultant, division of Speech Pathology, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, discusses basic approaches to treatment of CAS, providing a number of video examples of therapy.
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David Dodick, M.D., Brent Goodman, M.D., and Bert Vargas, M.D., neurologists at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, discuss study findings presented at the 2013 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting. Currently, there is no biomarker or diagnostic test to both reliably indicate when a brain concussion has occurred and when the brain has recovered. The study results indicate that autonomic nervous dysfunction is common in concussion and autonomic nervous system testing may be a sensitive biomarker in patients with concussion.
Dr. Daniel Hall-Flavin, Consultant in Addiction Psychiatry in Rochester, Minn., provides a brief introduction to the Addiction Center.
In this video, Epididymovasostomy a more complex vasectomy reversal is explained.
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