49,XXXXY syndrome – Genetics Home Reference

  49,XXXXY syndrome is a chromosomal condition in boys and men that causes intellectual disability, developmental delays, physical differences, and an inability to father biological children (infertility). Its signs and symptoms vary among affected individuals. Boys and men with 49,XXXXY syndrome have mild or moderate intellectual disability with learning difficulties. Speech and language development is … Continue reading “49,XXXXY syndrome – Genetics Home Reference”

Deming’s Red Bead Experiment

Dr. W. Edward Deming traveled the world teaching the principles of Quality Improvement. The Red Bead Experiment is one of his more famous examples. This Experiment depicts one of the main tenets of Quality Improvement: a flawed System is the culprit for poor quality outcomes, not willing employees. source Please follow and like us:

How Do Clinical Trials Work?

Clinical trials help researchers find out if a new treatment is safe. So what’s involved? Subscribe to WebMD here: Follow WebMD here: Website: Facebook: Pinterest: Twitter: Instagram: Source by [author_name] Please follow and like us:

Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center, Mayo Clinic Square Profile

Jonathan Finnoff, D.O., Medical Director for Mayo Clinic Square, Sports Medicine Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota discusses the services they provide in their program. Sports performance training, psychology, trainers for individuals and teams. Rehabilitation services with physical therapists who are specialized in sports medicine. Orthopedic surgeons and physiatrists with sports medicine training are also available. The center … Continue reading “Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center, Mayo Clinic Square Profile”

Exercises for Better Sex

From the WebMD Archives: Sure, exercise can tone and make your body more attractive, but did you know it can also improve your sex life? Subscribe to WebMD here: Follow WebMD here: Website: Facebook: Pinterest: Twitter: Instagram: Source by [author_name] Exercise,sex life,sex positions,kegel,pelvic muscles,gym,cardiovascular,workout,kegel exercises Please follow and like … Continue reading “Exercises for Better Sex”

Today is Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day | What are the MBC Statistics?

For more than 160,000 women and men living in the U.S. with advanced, stage IV breast cancer, the situation is dire.  They odds are against them, and Breast Cancer Awareness Month often leaves them with Pink Fatigue.  They cannot turn off the barrage even when they turn off their TV sets or avoid pink-decorated malls … Continue reading “Today is Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day | What are the MBC Statistics?”

Smart Knee Brace — Mayo Clinic

Forty years ago Army Staff Sgt. Walt Myers was exposed to the herbicide Agent Orange in Vietnam. Now he suffers profound muscle weakness in his legs. He was facing the possibility of spending the rest of his life in a wheelchair. But thanks to a special knee brace developed at Mayo Clinic, Myers is walking … Continue reading “Smart Knee Brace — Mayo Clinic”

Noticing Memory Problems? What to Do Next

We’ve all forgotten a name, where we put our keys, or if we locked the front door. It’s normal to forget things once in a while. But serious memory problems make it hard to do everyday things. Forgetting how to make change, use the telephone, or find your way home may be signs of a … Continue reading “Noticing Memory Problems? What to Do Next”

Warning Signs of Cardiac Arrest

Sudden cardiac arrest is frightening. But it’s a little less scary if you know that it’s really not that sudden. A new study found that about half of cardiac arrest patients had telltale warning signs for a month beforehand. But most people ignored them. Here are four signs that could signal sudden cardiac arrest and … Continue reading “Warning Signs of Cardiac Arrest”

New Balloon Therapy Lifts Weight Loss Burden

In the United States, two-thirds of the population is said to be either overweight or obese. Now there’s a new option for those who might need medical help to lose weight but don’t qualify for weight loss surgery. This week Mayo Clinic surgeons were the first in the U.S. to implant a new device recently … Continue reading “New Balloon Therapy Lifts Weight Loss Burden”