How Minimally Invasive Laser Surgery Ended Epileptic Seizures – Mayo Clinic

Nicole Dehn, 30, has had epileptic seizures since she was six months old. Despite various medications and devices, her seizures remained uncontrolled. That is until Mayo Clinic offered hope with a new minimally invasive surgery. Known as laser thermal ablation, the therapy was previously approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for treatment of … Continue reading “How Minimally Invasive Laser Surgery Ended Epileptic Seizures – Mayo Clinic”

Trisha Prabhu: WebMD 2016 Health Heroes, Prodigy

WebMD’s prodigy winner, Trisha Prabhu, created the app ReThink to fix an issue technology fuels – cyberbullying. With 120,000 downloads, it gives teens a second chance before they send mean messages. Subscribe to WebMD here: Follow WebMD here: Website: Facebook: Pinterest: Twitter: Instagram: Source by [author_name] WebMD,Health Heroes,WebMD Health … Continue reading “Trisha Prabhu: WebMD 2016 Health Heroes, Prodigy”

How to Prepare for a Doctor’s Appointment

  A basic plan can help you make the most of your appointment whether you are starting with a new doctor or continuing with the doctor you’ve seen for years. The following tips will make it easier for you and your doctor to cover everything you need to talk about. List and Prioritize Your Concerns … Continue reading “How to Prepare for a Doctor’s Appointment”

Knee Replacement: Dr. Mary O’Connor Reviews the Recovery and Follow-up

Mary I. O’Connor, M.D., chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the Mayo Clinic campus in Florida, discusses the follow-up, recovery and rehabilitation associated with knee replacement surgery. She addresses how soon patients may resume activities, such as exercise, walking and driving. Knee Surgery (3-Part-Series) Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: … Continue reading “Knee Replacement: Dr. Mary O’Connor Reviews the Recovery and Follow-up”

What Does Organic Mean?

Have you been in a grocery store wondering what exactly organic means? Find out what USDA standards a food has to pass in order to earn the word organic on its label. Source by [author_name] WebMD,health,nutrition,food,organic,what does organic mean,USDA,GMO,pesticides,fertilizers,growth hormones,food label,USDA organic

Rosacea – Genetics Home Reference

  The causes of rosacea are complex and not well understood. Both genetic and environmental factors appear to influence the disorder, although many of these factors have not been identified. Studies suggest that rosacea is associated with abnormalities of blood vessels (the vascular system) and the immune system. In people with this condition, blood vessels … Continue reading “Rosacea – Genetics Home Reference”

Study Findings: Testosterone and Triple Negative Breast Cancer – Mayo Clinic

Could blocking an androgen ( testosterone) receptor lead to a new way to treat an aggressive form of breast cancer? That’s a question researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) in Phoenix, Ariz are exploring. Preliminary results of a Mayo Clinic — TGen collaborative study show the androgen … Continue reading “Study Findings: Testosterone and Triple Negative Breast Cancer – Mayo Clinic”

The Basics: Hashimoto’s Disease | WebMD

Hashimoto disease happens when your immune system attacks your thyroid. Doctors aren’t sure why, but here’s what they do know. Subscribe to WebMD: Follow WebMD: Website: Facebook: Pinterest: Twitter: Instagram: Source by [author_name] thyroid,health,hormones,hashimoto’s disease,autoimmune disease

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