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ITP – Mayo Clinic

Dr. Carola Arndt, a Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP). ITP, also called immune thrombocytopenic purpura, is a blood-clotting disorder that can lead to easy or excessive bruising and bleeding. Dr. Arndt discusses symptoms, diagnoses, and treatment options. To learn more about ITP, click here: http://www.mayoclinic.org/itp/. source

5-Minute Lunge and Squat Workout

Here’s a simple five-exercise routine to strengthen your lower body. Source by [author_name] fitness,WebMD,health,exercise,workout,routine,5 minutes,lunges,squats,lower body workout,medium intensity workout

11 Ways Laughter IS the Best Medicine, and It IS Contagious !

Do you remember that last time you had a good, hearty, deep from your very soul laugh? For my family, it was last night while we enjoyed fireworks with friends over the lake in anticipation of the 4th of July celebration. Josh Billings said, “Laughter is the fireworks of the soul”; and great wisdom can … Continue reading “11 Ways Laughter IS the Best Medicine, and It IS Contagious !”

A Day Above Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota

As part of the world’s largest integrated group medical practice in the world, Mayo Medical Laboratories and the 3,200 employees of the Mayo Clinic Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology support every stage of the continuum of care. To support the practice, we have laboratories in more than 19 buildings throughout Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus. … Continue reading “A Day Above Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota”

Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Amit Sood Talks about Stress and Resiliency

Mayo Clinic stress management and resiliency expert, Dr. Amit Sood, discusses how stress is connected to a wandering mind, and how stress in the 21st century is unique. He shares a glimpse of his new book, The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living, which draws on decades of groundbreaking research to offer readers a scientifically-proven, … Continue reading “Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Amit Sood Talks about Stress and Resiliency”

The Truth About Coffee

Sure the smell of bacon in the morning is great and all, but nothing beats coffee. Let’s get down to the facts: Is coffee good or bad for you? Get the answer to this and more of your coffee questions. Quiz: Myths and Facts about Coffee http://wb.md/2iRdrmL Subscribe to WebMD here: https://www.youtube.com/user/WebMD Follow WebMD here: … Continue reading “The Truth About Coffee”

Make the Difference: Preventing Medical Trainee Suicide

Pressure in the high-stakes environment of medical training can be overwhelming. This video from Mayo Clinic and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention explains how everyone can help prevent suicide by being alert for the signs of depression and escaping stress and how to be most helpful. Learn more about the American Foundation for Suicide … Continue reading “Make the Difference: Preventing Medical Trainee Suicide”

Relativity, Radiology and 6 Things You May not Know About Einstein

More than any other profession, radiologists and radiologic technologists put theoretical quantum physics to practical use Improving the health and lives of their patients. Although quantum light theory can explain everything from the tiniest subatomic particles to immense galaxy-devouring black holes, radiologists apply this technology at the human level to diagnose and treat disease and … Continue reading “Relativity, Radiology and 6 Things You May not Know About Einstein”

Mayo Clinic Researchers Find New Code That Makes Reprogramming of Cancer Cells Possible

Cancer researchers dream of the day they can force tumor cells to morph back to the normal cells they once were. Now, researchers on Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus have discovered a way to potentially reprogram cancer cells back to normalcy. Panos Anastasiadis, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Cancer Biology on Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus … Continue reading “Mayo Clinic Researchers Find New Code That Makes Reprogramming of Cancer Cells Possible”

Blood Doping – Mayo Clinic

When cyclist Lance Armstrong admitted he used performance enhancing drugs, the practice of blood doping hit the media spotlight. But how exactly does it boost performance? Experts at Mayo Clinic explore the science behind blood doping. source