Mayo Clinic Completes Proton Beam Therapy Facility

Mayo Clinic’s new, state of the art, Proton Beam Therapy Facility delivers radiation oncology in a way that promises lower side effects and higher cure rates, often for patients whose cancers cannot be treated safely any other way.

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Wearing a Scoliosis Brace: Anna’s Experience – Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Treated with scoliosis bracing, Anna has successfully completed brace treatment. She describes her experience while wearing the brace and gives helpful advice to other patients requiring treatment for spinal curvature. To request an appointment, visit: http://www.mayoclinic.org/departments-centers/childrens-center/overview/appointments?mc_id=us&utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=sm&utm_content=video&utm_campaign=mayoclinic&geo=national&placementsite=enterprise&cauid=100504

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Sitting Disease

Sitting is the new smoking. The list of health issues associated with sitting ranges from obesity, diabetes to depression and certain cancers. James Levine, M.D., Ph.D, professor of medicine at Mayo Clinic and a world-renowned leader in obesity research and co-director of the Mayo Clinic/ASU Obesity Solutions Initiative, is leading an “up-rising” to encourage people to get off their duffs and start moving. In this video Dr. Levine offers the “secrets of the thin” and tells you how moving throughout your day can lead to a healthier life.

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How to Measure Your Blood Sugar – Mayo Clinic Patient Education

In this short video, a Mayo Clinic Certified Diabetes Educator introduces us to the equipment and walks us through the process of checking blood sugar levels for people with diabetes.

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Researching unconscious bias in health care – Michelle van Ryn, Ph.D.

Michelle van Ryn, Ph.D., a researcher at Mayo Clinic, describes unconscious bias in health care and research underway to understand and address the issue.

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Mesalamine Dose May Lower Marker of Bowel Inflammation – IBD in the News

Edward Loftus Jr., M. D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses a recent article published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology looking at the ability of a drug driving down calprotectin, a marker of bowel inflammation, in ulcerative colitis patients.

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Upper Limb Amputation Patient Education Video

Patients have many questions when facing an upper limb amputation. Hear directly from patients about their prosthetics and how they’ve adjusted to every day life.

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Fecal Transplants for Ulcerative Colitis? – IBD in the News

Edward Loftus Jr., M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, talks about two newly published studies in the July 2015 issue of Gastroenterology; the studies examine the efficacy of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) in ulcerative colitis.

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Somatic Symptom Disorders Part I: New Terminology for New Concepts

Dr. Jeffrey Staab, Mayo Clinic Psychiatrist, discusses the concepts that led to the development of the new terminology for the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). In DSM-4 somatic symptom disorders were defined negatively, by what they were not. Conversely, the DSM-5 emphasizes a couple core somatic symptom disorders and identifies the key features that can help determine the presence of these disorders. The DSM-5 looks to identify patterns of symptoms that can be identified positively, not the absence of a medical explanation or presumption of a psychological conflict. The change in nomenclature is the next step in the ever-evolving definition of these disorders.

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Fibromuscular Dysplasia: A Mystery of Vascular Medicine

Mayo Clinic vascular specialists, Robert McBane, M.D., Thom Rooke, M.D., Sanjay Misra, M.D., and Iftikhar Kullo, M.D., cover the rare disorder fibromuscular dysplasia in this video originally posted on Medscape Cardiology.

For more information visit: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fibromuscular-dysplasia/basics/definition/con-20034731/?mc_id=youtube

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