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Overview of the Kidney Transplant Process at Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic Kidney Transplant Surgeon Patrick Dean, M.D., discusses the basics of kidney transplantation. Dr. Dean explains the advantages of living donor kidney transplantation, gives an overview of the kidney transplant operation, and explains what…
- 5 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 4:09pm -
"Off the Court" ACL Injury Prevention
Listeners to the Minnesota Timberwolves Radio Network are learning about more than the latest opponent or score this season.Mayo Clinic Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is highlighting its partnership with the Timberwolves and the recent opening…
- 6 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 1:28am -
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- 7 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 2:39pm -
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- 13 days ago, 14 Jan 15, 6:36pm -
Pill-induced esophagitis - Mayo Clinic
Pil-induced, also called drug-induced, esophagitis can happens when medications are taken incorrectly. If you don't swallow enough water or lie down right after a dose, the pills can get hung up in your esophagus. The contents leak out and may cause…
- 13 days ago, 14 Jan 15, 6:22pm -
Meet the Investigator: Evette Radisky, Ph.D.
At the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, hundreds of researchers dedicate their professional lives to reducing the burden of cancer. Each one has a unique story. In this video, biochemist Evette Radisky, Ph.D., describes research interests that include canc…
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  • newMany asthma diagnoses 'may be wrong'

    Many asthma diagnoses 'may be wrong'

    More than a million adults in the UK may be wrongly diagnosed as asthmatic and be receiving unnecessary medication as a result, warns an NHS watchdog.
    - 33 mins ago, 28 Jan 15, 12:46am -
  • newCoupons 'help pregnant smokers quit'

    Coupons 'help pregnant smokers quit'

    Researchers say offering financial incentives worth £400 to pregnant smokers makes them more likely to quit the habit.
    - 37 mins ago, 28 Jan 15, 12:42am -
  • newThe cost of being unhealthy

    The cost of being unhealthy

    Nick Triggle looks at how the nation's life choices are taking a toll
    - 6 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 7:38pm -

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  • Experts predict almost 1.4m cancer deaths in EU in 2015
    Lung to overtake breast as number one cancer death in womenRelated items from OnMedicaBreakthrough for long-term survival in lung cancerLung cancer can be dormant for 20 years Breast cancer in the under 50s tops 10,000 a yearMelanoma is now fifth mos…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jan 15, 12:00am -
  • GPs to issue ‘information prescriptions’ for diabetics
    Diabetics to get personal action plans from GPs to help their conditionRelated items from OnMedicaDiabetes treatments do ‘more harm than good’ for manyCharity launches good diabetes care campaign in surgeriesMany diabetics do not have a care plan…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jan 15, 12:00am -
  • GPs are losing interest in CCG roles
    GPs highly engaged in CCG work falls from 19% to 12% over past yearRelated items from OnMedicaSpecialists in commissioningGPs offered guide to better commissioningCCG and NHS England partnerships mostly work well at local levelCCGs offered enhanced p…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jan 15, 12:00am -
  • Labour plans GP safety checks for older people
    10-year plan for NHS will use GPs expertise to cut hospital admissionsRelated items from OnMedicaChasm separates reality from GP visionTraditional GP role widens from ‘helping’ to ‘business’ modelA good prevention strategy could reduce falls…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jan 15, 12:00am -
  • High cholesterol in 30s raises heart disease risk
    39% higher risk of heart disease per decade of high cholesterol Related items from OnMedicaObese children show signs of potential heart problemsModerate drinking linked to lower risk of heart failureSugar not saturated fat is the major issue for CVD…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jan 15, 12:00am -

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YouTube: New England Journal of Medicine

Kussmaul's Sign
A 55-year-old woman with a history of Hodgkin’s lymphoma treated with mantle field radiation had subacute, progressive dyspnea on exertion. Distention of the jugular veins and elevation of jugular venous pressure during inspiration, known as Kussma…
- 14 days ago, 13 Jan 15, 7:58pm -
NEJM Knowledge+ Internal Medicine Board Review Demo
See how NEJM Knowledge+ Internal Medicine Board Review makes lifelong learning and board preparation more productive and fun. Check out the demo for a quick look. Visit NEJM Knowledge+ to learn more http://knowledgeplus.nejm.org/
- 14 days ago, 13 Jan 15, 7:46pm -
Knowledge+ Adaptive Learning Explained
At the heart of NEJM Knowledge+ is a smart, adaptive engine that will transform your learning experience. This adaptive learning platform quickly assesses the subjects you know well, and identifies the areas where you need reinforcement. It then deli…
- 14 days ago, 13 Jan 15, 7:34pm -
Knowledge+Product Overview
There’s never been a product for lifelong learning and board review quite like NEJM Knowledge+. It’s the most efficient, engaging, and effective way for you to learn, improve the quality of your practice, and prepare for board exams. Visit NEJM K…
- 14 days ago, 13 Jan 15, 7:30pm -
Large Mobile Thrombus
In a 58-year-old woman with rheumatic heart disease and severe mitral stenosis, a 4.5-cm thrombus is seen floating within the left atrial cavity on transesophageal echocardiography. The large size of the thrombus and the presence of severe mitral ste…
- 15 days ago, 12 Jan 15, 9:42pm -
Prominent Neck Pulsations
Visible pulsations on the right side of the neck suggest arterial pulsation.See the NEJM article, "Cervical Aortic Arch": http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1400771
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  • newGeorgia to execute man despite claims he is mentally disabled
    Warren Lee Hill, 54, is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection on Tuesday evening. An appeal by his attorneys to the U.S. Supreme Court was denied. The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles on Tuesday refused to stop the execution, as did the st…
    - 16 mins ago, 28 Jan 15, 1:03am -
  • new5-Year-Old Girl Dies After Catching the Flu
    Kiera Driscoll of Nevada died three days after developing the flu, despite getting a flu shot.
    - 46 mins ago, 28 Jan 15, 12:33am -
  • newAbiomed raises revenue outlook, wins US approval for heart pump
    (Reuters) - Medical device maker Abiomed Inc raised its full-year revenue forecast and said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had approved its heart pump, sending its stock up about 30 percent in extended trading. Abiomed's heart pump, Impella RP…
    - 49 mins ago, 28 Jan 15, 12:30am -
  • newVouchers and cyber-friends: new keys to good health?
    Shopping vouchers and online social networks may be powerful, modern tools to help people quit smoking and lose weight, two unusual experiments suggested Wednesday. In the Scottish study, published in The BMJ, researchers offered 612 pregnant smokers…
    - 58 mins ago, 28 Jan 15, 12:21am -
  • newProbe links sugary drinks with earlier menstruation
    Girls who consume lots of sugary drinks start menstruating at a younger age, a study said Wednesday. The findings are important because early onset of menstruation is linked to a higher risk of breast cancer in later life, the paper said, although ot…
    - 1 hour ago, 28 Jan 15, 12:17am -
  • newAbiomed raises revenue outlook, wins U.S. approval for heart pump
    (Reuters) - Medical device maker Abiomed Inc raised its full-year revenue forecast and said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had approved its heart pump, sending its stock nearly 32 percent in extended trading. Abiomed's heart pump, Impella RP,…
    - 1 hour ago, 27 Jan 15, 11:54pm -
  • newUniversity of California on-campus doctors stage rare strike
    By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Doctors for student health centers at 10 University of California campuses staged a rare one-day strike on Tuesday, upset that administrators have failed to give their union information the physicians said…
    - 1 hour ago, 27 Jan 15, 11:51pm -
  • new4 Simple Things You Can Do to Improve Your Mental Wellness
    I previously wrote about the symptoms of depression and provided a guide to treat depression. However, many of the same behavioral activation techniques that are used in the treatment of depression can improve your mental wellness even if you do not…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Jan 15, 11:27pm -