Monthly Archives: August 2010

Protected: Medical Edge Previews – September 2010

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Tips for a Healthy School Year

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Dr. Phil Fischer has some advice for helping keep your kids healthy as they head back to school. To listen, click the link below. Tips for a Healthy School Year

Athletes and the Heat

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic sports medicine specialist, Chad Eickhoff talks about the need to stay hydrated during competition and practice. To listen, click the link below. Athletes and Heat

Ulcerative Colitis Diagnosis and Treatment

Dr. Edward Loftus discusses causes, symptoms, and diagnosis of ulcerative colitis. He also┬ádiscusses conditions associated with ulcerative colitis. Physicians at Mayo Clinic rely on a close collaboration with radiologists and Gastroenterology pathologists to evaluate patients. Dr. Edward Loftus discusses different medications used to treat ulcerative colitis. He also┬ádiscusses surgery for patients with ulcerative colitis which […]

Study Finds that Surgical Treatment of Arteriovenous Fistulas Is Safe and Effective

A new Mayo Clinic study found that surgical treatment of spinal arteriovenous fistulas is safe and effective. Newer techniques like endovascular embolization have not yet been demonstrated to be as effective, and therefore must be studied further in order to be recommended over traditional surgery. This study was presented at the American Association of Neurological […]