Acoustic neuroma, also known as vestibular schwannoma, is a noncancerous and usually slow-growing tumor that develops on the main (vestibular) nerve leading from your inner ear to your brain. Branches of this nerve directly influence your balance and hearing, and pressure from an acoustic neuroma can cause hearing loss, ringing in your ear and unsteadiness.
So you want to be a cardiothoracic surgeon. You like the idea of open heart surgery and the glory that comes with being a CT surgeon. Let’s debunk the public perception myths of what it means to be a cardiothoracic surgeon, and give it to you straight. This is the reality of cardiothoracic surgery. 💌
A migraine aura is usually visual, but can also be a sensory, motor or verbal disturbance. This animation shows what happens when you have a migraine aura. Learn more about Migraines: https://mayocl.in/3cJaHT9 Request an Appointment at Mayo Clinic https://mayocl.in/3cCGzIM Follow Mayo Clinic on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mayoclinic/ Like Mayo Clinic on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ Follow Mayo Clinic on
Have you ever experienced a day where you nailed all the items on your to-do list and you felt so accomplished and so proud? A day later, despite knowing how great it feels to knock out your work, you just can’t find yourself motivated to even get started. If that sounds like you, it’s completely
Please be advised that this video contains graphic footage of surgery. This video demonstrates a level II-IV select neck dissection (cervical lymphadenectomy) performed and narrated by Dr. Kathryn Van Abel. Series Editors: Andrew J. Goates, M.D.; Cynthia M. Chweya, B.S.; Matthew L. Carlson, M.D. To learn more about the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at Mayo Clinic,
The HMS Curriculum Fellows Program functions as an educational laboratory that aims to improve the learning experience for graduate students and postdoctoral trainees in the community.
Visit http://mayocl.in/2gVvkCr for more information on Guillain-Barre care at Mayo Clinic or to request an appointment. The symptoms came on fast. Within weeks the woman you’re about to meet went from being completely healthy to lying in the intensive care unit, unable to move, struggling to breathe. A victim of Guillain-Barre syndrome. Listen to her
On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Bradford Currier, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon, discusses treatment options for a common cause of back pain, spinal stenosis. This interview originally aired March 30, 2019. As people age, it’s estimated that 8 of 10 adults experience back pain from life’s normal wear and tear on the spine.
Lymphovenous Bypass Surgery is a surgical treatment option for lymphedema. About 20 percent of breast cancer patients develop lymphedema after cancer treatment. In this video, Dr. Forte explains how this surgery helps to restore the flow of lymphatic fluid, thus relieving the symptoms of lymphedema. To request an appointment, visit https://mayocl.in/2wTE4Oj
Pulmonary medicine physician Maha Farhat and mathematician and evolutionary biologist Michael Baym join forces in the Department of Biomedical Informatics to stem the rising tide of drug resistance. Here, they discuss their collaboration. Read more at http://hms.harvard.edu/news/drug-resistance-warriors
There are a number of opportunities through which you can learn from Harvard Medical School and be connected to our extraordinary community of leaders in healthcare and medical research. To learn more, visit our External Education website at https://hms.harvard.edu/departments/office-external-education
Mayo Clinic Insights: Dr. Swift discusses what an adenovirus is and how the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine works. For more up to date information about COVID-19, visit https://mayocl.in/3aUioXa
There’s nothing like a good night’s sleep. But for people with obstructive sleep apnea, decent shut eye is hard to get. They often snore and repeatedly stop breathing during the night. This not only causes daytime sleepiness, but also other health issues. More on risks of sleep apnea and what you can do about it
Heart patients are benefiting from amazing advances in technology, surgery, and treatments. At Mayo Clinic, 75% of them also take advantage of a way to help them recover better and live longer – cardiac rehabilitation. That’s three times the national average.
Dr. Dan Montero, sports medicine expert from Mayo Clinic, shares more information about appropriate exercise if you’re feeling under the weather as well as tips for exercise with social distancing. For more information, visit https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/fitness/expert-answers/exercise/faq-20058494
Sandra has been an artist and performer her whole life. Her creativity did’t just stop when she was diagnosed with ALS – amyotrophic lateral sclerosis – a progressive nervous system disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, causing loss of muscle control. Sandra, a mother of three from Gainesville, FL, adapted.
Imagine you’re at the mall and a man or woman collapses. Fortunately, you can increase or even triple that person’s chance of survival if you start CPR. Mayo Clinic doctors say that a modified form of CPR will save more lives. It’s easier to learn, easier to do and you don’t have to blow in
Please be advised that this video contains graphic footage of surgery. This video demonstrates a total parotidectomy performed by Dr. Eric J. Moore for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma metastasized to the parotid gland. Series Editors: Andrew J. Goates, M.D.; Matthew L. Carlson, M.D.; David P. Larson, M.D. To learn more about the Department of Otorhinolaryngology