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Insight into Vitiligo: The Truth and Treatment of Leucoderma | Medical News

Today, June 25th, marks World Vitiligo Day, aimed at raising awareness about the disease.  Vitiligo affects roughly 100 million people worldwide and almost 2 million in the US. It’s not contagious or fatal, but scientists are unsure of what causes it. What is Vitiligo Vitiligo is a patchy loss of skin coloring (pigmentation). The average age … Continue reading “Insight into Vitiligo: The Truth and Treatment of Leucoderma | Medical News”

Pediatric VPI (Velopharyngeal Insufficiency) Evaluation Clinic – Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic Dr. Shelagh Cofer performs the VPI Evaluation Clinic with Ella. She explains the various components of the evaluation. source About HealthLynked Improving healthcare is the mission of HealthLynked. HealthLynked focuses on improving healthcare services for patients as well as physicians. Our technology shortens wait time with online scheduling of appointments, Real-time appointments by … Continue reading “Pediatric VPI (Velopharyngeal Insufficiency) Evaluation Clinic – Mayo Clinic”

Becoming a Living Liver Donor: Evaluation, Risks, and Recovery

Charles Rosen, M.D., transplant surgeon at Mayo Clinic, discusses living liver donation, including the evaluation process, risks, and recovery. Liver transplantation enables recipients to enjoy prolonged survival with an excellent quality of life. Unfortunately, there aren’t enough deceased donor livers for everyone in need. Living liver donation could enable a patient to undergo transplantation much … Continue reading “Becoming a Living Liver Donor: Evaluation, Risks, and Recovery”

Measles Virus as a Cancer Fighter

A medical first — a woman with an incurable form of cancer has had all signs of living cancer cells eradicated from her body for at least 6 months. What’s more, it was accomplished in a single treatment. And the magic potion — was the measles virus. source About HealthLynked Improving healthcare is the mission … Continue reading “Measles Virus as a Cancer Fighter”

What Does Your Liver Do?

What do you know about your liver? Learn more about this organ and the many important jobs that it does. Source About HealthLynked Improving healthcare is the mission of HealthLynked. HealthLynked focuses on improving healthcare services for patients as well as physicians. Our technology shortens wait time with online scheduling of appointments, Real-time appointments by … Continue reading “What Does Your Liver Do?”

Five [PLUS] Senses Working Overtime. Are You Tuned In…?

Today is Celebration of the Senses Day – a time to consider your amazing sensory abilities and how they interrelate. We all learn as children humans have five basic senses: touch, sight, hearing, smell and taste. Science has done a fantastic job describing the organs associated with each, how they send information to the brain … Continue reading “Five [PLUS] Senses Working Overtime. Are You Tuned In…?”

Know Your Numbers – 8675309 Parody – Mayo Clinic

This is a parody of 8675309/Jenny, produced by the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media to promote healthy heart awareness. source About HealthLynked Improving healthcare is the mission of HealthLynked. HealthLynked focuses on improving healthcare services for patients as well as physicians. Our technology shortens wait time with online scheduling of appointments, Real-time appointments by … Continue reading “Know Your Numbers – 8675309 Parody – Mayo Clinic”

Stem Cells Get Hip – Mayo Clinic

Stem Cells are the starting point for all the tissues in your body. Your body grows them all the time. So, Mayo researchers thought why not put them work healing damaged tissues like heart muscle or bone. Here’s an example that’s really hip from Dennis Douda for the Mayo Clinic news Network. source About HealthLynked … Continue reading “Stem Cells Get Hip – Mayo Clinic”

Crisis Help: Just a Text Away

Crisis text line, or CTL, is the first national 24/7 intervention hotline exclusively by text messaging. It offers anonymity, and it’s as easy as 741-741. The Crisis Text Hotline is helping teens deal with serious issues like depression, suicidal thoughts, and self-harm. 40,000 text messages, the majority from teenagers, are exchanged each day with crisis … Continue reading “Crisis Help: Just a Text Away”

Ketogenic Diet-Mayo Clinic

You might have heard the term “brain food” used to describe food that’s good for you. Doctors at Mayo Clinic say there really is a diet that benefits the brain. But this diet is not for everybody. It’s for kids who have epilepsy, and it’s based on extremely high fats and very few carbs. More … Continue reading “Ketogenic Diet-Mayo Clinic”